Some fought the Nazi’s; others refused to go to camps and ran away. Some Jews worked to preserve their traditions alive. Over 6 million Jews died in the Holocaust. After the war survivors were put in Displaced Person camps. The Holocaust will go down as one of the most brutal genocides ever.
Jews in the 19th Century During the 19th the status and position of European Jews changed frequently as the rights they had and the way countries tried to gain inequality changed dramatically. At the start of the 19th in France and Germany there was a great deal of anti Semitism between Jews and Christians, the French Christians could not accept Jews into their community. They thought of Jews as aliens. In Germany Jews were persecuted. To start with, the nazi's made laws to limit their freedom and encourage attacks on Jewish homes and businesses.
. Of the nine million Jews that resided from the holocaust about two thirds were killed. Over one million Jewish children were killed in the holocaust. Hitler was harsh to the Jews he hurt peoples family’s by killing they’re family members. Putting them in jail for no reason.
Germans hated the Jews and felt disgusted with them so that’s why the Nazis would end so many families’ lives with children and babies. 6.5 million People died and 1.5 of the dead where children. The Nazis lost WWII to Russia and U.S. who were called The Allies the reign of Hitler ended when he committed suicide in 1945 so the Germans decided to surrender. The war was over so The Allies went to all the concentration camps and freed the people who were still alive. Works Cited www.google.com
Ultimately, Hitler was successful with the genocide of the harmless Jewish people in Germany, the council in Salem wasn’t as successful, the council tortured and killed many innocent people. The Jewish people were targeted, hunted, tortured, and killed, just for being Jewish, Hitler came to office on January 20, 1933; he believed that the German race had superiority over the Jews in Germany. The Jewish peoples’ lives were destroyed; they were treated inhumanly for the next 12 years, “Between 1933 and 1945, more than 11 million men, women, and children were murdered in the Holocaust. Approximately six million of these were Jews” (Levy). Hitler blamed a lot of the problems on the Jewish people, being a great orator Hitler got the support from Germany, killing off millions of Jews and other people, the German people thought it was the right thing to do.
Millions of Jews were killed between January 30, 1933 and May 8, 1945 and no one cared or even knew about it outside of the country it was happening in. The whole world was fighting in WWII and the slaughtering that was the Holocaust was going virtually unnoticed. The fact that most of the German race joined the Nazi group or helped the Nazi group is what made me pick this topic. Only a small group of people rebelled or realized what was happening was bad. Some of the young Jews survived the camps the Germans built to either make the Jews work hard with little food and necessities or be killed.
Throughout The Merchant, there are many forms of prejudice among a variety of characters, because of race, gender or religion. The most blatant form of prejudice within the play is the religious prejudice between the Jews and the Christians. In Shakespeare's time, the Elizabethan era, a Jew would have been considered an atheist. Anyone who did not conform to the beliefs in the Protestant God was considered an atheist, particularly Jews. There were also many beliefs about Jews that were simply myths, and therefore created prejudice throughout the globe against Jews.
Jews were blamed for causing this event that killed thousands of people throughout Europe during the middle ages. Around 1400, in Span, Jews were given three options: Convert to Christianity, leave the country or be executed. In the late 1800s the government in Russia and Poland helped organize or did not prevent violent attacks on Jewish neighborhoods, known as pogroms, in which mobs murdered Jews and raided their homes and stores. 2 At the same time, d... ... middle of paper ... ...nbsp; As the Holocaust began it was easy for the average non-Jewish German to look the other way because they were pretty much unaffected by the new laws and degrees. When the Nazis established concentration camps in the 1930s, the number of inmates ranged in the thousands.
The Holocaust The Holocaust was the mass murder of European Jews by the nazis during the second world war. It took place from the 30th of January 1933 to the end of the war in Europe on May 8th 1945. The nazi dictator Adolph Hitler planned to wipe out the entire Jewish population as a part of his plan to conquer the world. Holocaust refers to any widespread human disaster but it's special meaning is the annihilations of six million Jewish men, women and children by the nazi regime. The Jews were singled out for extermination because the nazis had a hatred for them as they considered jews as a race whose goal was world domination and was an obstruction to the Aryan dominance.
Once the war began, the situation worsened. If they survived the diseases and starvation, they were gassed to death along with the Jews. The Gypsies were never hunted by the Nazis, like the Jews were, but when German security came across them, they were executed. In 1943, the deportation to Auschwitz, the largest concentration camp, began. Another group subjected to the... ... middle of paper ... ...th it.