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Describe the treatment of the Jews in Germany between 1933-1938.

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Describe the treatment of the Jews in Germany between 1933-1938 Between 1933 and 1938 Jews in Germany had been persecuted. In those years, the Nazi hate towards the Jews increased rapidly, first they started forbidding marriages between Jews citizens, later they even void schooling and education for Jews. As the segregation increased between Germans and Jews, the latter were reduced to live in Ghettos; these were parts of the cities that lacked most services like electricity and heating, and for the most part the Jews had no money to live with. As most of the German population was catholic, Nazis alleged that another good reason for hating the Jews was that they blamed Judaism and the Jews for the death of Jesus Christ. This idea has being considered central as one of the arguments the Nazis used to increase the German hate towards the Jews. These ideas can be arranged in the concept Anti-Semitism, which means hate of the Jews. The Nazi government ruled Germany, therefore they imposed this anti-Semite ideas on their citizens. ...read more.

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Some historians consider the Nazis were fighting two separate wars, one was the World War and the other one was the war against the Jews. Some of these historians agree in the idea that the Nazis wanted to exterminate the Jews before winning the World War. As mentioned above, the night of the Broken Glass in 1838 was the turning point, several programs against the Jews were developed. At this point, concentration camps were opened, in this camps Jews were forced to work almost without stop, until they were exhausted, besides, Hitler ordered euthanasia and sterilisation programs, the sick, or "weak" people were murdered by the German doctors, over 70, 000 Jews were killed this way. In 1942 when the Nazis realised that they were loosing the war or in fact that they already have lost it, the Nazis decided to exterminate all Jews in Europe. The Nazis created the death camps; most of these camps were built in Eastern Europe. The most famous of these camps was Auschwitz, in this camp as in all other happened horrible things, the death of about 5,000,000. ...read more.

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Also, Nazis blamed Jews for WWI, as they tough that they caused the hyperinflation and that all Jews were criminals, they were in such need to blame the Jews of everything that they also blamed them for the fall of the Roman Empire. With these points against Jews, the Nazis considered the Jews to be a threat which needed to be exterminated. It is interesting to notice that if Nazis classified Jews as being less than dogs, how could they consider them a threat? German people, being Nazis or not, were very angry to the world because of the unfairness that they had suffered after WWI including the hyperinflation. The Nazis took advantage of the anger of the Germans, and gave them the option of taking their rage out by humiliating the Jews and by taking advantage of them, later this hate turned into extermination. I think the main reason was the rage and anger that the German citizens had in that moment and they saw Jews as an easy target. Nazis had many reasons for the persecution of the Jews. Most of these reasons look stupid to my eyes. Pablo Hern�ndez Chac�n ...read more.

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