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.
Schindlerjuden An act of mass destruction, a loss of life; the Holocaust was the mass murder of the Jewish community under the regime of Nazi Germany. The Holocaust first began in 1933 under the power of Adolf Hitler, and eventually ended in 1945 when Nazi Germany was defeated by the allied powers. The term “Holocaust” originates from the Greek term “holokauston”, meaning, “sacrificed by fire”. The Nazis didn’t just focus on the full destruction of Jews, they also narrowed in on the other minorities such as the homosexuals, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Gypsies, and the disabled. An estimated 11 million died under the rule of Hitler, 6 million of those were Jews, and 1.1 million were children.
Psychological Effects of Holocaust According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, holocaust is defined as “A sacrifice consumed by fire.” This has an eerie relation to the suffering that millions of Jews faced during the Holocaust of World War Two. Even though the war ended sixty-six years ago, the effects are still felt today. The long term effects of the Holocaust are numerous and still showing effects and will be for the unforeseeable future. The Holocaust beginnings of the Holocaust began in Germany in 1933. According to The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, “The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.” The Nazis
Hitler hoped the Jews would die of starvation or from disease as the ghettos had horrible conditions. Hitler eventually grew impatient and created massive concentration camps all over Europe. The aim of these camps was to exterminate Jews much faster. The Nazis eventually built massive gas chambers. The gas chambers lead to the deaths of thousands of Jews.
His act of evil resulting in the deaths of over twelve million Jewish people, which was more than half the Jewish population at the time is unforgettable and horrifying till today. I intend to prove that God did not prevent this evil from happening because of the following theodical arguments of Evil as a Privation of Good, The Free-Will Defense, and Evil as Therapy. Hitler's Holocaust began when he gained power of Germany in 1933. Ever since, he carried out his mission to murder the entire Jewish race. What started with segregating Jewish people into ghetto neighborhoods to isolate them for the rest was actually his master plan for the planned murder of any and all Jews in Nazi Europe.
Holocaust When Hitler became ruler of Germany, he decided to make his country a dictatorship. This caused his people to listen to the propaganda he made up. Every Jew was executed and only could bring a bag of belongings, which they soon lost. They were all sent to concentration camps, where they were separated from their parents and siblings. Jews from all over the world were worked to death and/or starved to death; as a result, nearly six million Jewish people passed away, being thrown in ovens to burn the bodies or buried.
Camelia McCallum Mrs. Heiden SOPH CP LA 25 April 2011 Crucial Times of the Holocaust What man would create a breeding ground for extreme discrimination of his own people? Throughout the Second World War the chancellor of Germany allowed the brutal murderers of over six million Jewish German citizens. The killing of the innocent people took place in concentration camps in the span of a few years. Two infamous death camps were Auschwitz two Birkenau and Mauthausen. Even though Birkenau and Muahthausen had differences, they both are historically some of the worst concentration camps of the Holocaust.
“Holocaust” is a word of Greek origin meaning “sacrifice by fire”. The Nazis who came to power in Germany in January 1933 believed that Germans were “racially superior” and the Jews, deemed “inferior”, were an alien threat to the so called German racial community. (Holocaust) Writing the era of the Holocaust, German authorities also targeted other groups because of their perceived “racial inferiority” groups such as Gypsies, disabled and also the
“The killing of some six million Jews by the Nazis during WWII. To the Nazis, the holocaust was the ‘Final Solution’ to the ‘Jewish Problem,’ and would help them establish a pure German master race. Much of the killing took place in concentration camps, such as Auschwitz and Dachau. The ‘holocaust’, a term applied by the Nazis to the genocide of European Jews during WWII. Before instituting the Final Solution, the Nazi government had abolished Jews’ rights destroyed and confiscated their property, and confined them in concentration camps.” (The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy).
----------------------- Thesis Statement The mass killing of people in Eastern Europe known as “The Holocaust” impacted world history in many ways. Propaganda and media played a huge role in the Holocaust, that’s when Joseph Goebbels comes in to play, a master Propagandist. The Holocaust started from January 30, 1933 to May 8, 1945, when the war in Europe had officially ended. During those times Adolf Hitler was the chancellor of Germany. Approximately 6 million(1.5 million of these being children) were persecuted, murdered and 5,000 Jewish communities were destroyed.