The Anti-Jewish Policies Of The Holocaust

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“The anti-Jewish policies of the Nazis from 1933 to 1939 paved the way for the Holocaust”. Do you agree?

The Legislation, policies and ideology’s put in place by the Nazi-government between 1933 and 1939 paved the way for the biggest premeditated mass murder of millions of innocent civilians.

Anti-Semitism and the persecution of Jews represented a central focus of Nazi ideology by Hitler and other senior members of the Nazi party, including Joseph Goebbels, Heinrich Himmler, Hermann Göring and Houston Stewart Chamberlain. They were captivated in a racist ideology that regarded Jews as “parasitic vermin” worthy only of extermination of which the Nazis implemented genocide on the Jewish population in Europe on an unprecedented scale. The Holocaust
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This follows Hitler’s belief of the “stab in the back theory” which he wrote about in his book “Mien Kamph” which translates in English to my struggle. He wrote this book in his time in prison and was published in 1925. The “stab in the back theory” states that the German Army did not lose the First World War, but instead was betrayed by the civilians on the home front. Henceforth Hitler and his SS leadership team wrote and introduced the Nuremberg laws (also known as the Anti-Semitic laws) on 15th September 1935.

The Nuremburg Laws can be defined as “two laws which excluded the Jews from German life, as well as taking away some of their natural rights.” These laws were used to dehumanise all Jewish people and to also create a false sense of superiority for Germans.

The Nuremberg laws is a great foreshadowing of the devastation the German Leadership enacted through the German Army caused on “inferior minority groups” during 1939 and 1945. The Nuremberg laws that were created by the Nazi Party were created to preserve and continue their idea of the superior race of German Blood. The Nuremberg laws excluded German Jews from Reich citizenship and prohibited them from marrying or having sexual relations with persons of "German or German-related
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There is no question that the policies and implementation of them on Jewish society foreshadows the devastating impact that the holocaust had on society as a whole and is a reminder to society of the impact of racial vilification and anti-Semitism on a population and what happens when a race of people make another feel inferior and “not
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