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Unformatted text preview: 1.SS, SA, Hitler youth burn synagogues, destroy businesses, arrest and kill Jews 2.Because divisive: Propaganda Ministry bans news on anti-Jewish measures VII.Dynamics of Power and Privilege, Colonial Legacy of Eugenics Explain Holocaust A.Hitler gained support from two pillars of power: industrial elite, military elite 1. Delivered on promise to eliminate trade unions and sots B.Jews were at wrong place at wrong time: most accessible target for eugenics ideology 1.Ideology legitimating European colonialism makes race a central focus C.Holocaust made possible by (1) highly centralized dictatorship, (2) cover of wartime 1.opponents terrorized by what happened to the Jews 2.Secrecy of wartime, belief that rumors of death camps were war propaganda D. Industrial world including U.S., not just Gemany, implicated in eugenics/anti-semitism back to class notes index...
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