Essay about The Third Reich And Human Rights

2510 Words Apr 12th, 2016 11 Pages
The Third Reich and Human Rights What is human rights? Human rights are a right that is believed to belong justifiably to every person. This means that everyone should be treated with dignity and should be seen as a freed individual. In International politics the question is asked if human rights are universal or are they relative. I believe that human rights are universal rights. Human rights are universal because we are all the same as humans. When it comes to human rights we should be treated equally all around the world. There are some countries and regimes in the world that do not care for others and for their rights as a person. When this happens there needs to be people that come together to stop them. Human rights need to be universal because they affect everyone. For example, Nazi Germany was doing some very unpleasing and terrible things to Europe in the 1930s and 40s during World War II. Because Germany was acting in such a way the United States stepped in and help resolve the issue. In this paper I will discuss how the Nazi Party rose to power and how they mistreated individuals. I will also talk about some of the central themes of human rights that we discussed in class. The cruel actions that happened under the Third Reich were infringements on human rights and it changed how we handle them now. After World War I Germany was in an economic depression, much like the rest of the world. The German people were out of work and the government did not do…

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