Nazi Germany and Kristallnacht-a Nazi Pogrom Essay

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Catastrophe- a sudden and widespread disaster
Brownshirts- a Nazi concentration camp- a guarded compound for the detention or imprisonment of aliens, members of ethnic minorities, political opponents, etc., especially any of the camps established by the Nazis prior to and during World War II for the confinement and persecution of prisoners discrimination-an act or instance of discriminating, or of making a distinction genocide-the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group Gestapo-the German state secret police during the Nazi regime, organized in 1933 and notorious for its brutal methods and operations.
Gypsies-a member of a nomadic, Caucasoid people of generally swarthy complexion, whoa political movement for the establishment and support of a national homeland for Jews in
Palestine, now concerned chiefly with the development of the modern state of Israel migrated originally from India, settling in various parts of Asia, Europe, and, most recently, North America holocaust-a great or complete devastation or destruction, especially by fire
Kristallnacht-a Nazi pogrom throughout Germany and Austria on the night of November 9–10,
1938, during which Jews were killed and their property destroyed. pogrom-an organized massacre, especially of Jews.
Nazi-a member of the National Socialist German Workers' party of Germany, which in 1933, under Adolf Hitler, seized political control of the country, suppressing all opposition and establishing a dictatorship over all cultural, economic, and political activities of the people, and promulgated belief in the supremacy of Hitler as Führer, aggressive anti-Semitism, the natural supremacy of the German people, and the establishment of Germany by superior force as a dominant world power. The party was officially abolished in 1945 at the conclusion of World
War II. anti-Semitism-discrimination against or prejudice or hostility toward Jews. bigotry-stubborn and complete intolerance of any creed, belief, or opinion that differs from one's own.
Aryan-a member or descendant of the prehistoric people who spoke Indo-European. boycott-to combine in abstaining from, or preventing dealings with, as a means of intimidation or coercion
Final solution-the Nazi program of annihilating the Jews of Europe during the Third Reich.
Prejudice-any preconceived opinion or feeling, either favorable or unfavorable. propaganda- information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation racism-a policy, system of government, etc., based upon or fostering such a doctrine; discrimination scapegoat-a person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place stereotype-to give a fixed form to storm troopers-a member of the Sturmabteilung of Nazi Germany swastika-a figure used as a symbol or an ornament in the Old World and in America since prehistoric times, consisting of a cross with arms of equal length, each arm having a continuation at right angles.

bystander-a person present but not involved; chance spectator; onlooker. dehumanization-to deprive of human qualities or attributes; divest of individuality nationalism-spirit or aspirations common to the whole of a nation refugee-a person who flees for refuge or safety, especially to a foreign country, as in time of political upheaval, war, etc. ghetto-a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum area, inhabited predominantly by members of an ethnic or other minority group, often as a result of social or economic restrictions, pressures, or hardships.
Auschwitz-Birkenau- was the largest of Nazi Germany's concentration camps. Its remains are located in Poland approximately 50 kilometers west of Kraków and 286 kilometers south from
Warsaw. The camp took its name from the