Other Discriminated Groups

Other Discriminated - Other Discriminated Groups jews were number 1 racial enemy nazis first went after political enemies because they were first

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Other Discriminated Groups 10/29/07 jews were number 1 racial enemy nazi’s first went after political enemies because they were first priority new racial empire other ways nazi’s achieved their goals talked about mentally ill, rinland children that were sterilized goal for today: Sinti and Roma Slovs and Soviet POWs Homosexuals Sinti and Roma “gypsies” -sinti-roma=language groups Nazi’s never had anything against gypsies until they came to power They were not apart of nazi ideology Shows pulic opinion shaped Nazi power Foundation to base discrimination against Already 100s of years Europeans had discriminated against sinti roma Anti-gypsy laws had been in place since long before nazi’s -less rights because of life style -unless they could prove steady work -saying they’re unsanitary they were social and racial ‘other’ deemed ‘asocial’ labeled vagabond-even in the US was negative connotation racially inferior -come from northern India region which is an Aryan region 13 century enter Europe 15 th century into Germany through their movement adopt Christianity as they enter into European they mix with many races and therefore have become unpure Soviet Rule and Communism diminished discrimination against gypsies however once that rule ended, discrimination returned -most closely related to the Jews not in numberg laws but still used race laws against them ‘33sinti and roma were originally sterilized -done so on illegal bases since there was no law about sterilizing the gypsies ’35 gypsy office ’36 office to eliminate gypsy nuisance ad hoc camps where gypsies were confined to in worse parts of east Berlin -re classified as concentration camps -moved gypsies out during ’36 olympics to ‘clean’ up Berlin
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Ritter- criminal biology-‘expert’ on gypsies in the Reich -criminal behavior is genetic shaped who they gypsies were becomes director of investigation about gypsy problem sought to id 30,000 gypsies in germany Ritter not a Nazi’s, just had parallel interest about racial criminology, commited to science, leads to exclution of sinti and roma, but was a medical dr He discovers 90% of sinti and roma had once been Aryian but had mixed over time
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course JS 211g taught by Professor Gillerman during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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