Final Task: Ideagram
By: Kayla Smart
To what extent can prejudice be overcome?
Quotes from "Parallel Journeys"
"It was an event that brought to an end all hope of fair treatment for the Jews in Germany. the Nuremberg Racial Laws were passed. These laws made it very clear who was a Jew. Immediately, all Jews lost their citizenship . They could no longer fly the German flag. German citizens of the Third Reich were forbidden to marry Jews. Many towns in Germany announced a new goal- to be Juderien- clean of Jews."
This quote screams discrimination. After the laws were passed, it was the beginning of a long, hurtful journeyfor the Jewish. They were treated like dirt, put into camps, tortured and killed. Reading this quote can make a person think that prejudice will never be overcome.
I think that the Germans have taken it too far. The Jews were already being treated like they are an unknown species so I dont understand why they had to go out of their way to make it even worse for the Jewish. These are the reason i think prejudice will never fully be overcome. If these people go this far to make the Jews miserable then i think there is a very slim change that they will just forget about
There really isn't anything that mind-boggling in this quote, but the last sentence says so much. " why not send the Jews? no one wanted them anyways." This is simple but it means so much more than it looks. It pretty much means that they are using them to do their dirty work. they are treated them like lab rats. Its not fair. So in conclusion, in all of these three quotes, it doesn't sound like there is ever going to be a world without prejudice. Fortunatley, society has done an amazing job of trying to extinguish prejudice.
viewing the holocaust today: Phillip Brooks
The Nazis took this artwork because they thought the Jews were already gone to be arrested or killed so they wouldn't need it anyways. The Nazis don't care about what happens to the Jews as long as they can get the artwork.
Looking at this situation from his perspective I realized how hard it must be for the Jews to have to cope with their families and close friends dying on top of being tortured by the Germans. The Germans discriminate against the Jews so much and I don't think that they deserved such miserable lives.
Hitler went to the Olympics with the national team of athletes in Berlin 1936. he went in thinking his athletes were going to walk away with all the golds but were found very angered when an African- American athlete named Jesse Owens won all the the golds instead of Hitlers team. the conditions worsened after the Olympics because Hitler was furious that his team didn't excel. but as much as Hitler wanted to attack, he had to resist because the whole worlds eyes were on him."