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The ghetto was like an animal cage, it contained what was inside it and limited contact with the outside world. This was ordered as part of the final solution to Hitler Jewish question. They were contained and catalogued so they could be easily tracked, produce goods for the German military and could be easily deported. However that couldn't have been the only reason for the ghettos, they spreading suffering, disease and despair. Could have it been used to weaken and kill the Jewish population? Nazis would have just considered it to be the most efficient solution but it is quite clear that the main purpose was to make the Jewish race suffer before they were killed.

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== == In many towns and cities Jews in Europe were required by law to live in the ghetto. The main purpose of this was to keep them under supervision. When outside the ghetto they had to wear a yellow Star of David on their outermost clothing. In places where there was mob violence against Jews, the ghetto to some extent provided protection. When ghettos were dissolved from the late 1790s onwards, most Jews who could do so moved out. In many cases the boundaries of the ghettos hadn't been extended for centuries, and the places had become very crowded and had often become slums. When the Nazis reintroduced ghettos from 1939-41 onwards the aim was to keep the Jews under close supervision and to reduce the Jewish population by starvation and disease. They ghettos were also close to railway stations ...

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The ghettoes were established so that the Jews were isolated from the rest of the population. The Nazis believed that all of the problems in Europe could be traced back to the Jews, so they separated them from the rest of society in order to attempt to contain the problems. The ghettoes also provided an easy collection point for the Jews when they were transported to the concentration camps.

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