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Transcript of Genocide
What Is Genocide?
What Has Been Done?
What Could Be Done
1915: Armenian Genocide
1.5 million deaths
Fall of Ottoman Empire
1994 :Rwandan Genocide
Three main groups
Change in Power
Alliance against genocide, Genocide prevention task force, etc...
Basic Human Rights
The intentional destruction of a group of people
1838-1839: Native American Removal
Americans wanted Native American land to farm
Killing, sexual abuse, population control
imes targeted for re
Can convert an entire population
Creates lasting stereotypes and prejudices
Usually caused by political or economic problems
1937-1938:The Nanking Massacre
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Decreasing workforce and
Unbalanced variety of
1830: Indian Removal Act passed
Americans forced the Native Americans
westward on the "Trail of Tears"
1933: Appointment of Adolf Hitler as chancellor of Germany
Objectives: Expand Germany and create a "pure" German race
1933-1945: The Holocaust
Total Deaths from Nazi Genocidal Policies
European Jews: 5,600,000 to 6,250,000
Soviet prisoners of war: 3,000,000
Polish Catholics: 3,000,000
Serbians: 700,000 (Croat Ustasa persecution)
Roma, Sinti, and Lalleri: 222,000 to 250,000
Germans: (political, religious, and Resistance) 80,000
Germans (handicapped): 70,000
Jehovah’s Witnesses (religious group): 2500
1933-1945: The Holocaust
Nuremberg Laws of 1935
"Aryanization" of Jewish businesses
November 1938: Kristallnacht (“Night of Broken Glass”)
September 1939: Polish ghettos established
Autumn of 1939, with the launch of their “Euthanasia Program.”
1941: millions were deported to Polish ghettos and USSR cities, then later sent to concentration camps
1933-1945: The Holocaust
inhumane and unsanitary conditions
gassings and death sentences
deaths by starvation or disease