The weapons used by the Nazis and European Settlers were very different. The Nazis directly stated the outcome they thought necessary, which was what they called the “final solution” (“Holocaust”). This was the termination of all of the races they believed inferior to themselves. This “final solution” was administered through concentration camps, extermination camps and “Einsatzgruppen” which were military units sent to mass exterminate groups of people persecuted under the Nazi Regime (“Holocaust”). The soldiers of these camps and extermination groups used firearms and other weaponry to do their jobs, while European settlers were usually more indirect in the way they killed Native Americans. The largest contribution to the deaths of the natives is known as a “virgin soil epidemic”, where a disease spreads especially quickly the first time it is introduced to an area (Lewy). One of the diseases that claimed the most lives was small pox, which was distri...
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