Chronology of the Holocaust Essay

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The holocaust was a bleak and unrecoverable part of the history of the twentieth century that will always be remembered. Millions died for no reason except for one man’s madness. Although many people know why this war happened many don’t know when and what events lead up to this: the way Hitler came into power, or when the first concentration camp was established, and what city it was in, why Jews were hated so much by Hitler, and why the rest of the country also hated them as well as, and what the chronology of the Holocaust. These are some of the things I will explain in my paper.

In 1933 Hindenburg was the president of Germany. Having recovered form the First World War, Germany is on the rise once again. Hindenburg
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Hitler had an insane hatred for the Jews. He felt that the whining Jewish population was what prevented the country of Germany to rising to its former glory. Before coming into power, Hitler wrote a book explaining his hatred and why others should hate as well. The book was not very popular at the time but would later be held as the nazi “bible”. After Hitler comes into power, the laws of Jewish persecution become more often, stricter, and more deadly. The next law that passed was that of the Nuremberg Laws these laws stated that none of the Jews in Germany were allowed to marry Aryans or fly the German flag (The Holocaust Background info center). 1935 ended with another law against the Jews being passed, as did the start of 1936.

Not only were Jews not allowed to be employed as a civil service worker, but they also could not practice as a doctor or pedeitrition. These were just one of the many jobs to worthy for a lowly Jew to occupy. Unfortunately for all of the Jewish workers, They did not only lose their jobs but they would also lose their lives. These people were taken from their place of business, and since there was no use for them they were killed probably at the freshly opened Buchenwald camp in 1937.

1938 was a year filed with evil laws against the Jews, as well as, new happenings in the war, and with Germany. On march 13 Austria is forced into being an ally of Germany (the holocaust info center). This a huge step for Nazi

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