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AMERICAN CIVILIZATION UNITED STATES HISTORY 170 Rhett S. James Marcio Carvalheiro History 170 Chapter 28 November 24, 2008 America in a World at War 1. Anti- Civil Right In the midst of this intensive fighting, the leaders of the American  government found themselves confronted with one of history’s great  tragedies: the Nazi campaign to exterminate the Jews of Europe, the  Holocaust. As early as 1942, high officials in Washington had  incontrovertible evidence that Hitler’s forces were rounding up Jews  and others (including Poles, homosexuals, and communists) from all  over Europe, transporting them to concentration camps in eastern  Germany and Poland, and systematically murdering them. The death  toll would ultimately reach 6 million Jews and at least 4 million others. 1 2. Great Wealth The most important agent of the new prosper was government 
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course HIST 2710 taught by Professor Rethjames during the Spring '09 term at Utah Valley University.

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