Modern World History

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The Purpose of this essay is to
analyze the legacy of the Holocaust.

Describe the events from the Nuremberg Laws of 1935 to when the camps were free why did the people of Germany go along with this?

This site has Holocaust timeline with links to information about the more important people and events.

http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/holocaust/timeline.html

The German people went along with this for several reasons. First, they were accustomed to obeying rules and laws. Second, Germany, as well as much of the rest of Europe, had strong anti-semitic tendencies for many years. Third they were afraid to rock the boat -- and it was easier to ignore what they thought might be going on. Check out this famous quote by a leading Berlin pastor.

http://www.telisphere.com/~cearley/sean/camps/first.html

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