The Holocaust, its about the holocaust and it explains what it was and what happened. It explains the event that took place.

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The holocaust

The Holocaust was a catastrophic, cataclysmic event in history that took place

over 55 years ago, but why is it still so important to us today? One of the many

reasons it is still widely discussed today, is because of the many rights it

violated for the Jews as human beings. The main goal of the holocaust was for

Nazis to try and kill every Jewish person alive in Europe. Many Nazi leaders

tried their hardest do to this, and went unpunished for their actions. All of

this tradgedy and calamity started when Adolf Hitler came into power.

Adolf Hitler and his Third Reich came to power in 1938, the Jews in Europe

knew they were in trouble. Hitler blamed them for Germany's rapid fall as a

world power and he made sure they were to be punished for their supposedly wrong

doings. Elie Wiesel's novel Night, is about his own

family's struggle to survive the terrifying years of the early

1940's. Wiesel exists in a minority of Jews who lived to share his

unfortunate and disturbing experiences. Elie, his three siblings, and


were from Sighet, Transylvania. Most of the townspeople believed that living

in Sighet put them far out of Hitler's reach, but they eventually were forced

to face the harsh reality near the end of the war. This came as a surprise to

them because the Jews had been following the path of the war

closely by listening to the radio. The Jews of Sighet began to question

themselves and ask is it possible for one man and his Fascist party to wipe


an entire race of people. Although Elie

217;s family was financially stable, their ownership of the family store made

them more visible to the Nazi's, and therefore put them in...