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Why did the Nazis commit mass murder?

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Why did the Nazis commit mass murder? Hitler was seen by the German people as the savior of the national economy and the one who restored law and order, who gave the Germans their true selves: a nation of pride and power. But these changes had a high price to pay: people were denied their individual rights, the political machine was overwhelming the nation and the leader concentrated the totality of power in his own hands. Visions of ideal nations or communities have existed long before Hitler, and they were, to a greater or lesser extent treated as an aim for civilization to achieve. But under Hitler, what was a utopia (the perfect social system) became true. However, in an ideal community, there is no place for the so called "outsiders". The Nazis needed to change this state of matters: they chose the simplest way, although the most atrocious one: to exterminate them. ...read more.


Their families were arrested and one third of Germany's Jehovah's witnesses died in concentration camps. Gypsies: There were only about 30 000 Gypsies in Germany, therefore they weren't seen as a major threat, because couldn't "contaminate" German blood. Despite of that fact, in the late 30s this group also became a victim of radicalization. Representatives of this group were sent to camps before being expelled to Poland. When transferred to Auschwitz, 11 000 of the 20 000 Gypsies in Auschwitz were gassed. All over Europe, 1/2 a million Gypsies were killed during Nazism. The Jews: hostility towards Jews was due to the wealth and position of some of the Jews. Often regarded as scapegoats to blame for problems (mainly of the economic origin), Jews got even more discriminated when the Nazis came to power. Deprived of their jobs and of their citizenship, they were driven out of German life. By winter 1941 700 000 Jews have been killed (mainly by mass shooting). ...read more.


Nazis were sending Jews to the concentration camp and gassing them and then burning. It was an inhuman thing to do because no one would imagine that one human would do something like that to other one. No on of us would be ready to gas hundreds of people and then burn them just like a paper. In our conclusion we want to say that Nazi's reason for mass murder was to create an ideal community. Their ideal community was without any foreigners in their country and no ill people. All they wanted is healthy strong and able to work people. Nazi's main idea was 'a healthy, pure race would gain mastery in the struggle for survival in the world. Unhealthy genes weakened the race. The mentally ill were 'burdens on the community'. Following these beliefs and mainly their law, Nazis were getting rid of people whom they didn't want. Reason for Nazis committing mass murder was because they wanted to create a country, which would be mastery in the world. By Munkhbayar & Alberto (Alberto didn't do anything) ...read more.

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