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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.