The Holocaust: The Biggest Hate Crime in the World

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It is a hate crime due to the fact that is directed toward a specific group of people. Individual chosen or group chosen because they represent a group believed to represent a group that the perpetrator is biased against. Everything started when Adolf Hitler became the leader of Germany, form 1934 to 1945. Adolf Hitler was born in Austria in 1889. Hitler rose to power in German politics becoming the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Part; known as the Nazi Party. As the dictator of Germany from 1933 to 1945 he started WWII with the invention to Poland. Hitler was the orchestrated of the Holocaust, which resulted in the death of 6 million Jews. Hitler believes that Jews were an inferior race. According to Hitler Jews were an alien threat to German racial purity and community. “After years of Nazi rule in Germany, during which Jews were consistently persecuted, Hitler’s “final solution”–now known as the Holocaust–came to fruition under the cover of world war, with mass killing centers constructed in the concentration camps of occupied Poland “ (History 2009). Hitler’s symbol used to murder millions of people was the swastika. The word "swastika" comes from the Sanskrit svastika - "su" meaning "good," "asti" meaning "to be," and "ka" as a suffix. Until the Nazis used this symbol, the swastika was used by many cultures throughout the past 3,000 years to represent life, sun, power,…

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