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Emily PeñaMay 5, 2016Western Civilization IIWorld War II and the Holocaust“The only thing needed for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” Those who actselfishly and maliciously are not particularly part of the majority in their ways of thinking and behaving. All it takes is a few good people to get the tail blazing and doing what needs to be done to keep evil from prevailing. Over the course of history many have been the victims of tyranny and overt xenophobic ruling. World War II and the Holocaust were two key points in history where horrible people did horrible things but because of the interference of others they were not able to expand their rule and hateful views globally. If anything more compassion was developed for their victims and more animosity towards the rulers like Hitler and Mussolini. World War II began when France and Great Britain declared war on Germany after its invasion of Poland, but there are a variety of factors that led to the actual war. The Treaty of Versailles of 1919 is when things began to truly go sour for Germany, they were blamed for