Holocaust Paper

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Holocaust Paper
The Holocaust was one of the most tragic events in history which ended many innocent Jewish lives. Six million Jews plus many more were completely wiped out due to the effects of the Holocaust. It is still unforgivable for the things the Nazi party did and is still a very questionable subject on how they were able to accomplish such devastation. To be able to organize the removal of an entire population of people based on their religion not only takes high intelligence, but most of all takes a very twisted and demented outlook on life. Learning about the holocaust and the people involved is very important, as well as how it has affected our world today. There are many very fascinating things about the holocaust but three
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She was even a part of the death march where her best friend died in her arms. Though this is only some of what Gerda went through, throughout the whole Holocaust She never gave up hope. I’m sure there were days when Gerda’s faith in humanity was destroyed because of what she had to go through, but I know that it was once restored when she and those still alive were finally liberated by American troops.
Secondly, another captivating thing about the Holocaust is the lessons from it that have changed our world in many ways today. In many ways our world has changed because of the holocaust. Our world has changed because we have learned that we can't let nations go about their business, Even though every country has a right to do what they want, what they want could be bad and "evil". We also learned that there is a very frightening side to dictatorship and what happens when there are no checks and balances to keep one person from holding too much power. Because of the Holocaust we are very cautious to make sure that another thing like it doesn’t happen. To make sure something similar to the Holocaust doesn’t happen we are sure to teach people about the horrors of the Holocaust. Even more so because the world we live in today is far more complex, which would make it even easier to build such mass killing machines. Also we are to make sure not to encourage or discriminate against minorities,

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