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as a whole, including all forms: political, racial, and conspiratorial), on the other hand,
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Professor Zimmerman Fall 2003
Midterm Essay Review Questions provided no answer to the “Jewish Problem” in the long run other than extermination.
This is seen in many ways:
1. In Political antisemitism:
a. Wilhelm Marr – leader of the League of Antisemites:
In the program of the League of Antisemites, he writes that the aim of this
political party is “saving our German fatherland from complete Judaisation.”
They will achieve this goal “by strictly legal methods, by opposing…the
further displacement of Germanism by Judaism…to force the Semites back
into a position corresponding to their numerical strength.”
Also in his book, The Victory of Judaism over Germandom, he refers to Jews
as “semitic peoples”, “the Jewish Nation”, and “Semites,” thereby furthering
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