If we go back to World War 11- when the Germans had forced the Jewish people to wear yellow stars that identify who they were. This was just so they could be placed in the concentration camps later by the Nazis. You had most Germans believing that the Jews were below them. There for they never felt anything for discriminating against them, just because of whom they were. Because they had prejudged the Jews and felt that they were not worthy to live, so they decided to kill them all.
7. 3 reasons of what the people thought caused the black death was that God was punishing Mankind for its sins, an unfavorable alignment of the planets, and they said it was bad air, and jews poisoning wells. 8. There were no real cures for the black death, because no one actually knew where it was coming from so they had to deal with it and hope to survive. 9.
In 1944, at Chelmno, mass cremation and burial of corpses began. Many of these burial pits are still visible today. In a further effort to cover up evidence, the Germans dismantled the gas chambers of Sobibor and Treblinka. Yet, they were unable to work quickly enough to destroy all of the gas chambers at Majdanek and Auschwitz-Birkenau. The remains of the gas chambers and crematoriums are visible, but in poor condition.
Manny Salazar Period 2 May 12, 2010 The Stages of Dehumanization Is it possible for a man to be changed so much that he would kill a human being for a piece of bread? As it is described in the novel “Night” by Ellie Wiesel, many Jews were changed to these extremities inside concentration camps during the holocaust. Jews were Hitler’s main target during World War Two. They were dehumanized. They were ruthlessly treated by the Nazis as if they were some kind of nonhuman species.
Explain your connection using details from each text. -Briar Rose by Jane Yolen, and The Lottery by Shirley Jackson Briar Rose * Shows cruelty through the Holocaust * Many people were killed in harsh ways because of what religion they were * Shows that evil exists in everybody – Nazis killed many Jewish people – thought that they were going to ruin their economy – did not like spending a lot of money * Nazis formed their society to believe that Jews were bad people – they should be punished * Character vs. Society – Gemma vs. the Nazi Party – thought that she was worthless because she was Jewish – German citizens thought that what they were doing was okay because the Nazis were their leaders – leaders do what is right for the country * Good vs. evil – Gemma was a good person who was punished based on her background – Nazis did not care if you were good or not – they were evil so they did what they want – killed 6 million Jewish people The Lottery * Shows cruelty through the ‘lottery’ that they host * One member of a family was killed in a harsh way – they drew a piece of paper with a black dot on
Similarly the Germans and the Jews during the Holocaust were also forced into this ‘kill or be killed’ attitude. No doubt there were some Germans who did not agree with Hitler’s regime, but were too scared to stand up for their beliefs and decided to inflict suffering in order to save themselves from the same fate. This inaction caused much pain and suffering to innocent victims. Inaction can be worse than action in some cases, as not stopping the atrocities during the Holocaust was worse than inflicting them, because the victims could not stand up and save themselves. Edmund Burke epitomes this concept in a single quote, “All that is
I felt sad for the Jews, all the unjust things that happened to them during the Holocaust. About how they were put in the furnace, ditches filled with flames, worked to death, and put in the gas chambers. I was angered at Hitler and all the evil people that were willingly involved in all the atrocities of the Holocaust. I was scared for the Jews life and any time they would line up to be inspected to be incinerated or put in the gas chamber. I was happy when the allied forces were able to
Dachau liberation paper An event that has left the world scarred, the holocaust forever altered the course of human history. The travesties revealed the capacity of human evil as well as the resilience of the human soul. The concentration camps were the epicenter of the atrocities, their evil unfathomable to the healthy mind. Upon liberation the soldiers couldn’t believe what they were seeing and didn't know how to react. One of the first camps to be liberated was Dachau.
Why Did Hitler Hate the Jews? Most history students know that over six million Jews were slaughtered during World War II. However, there are actually several theories as to why Hitler hated the Jews. What was the cause that instigated one man to try and wipe out an entire race of people? Let us try and look at some of the possible causes or factors that lead to this cold-blooded massacre.
I felt like those people didn’t deserve what the were going through. Just because they were of different religion to the other Germans didn’t mean the had to be treated an less than a human being. The fact that the Jewish were murdered in many gruesome ways upset me. Filled me with some much rage. What broke my heart the most was seeing the little shoes of the children that the German soldiers had killed.