Through out the war, there were numerous chances for the U.S. to stand up for the Jews; however many were left untaken. A lot of the attempts to save the Jews were Feeble attempts at best. In March of 1938, President Roosevelt attended a convention with numerous other countries to produce the Dominican Republic Settlement Association. During the Holocaust, The United States quota policy would’ve allowed 27,370 German Jews. This quota was increased by 7,000 in 1935 even though 82% of Americans disagree with this due to the Great Depression (Constitutional Rights Foundation). The United States quotas allowed thousands of Jews into America. However numerous more were declined once the United States reached their quota (United States Holoca...
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