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    During the late 1800s and early 1900s race theory was used to justify the actions of European leaders. Race theory, the idea that human beings were divided into superior and inferior races, can be derived from Social Darwinism. Herbert Spencer, an English philosopher, applied the idea from before the 1850s that human beings were divided into different races with biological superiority to develop the idea of Social Darwinism (McKay, p. 697). This theory states that races that were the best…

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    On June 24, 1941, two days after German troops invaded the Soviet Union, they occupied Vilna, Lithuania, beginning their assault on the Jewish population. When German troops took control over Vilna, many of the local Jews were forced into ghettos. Once in the ghetto, Jews were forced to work in factories, mending the uniforms of Nazi officers, or on construction sites outside of the ghetto. On September 6, 1941 German troops entered the Vilna ghetto. For two and a half months Nazi soldiers…

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    More than 13 million people died during the Armenian Genocide and the Holocaust. Can you imagine that immense loss of life and the brutality they suffered? It is unfathomable! Both of these events were similar but not the same. Like their similarities, they both had their differences. Most importantly, the dehumanization inflicted on the victims of both mass killings is what makes the events comparable. The twentieth century has demonstrated the true horror that mankind can force upon society.…

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    Adolf Hitler was a cruel man that preached a message of hate and violence towards millions of Jews and his enemies. Even though Hitler hated his enemies he never killed them himself. He relied on ruthless organizations like the SS to carry out his vision of racial purity. The SS committed countless crimes against humanity for Hitler and Nazi Germany. Only die hard Hitler supporters, Aryans and cold-blooded killers were accepted into the SS. The SS was almost unavoidable as they were apart of…

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    Leadership can be defined and seen in many different ways, but the base, key qualities of a good leader generally should stay the same. Such qualities include honesty, compassion, integrity, confidence, and flexibility. When referring to a so-called “bad leader”, it is important to tell the difference between being bad at leading, and morally corrupt. When we come across a morally corrupt leader in history, we tend to compare theses base, key qualities of a defined “good” leader to the qualities…

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    genocides is the fact that the Tutsi persecutors were civilian-based militias, so the Tutsi were killed by their neighbors, friends, and family (White 40). In contrast to the Hutu, the Germans murdered the Jews in the form of the army, and the Einsatzgruppen, otherwise known as mobile killing squads. The mobile killing squads would herd together groups of Jews, bring them outside their towns, shoot them, and then bury them in mass graves (Berenbaum). With all things considered, the Germans and…

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    “The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.”(ushmm.org). The Holocausts was the world’s most inhumane massacre of Jews by the German Nazis. Adolf Hitler, who firmly believed that Germans were “racially superior”, was supreme power of Europe, due to his proclamation of himself as the Fuhrer. He was a very anti-Semitic man: always plotting atrocious schemes of eradicating the Jews. He…

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    The Holocaust and the Cambodian Genocide both represent attempts of genocide, or the targeted extermination of an entire race or people. In the weeks and months following the end of World War II, Soviet and Allied liberators slowly uncovered the unspeakable atrocities and systemized murder that characterized the Nazis’ Final Solution plan for ridding Europe of its Jewish population once and for all. On October 24, 1945 the United Nations was established in an effort to promote diplomatic talks…

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    Shared Knowledge

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    Personal and shared knowledge differ in the quantity of individuals who posses this knowledge, as personal knowledge refers to the interpretation of knowledge by a single individual, whereas shared knowledge denotes the ownership of knowledge by a group of individuals. Shared knowledge can also be considered timeless as each generation may use the same shared knowledge, where as personal knowledge can only be used by an individual at a certain point in time. Because these two concepts share a…

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    "We must ALWAYS take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented." - Elie Wiese, Noble Peace Prize Winner and Jewish Holocaust Survivor I agree with the quote above because by staying neutral we don 't stand up for what we believe in. We all need to make a stand for what we believe is right and what we believe is wrong. If more people were to stand up for what they believed in perhaps the Holocaust and the Genocide of the…

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