April 1, 2012
Ms. Gordon English Holocaust Paper
The Holocaust was one of the largest genocides in the history of the world. An estimated amount of over 11 million people were killed over that Dark Age in human history. All caused by the horrid visions of one man Adolf Hitler. The Holocaust to me is proof that widespread chaos can be caused by ill set speeches. Adolf was said to be one of the best speakers of his age. He convinced hundreds of thousands of German people that his cause was noble and just. This in the end, resulted in grave and despicable darkness for the people of the Jewish religion.
If I were in a concentration camp I think it would be a great test of my faith. …show more content…
What shocked me most about the Holocaust is that out of all those killings more non-Jewish people were killed rather than actual Jews. To me that says that the killing was mostly by religious differences or quick accusations. That also shows me that the Holocaust was jus plain out evil works. What also interested me the most about the holocaust is that Jews were given a curfew in Germany. Also Jews were required to wear yellow stars on their clothing, so they could be identified. One thing I was shocked to see is that in 1933 Nazi’s passed a law that allowed for “decontamination” of those who had genetic defects , following that they passed another law that allowed beggars, the homeless, and alcoholics to be sent