Holocaust Vocabulary

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Holocaust

a systematic annihilation by the Nazis of approximetely 6 million Jews.

holocaust

complete destruction by fire especially of animals or human beings.

genocide

the systematic, planned annihilation of a racial political or cultural group.

prejudice

opinion formed without taking time and care to judge fairly.

discrimination

a difference in attitude or treatment shown to a particular person or class (an act based on prejudice).

exploitation

the utilization of another for selfish purposes.

collaboration

act of working together.

isolate

to set apart/seperate from a group or whole.

ghetto

a section or quarter in a European city to which Jews were restricted.

persecution

opression or harassment with ill treatment because of race, religion, or beliefs.

irrational

not logical or reasonable

racism

a belief that a particular race, especially one's own is superior to other races.

retaliation

revenge/to pay back injury for injury.

scapegoat

a person or thing made to bear the blame for the mistakes or sins of others.

tolerance

to allow or respect the nature, belief, or behavior of others as they differ from your own.

solidarity

unity or fellowship arising from common responsibilities or intrests.

propaganda

to spread opinion/information true or untrue in order to get people to do or not to do something-information used to influence public opinion.

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