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Unformatted text preview: For more information on Nazi book burnings see: http://www.ushmm.org/museum/exhibit/online/bookburning The following statement is taken from a contemporary account of Germany in 1939: Though the Fuehrers anti-Semitic program furnished the National Sot party in the first instance with a nucleus and rallying-cry, it was swept into office by two things with which the 'Jewish Problem' did not have the slightest connection. One the one side was economic distress and the revulsion against Versailles; on the other, chicanery and intrigueHitler and his party had promised the unhappy Germans a new heaven and a new earth, coupled with the persecution of the Jews. Unfortunately, a new heaven and earth cannot be manufactured to order. But a persecution of the Jews can How do you interpret this contemporary account of the persecution of people who are Jewish? Elaborate....
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