The World Of The Holocaust

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Albert Einstein once said: “This world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, because of the people who don 't do anything about it.” This means that all people are responsible for what happens in this world on some level. Events such as the Holocaust occurred because many remained silent. Many lives were lost during the Holocaust during the intense years of 1933-1945. The Holocaust took place in Germany, the home of the Nazi regime. The Nazi’s were led by Adolf Hitler, the appointed Chancellor. His overall goal while in power was “The Final Solution.” Making this time a shameful and depressing part of the world’s history. As described throughout the book Night by Elie Wiesel, in the beginning, human rights were violated and taken away by the Nuremberg Laws. This led to the “undesirables” being stripped of their identity with the help of concentration camps, resulting in major physical changes.
The Nuremberg Laws were the first big step in starting the Holocaust. These laws could have been stopped before so many innocent citizens were killed and broken hearted. The first law stated: “Marriage between Jews and subjects of the state of German or related blood was forbidden. Marriage nevertheless concluded are invalid, even if concluded abroad to circumvent this law.” Families were tore apart and prevented couples from starting their new lives together. Already the Jews were feeling less than everyone else around them. These laws didn 't just

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