Essay on Holocaust 6

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The Holocaust

     Throughout history the Jewish people have been scapegoats; whenever something was not going right they were the ones to blame. From Biblical times through to the Shakespearean Era, all the way to the Middle East Crisis and the creation of Israel, the Jews have been persecuted and blamed for the problems of the world. The most horrifying account of Jewish persecution is the holocaust, which took place in Europe from 1933 to 1945 when Adolf Hitler tried to eliminate all the people that he thought were inferior to the Germans, namely the Jews, because he wanted a pure Aryan State.
     In January of 1933, Adolf Hitler, who was part of the Right Wing National Socialist
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It was the fact that the people who knew about it chose to ignore it because it seemed untrue that anyone that was created by God could do anything so inhumane. In an interview with Margaret Moore, who was in her twenties and living in Canada during WW II, she recalled not hearing about the Holocaust until after the war was over and the camps had already been liberated. This could have been because of the lack of media involvement; unlike today or it could be that our government chose to ignore a problem that had affected billions of people in the world. It is a known fact that many people did not have clue what was going on in Germany and her Third Reich.
Many Jews started to flee Germany and were immigrating to other countries. Many countries did not want all the refugees so they put restrictions on the number of refugees that they let in. If the countries had been more receptive to the refugees fleeing Germany there would not have been such a large number of people killed and the Holocaust might never have happened. Yet if some people did not open their homes and hearts to some of the Jewish families, Hitler’s dream would have been realised and the Jews of Europe and then perhaps the world, would have been wiped out.
One of the first steps of “cleansing” was the mass murder of many Jews who were falsely considered insane. They would disguise gas chambers as showers and tell the Jews that they were to take

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