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These terms will help you better understand the concept of genocide and how it has impact groups of people throughout history, specifically from WWII to the present.
Terms in this set (11)
violence against members of a national, ethnic, racial or religious group with the intent to destroy the entire group
the Nazi program of exterminating Jews under Hitler
Beginning on April 6, 1994, Hutus began slaughtering the Tutsis in the African country of Rwanda. More than 800,000 were eventually killed.
majority group in Rwanda; massacred Tutsis
minority group in Rwanda; Hutus massacred Tutsis
a member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism and who trace their origins through the ancient Hebrew people of Israel to Abraham; terrorized by Nazis in Germany during the Holocaust; over 6 million killed
Adolf Hitler used fascism to create this type of government based on totalitarian ideas and was used to unite Germany during the 1930s; the followers of this party helped to carryout his plan to exterminate Jews and others from Germany during the Holocaust
a court of justice set up to convict those responsible for the genocide crimes
domination by one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region
Identity with a group of people that share distinct physical and mental traits as a product of common heredity and cultural traditions.
hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs
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