2.2 vocab

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ally
someone who forms a helpful association with another, often speaking on the
other's behalf
Altruism
selfless regard or concern for the well being of others.
Antisemitism
prejudice against Jews of their religious beliefs or practices.
Apathy
a lack of interest or regard; indifference.
Aryan
an ambiguous Nazi term used for Northern Europeans with blonde hair and blue
eyes (the anti-Jew)
Bigotry
an unreasonable or irrational attachment to negative stereotypes and
prejudices.
Boycott
to abstain from using, buying, or dealing with as an expression of protest or
disfavor.
Bystander
one who is present at an event or who knows about its occurrence without participating in it
Collaboration
the act of working jointly or together
Dehumanization
making someone feel less than human or not worthy of human rights
.Discrimination
denial of justice and fair treatment towards others
.Genocide
acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or part, entire groups of people.
Holocaust
the murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazis and their
collaborators.
.Insurgent
rising in revolt against an established authority.
.Liberation
the process of an army driving conquerors out of an occupied territory.
.Liquidated
The swift and complete extermination of a group of people or things.
.Nationalism
a sense of national pride emphasized through promotion of its culture and interests.
.Prejudice
making decisions about a person or group of people without sufficient knowledge.
Resistance
a groups action in opposition to those in power.
.Scapegoat
to blame an individual or group for something based on that person's or group's identity rather than if they are responsible or not.