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massive crimes committed against groups


systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately 6 million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators


one's sense of self

In group

people with whom one shares a common identity

Out group

people perceived as different or apart from one's in group

In group bias

the tendency to favor the members of one's own in group


a generalized belief about a group of people


an unjustifiable (and usually negative) attitude toward a group and its members


an unfair act carried out against an entire group or individual members of that group


prejudice against Jews


media that supports the spread of ideas for the purpose of helping or damaging a cause. It appeals to emotions rather than rationality.


to instruct in a doctrine, principle, ideology, etc, especially to imbue with a biased belief or point of view


a person or thing carrying the blame for others


adjusting one's thinking or behavior to match those of other people or a group standard (peer pressure)


the act of changing your opinion, judgement, or action because someone in a position of perceived authority told you to


having or exhibiting a lack of emotion, concern, or care


one who brings about, carries out, produces, performs, or executes a particular action; usually a crime


one who is not a direct perpetrator, but who provides perpetrators with weapons, information, or supplies


one who is present but not taking part in a situation or event


individuals, groups, or nations who, when bearing witness to injustice, decide to do something to stop or prevent these acts from continuing


someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take


(Night of the Broken Glass) November 9, 1938, when mobs throughout Germany destroyed Jewish property and terrorized Jews

Final Solution

the cover name for Hitler's plan to destroy all the Jews in Europe


mobile killing squads

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