Genocide In The Holocaust

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Genocide is the carefully planned and the deliberate killing of a significantly large group of people. Mostly and especially those who are part of a particular culture, race or religion. Genocide is not something that just eradicates the targeted people, but they continue to draw out the punishments and the abuse that is far more exceeded then what is needed to kill the targeted people. One of the history's most notorious genocides would be the Holocaust which killed over 6 million Jews. The Holocaust was located in Germany and involved an extremists German group called the Nazi’s who slaughtered the Jewish community and many other ethnic groups.

This essay will further analyse the see, judge and act process that will help to answer the question “Do I have the courage to care?”

The Holocaust began when Hitler came to power in January 1933, the Holocaust was a very dark and depressing time for not only the Jewish people but many others who did not follow the Nazi way. The Holocaust brought the death of over 6 million Jews, 7 million Soviet civilians, 1.8 million Non-Jewish Polish civilians, 312,000 Serb civilians, 250,000 people who had disabilities, 1900 Jehovah’s Witnesses and 196,000–220,000 Gypsies. IN total the Holocaust brought the death of over 11 million people. Hitler's goal of eradicating these citizens was because he thought them as inferior to his plan to “breed” a new generation, The Aryan race. Hitler also idolised a certain group of people, and those

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