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How did Hitler turn the Germans against the Jews?

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Answered 2015-07-15 03:33:51

He didn't have to, they did anyway. First, prejudice against Jews was "in the air" in the 1920s anyway. Hitler didn't have to create those bad feelings, just channel them and amplify them. For example, when the stock marketcrashed and the Depression hit in the 1930s, no one really understood what had happened. It was easy to point to the already-disliked Jews and focus the blame on them. Second, the influence of Charles Darwin's evoluation was being felt and eugenics (selective breeding of humans) was considered forward-thinking and progressive in the early 20th century. Hitler used a lot of the language of eugenics to encourage Germans to extremes of nationalism with the excuse that it would help improve the German "race," like breeding thoroughbred horses. Again, he didn't invent the ideas of evoluation and eugenics, but he manipulated existing public opinion to a high degree. This helped the German people become callous towards the mentally retarded, non-Germans (like Jews and Gypsies), and others considered "undesireable" to improving the German race. This paved the way for Germans to co-operate with the Holocaust.


I am part German and my grandmother is German and no one ever hated her.

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