The First Anti Semitic Act Essay

1329 WordsOct 10, 20166 Pages
The first anti-Semitic act was after Jesus was put to death by Roman authorities. However, the gospel accounts were interpreted as blaming all Jews for the crucifixion. After the crucifixion, Roman armies destroyed the Temple in Jerusalem. Jewish people were exiled and looked as agents of the devil and murderers of God. Jewish people were being dehumanized by being restricted from owning land and having occupations because of state and church laws. In the 1900’s, another lie was presented that Jewish people were going to dominate by using their money and intelligence. The Soviet Union secret police made a fake document with an outline to support the lie that Jewish people were going to take over. This news went worldwide forming antisemitism around the world (#1). During World War I, Adolf Hitler an anti-Semitic, moved to Germany to enlist in the army, and joined the German Workers Party later known as the Nazi Party. After WWI, Germany’s democracy started to fall part, losing their army, land, money, allies and Central Powers because Germany was forced to sign the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. This is when Hitler’s voice was a sign of hope for Germany and captured society’s fear. Since, Hitler blamed the Jewish people for losing World War I. Hitler was involved in the politics and tried to take control of the state government in 1923 with the Beer Hall Putsch. It was to going to make a new government in southern Germany to take out the Jewish race, creating racism (#2).
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