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    allied forces had just won the Second World War and defeated arguably the most gruesome dictator in history. Not only were Americans excited about their victory in the war, but also their victory against the religious genocide in the Holocaust. Americans regarded the Holocaust as an evil act and were disturbed at the thought of the German people blindly following the orders of Adolf Hitler. Jackson’s short story was written just after the…

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    Did you know that Holocaust means a mass slaughter of people or a sacrifice consumed by fire! (Merriam-Webster) The Holocaust started on January 30,1933 and finally ended on May 8, 1945. ( The Holocaust and World War II ) The Nuremberg Laws made it so German Jews were no longer German citizens. Separated the Jewish part Jewish and or Aryan. Kristallnacht also known as “The Night of Broken Glass” This event lasted 2 days over 7500 Jewish shops were looted. 119 synagogues were set on fire…

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    Daniel Gendelberg 753 When we learn about the terrifying times during the Holocaust, the Nazis often come to mind first. Many ordinary citizens were trying to live their lives and support their families. The Nazis demanded that everyone follow their rules and beliefs, and that Jews should all be killed. Citizens decided the law was wrong when they understood that the Jews did no harm and saw the horrifying conditions of concentration camps. People were locked in wagons for days and had…

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    Holocaust Holocaust comes from the Greek words holos and kaustos. Holos meaning whole, and kaustos meaning burned. Adolf Hitler was the man who finished the job. He believed Jews were not worthy to be in Germany. In the following paragraphs there will be more information at this time in history. Adolf did not start the discrimination against Jews. It started back when the Roman authorities destroyed Jewish temples in Jerusalem, and ordered them to leave Palestine. Adolf just finished…

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    Types of Resistance During The Holocaust “To the Jewish, fighting and survival were the same” (“Encyclopedia of The Holocaust”, 1,265). As most people know during the Holocaust Jewish people and others were persecuted by the Nazis and their supporters. The people who were persecuted would often resist in an attempt to survive the cruelty, these are the different ways they resisted. One of the main places that they resisted was in the ghettos. “Some ghettos like the one in Warsaw were not…

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    countries but it wasn’t the same a few decades ago. During the Holocaust, many Jewish people were discriminated, abused, and slaughtered as well as being brutally tortured in countless ways by the Nazis. From being burned alive, to dying of hunger and frigid coldness, there were no possible signs of virtue. Elie Wiesel, a survivor of the Holocaust, shares with the world the transfixing experiences as a victim of the horrid event . The holocaust, a systematic mass murder of Jews, contradicts the…

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    Anti Semitism Before the Holocaust Why is that the world blames the Jews for its problems? The Holocaust is known as the universal example of Jewish persecution, but was it the first time Jews encountered anti Semitism? Much of the world likes to think that it was started by the Nazis, but this is by far erroneous; the Holocaust was by no means the catalyst of anti Semitism. Antisemitism is known as the prejudice against Jews. “The term [Anti-Semitism] was first used by a German in 1879,…

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    Hiding during the Holocaust Hide and seek is a great game that little kids play, but there was a time where kids hide to save their lives. The Holocaust is when Hitler killed a bunch of Jews. Some Jews would hide to not get killed. Very few people would help jews hide from the Nazi by sending them to a different country or hide them in their homes or other buildings. First there were multiple people who helped save Jewish lives like Ghetto groups. Ghetto groups are groups for…

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    Holocaust Holocaust comes from the Greek words holos and kaustos. Holos meaning whole, and kaustos meaning burned. Adolf Hitler was the man who finished the job. He believed Jews were not worthy to be in Germany, or alive for that matter. In the following paragraphs there will be more information at this devastating time in history. Adolf did not start the discrimination against Jews. It commenced back when the Roman authorities annihilated Jewish temples in Jerusalem, and commanded…

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    Though it was not the first or the last crime against humanity, the Holocaust was, in multiple ways, an unprecedented genocide and remains the most extreme attempt to rid the world of an entire group. The Holocaust has become a universal token of brutal cruelty as well as unjust human suffering. It had many effects on the path of world history, and can still be seen in today’s world. The immediate effects of the Holocaust includes the seven to nine million of displaced Jews. Several countries…

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