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Explain the reasons why Jews were persecuted in Nazi Germany during the 1930’s and 1940’s.

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Explain the reasons why Jews were persecuted in Nazi Germany during the 1930's and 1940's. Introduction In my essay I'm going to write about why the Jews were persecuted by the Nazis in Germany in the 1930's and 1940's. Persecution is to attack without good reason. The hatred of the Jews is called anti-Semitism. In the Roman Empire the Jews caused so much trouble in their home land Palestine so the Roman Empire kicked them out letting them go to any other that would let them into there country. This was called Diaspora. As a result of the Diaspora the Jews were in minority groups. ...read more.


Some christens did not like this because they thought Jews was the cause for the death of Jesus Christ. The Nazis did not like the communists because most of the Jews were the communists. The Nazis said "all Jews are dangerous" communists were planning to over thrown the government. Many Jews were not part of the communist party as they were middle class and did not like the extreme party's who life in Germany. The Nazis blamed the Jews for the unemployment. The Jewish owned a vast majority of business in Germany and they started to sack the German works the German people thought they wanted the wealth for themselves. ...read more.


There was one type of people that did not benefit from this would have the Jews because Hitler wanted to kill them all. Jews were persecuted for many reasons such as minority, moneylenders, Diaspora, religion (believing that there God is the only true God), blame for the defeat of the war and unemployment. The most important is that Hitler wanted a 'master race' and the Jews where thought to be the most inferior. This made Hitler try to wipe them out to make a better Germany for German people. ...read more.

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