Essay about The Demise Of The Jews

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The demise of the Jews is something that is taught in schools and described in history books yet few people know what led up to the eventual annihilation of six million Jews living in Europe, Russia and Poland. What started off as a thought with “good intentions” by Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party turned out to be one of the deadliest genocides in history. The events that initiated the “final solution” can be traced back to the Nuremburg laws created and enforced by Adolf Hitler and his party. This was then followed by an important event in history; Kristallnacht. This all contributed to the notion that one group’s hatred could impact the world severely. It can be proven that Kristallnacht ultimately was the key event that led to the spark of Hitler’s murderous obsession during the Holocaust and the final extermination of the Jews.
From the beginning of the Nazi regime, violent measures restricting Jews from all aspects of life surfaced gradually, until the events during the Kristallnacht pogroms. Dating back to February 24, 1920 the NSDAP program rules were already being generated by Hitler. Some of the rules were related to the true German race and who belonged to it and then who actually had “German blood”. Following this were the Nuremburg Laws of 1935 which led to the Jews being an inferior race and completely isolated from the rest of the German population. One law located in the Nuremberg Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honor states in Article 1 “…

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