Comparing American Slavery and the Holocaust

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The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast the American Slavery and the Holocaust, in terms of which one was more malevolent than the other. Research indicates that “the “competition” between African-American and Jews has served to trivialize the malevolence which both has suffered” (Newton, 1999). According to L. Thomas “A separate issue that contributes to the tension between blacks and Jews refer to to the role that Jews played in the American Slave trade.”

Around 1600 (C.E), the United States began importing blacks from the continent of Africa for slave labor; and the Constitution later adopted by the colonies declared blacks 3/5 of a person (Martin, 1993). Laurence Thomas states that the Adolph Hitler’s
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For example, they were executed at given moment. Mintz claims that “they were at least valuable, and people paid a high price to purchase, house, and feed them (Mintz & McNeil, 2013) It seems this is where the African-American and Jewish people contrast.
The Holocaust
Ian Kershaw empathetically states that “The Holocaust was the systematic, extermination of six million Jews by the Nazi government and their allies during World War II.” He further add that it wasn’t until after Adolph Hitler “became Chancellor of the German government, he began targeting the Jews as racially inferior to the German people (Kershaw, 1985).
Accordingly, Hitler began eradicating all nationalities that he considered second-rate to Germans. Many believe that the depopulation technique was the “German viewpoint of the Nazi government, which wanted to create a "master race" of Aryan people. After January 1933, the Jews were placed in concentration camps which started the Holocaust” (Katz, 1994).
People were basically removed from their homes, barred from daily activities, and forced to live in uncleanliness in ghettos throughout Germany and the countries that the Nazis took over (Cureton, 2013). Further research by Cureton is that the rest were forced into labor, while many were confined to prison for their beliefs, race, religion, or for political purposes.
Incidentally, the Nazis developed new ways to eliminate people, including
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