Write an essay in which you demonstrate how the concepts of Herrenvolk and lebensraum contributed to the alienation and persecution of German and Polish Jews between 1933 and 1941.

Write an essay in which you demonstrate how the concepts of Herrenvolk and lebensraum contributed to the alienation and persecution of German and Polish Jews between 1933 and 1941. Be sure to provide at least three detailed examples of economic, legal, or social alienation and persecution and explain how each example was influenced by the concepts of Herrenvolk or lebensraum.’ At least one of your examples should be based on the text of the 1935 Nuremberg Laws.       Hist 311 holocaust and ww2 paper 1 Throughout this course, you have learned about Nazi racial ideology and antisemitism, the alienation and persecution of Europe’s Jews between 1933 and 1945, and the policies and practices used by Nazi Germany to enact the ‘Final Solution to the Jewish Question’ during World War II. This assignment requires you to demonstrate your knowledge of how the Nazi regime systematically isolated, alienated, and persecuted Jews in Germany and Poland prior to the full-scale implementation of Operation Reinhard. You are also expected to use your analytical skills to show how this alienation and persecution enabled the Nazis to carry out the Holocaust with relatively little opposition from non-Jewish Europeans and other national governments. Prompt Compose a 2,000-2,500 word essay in response to the following prompt: Nazi racial ideologies were a critical component of the party’s governing philosophy. Write an essay in which you demonstrate how the concepts of Herrenvolk and lebensraum contributed to the alienation and persecution of German and Polish Jews between 1933 and 1941. Be sure to provide at least three detailed examples of economic, legal, or social alienation and persecution and explain how each example was influenced by the concepts of Herrenvolk or lebensraum.’ At least one of your examples should be based on the text of the 1935 Nuremberg Laws. In your concluding paragraphs, analyze how the alienation and persecution of German and Polish Jews contributed to Nazi Germany’s enactment of the Holocaust during World War II. You must provide at least one new example that supports your analysis. Formatting & Sources Please write your paper in the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) format. As part of your research, you may refer to the course material for supporting evidence, but you must also use at least two primary and three secondary sources and cite them using CMS format as well. Please include a mix of both primary and secondary sources, with at least one source from a scholarly peer-reviewed journal. If you use any Study.com lessons as sources, please also cite them in CMS (including the lesson title and instructor’s name).

  • Primary sources are first-hand accounts such as interviews, advertisements, speeches, company documents, statements, and press releases published by the company in question.
  • Secondary sources come from peer-reviewed scholarly journals, such as the Journal of Management. You may use like JSTOR, Google Scholar, and Social Science Research Network to find articles from these journals. Secondary sources may also come from reputable websites with .gov, .edu, or .org in the domain. (Wikipedia is not a reputable source, though the sources listed in Wikipedia articles may be acceptable.)

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Grading Rubric Your essay will be graded based on the following rubric:

Category Unacceptable (0-1) Needs Improvement (2-3) Good (4) Excellent (5) Total Possible Points
Main Argument (x1) Essay does not contain an argument that addresses the influences of Herrenvolk or lebensraum in the alienation and persecution of German and Polish Jews. Essay contains an argument addressing the influences of Herrenvolk or lebensraum, but it is poorly formed and/or difficult to understand. Essay contains a clear and coherent argument addressing the influences of Herrenvolk and lebensraum. Essay contains a clear, thoughtful, and original argument about the influences of Herrenvolk and lebensraum. 5
Examples (x2) No examples are used to support argument; analysis is missing or incorrect. At least two examples are provided, but they lack sufficient/correct context; examples do not demonstrate the influences of Herrenvolkor lebensraum. At least three examples are provided (including one based on the text of the Nuremberg Laws), and they include sufficient/correct context; examples demonstrate the influences of Herrenvolk and lebensraum. At least three examples are provided (including one based on the text of the Nuremberg Laws), and they include detailed/correct context; examples also demonstrate the influences of Herrenvolkand lebensraum in an interesting and original manner. 10
Conclusion (x1) No analysis regarding how the alienation and persecution of German and Polish Jews contributed to the enactment of the Holocaust. Analysis of how the alienation and persecution of German and Polish Jews contributed to the enactment of the Holocaust is present, but it is poorly explained and/or lacks a supporting example. Coherent analysis of how the alienation and persecution of German and Polish Jews contributed to the enactment of the Holocaust; provides at least one example with sufficient contextual details. Thoughtful and original analysis of how the alienation and persecution of German and Polish Jews contributed to the enactment of the Holocaust; provides at least one example with specific contextual details. 5
Sources, Structure & Mechanics (x1) Grammatical and spelling mistakes are significant enough to undermine the coherence of the essay; two or fewer outside sources are utilized and/or are not in CMS formatting. Multiple instances of incorrect grammar and spelling; at least three outside reliable sources are utilized but may not be in CMS format. Limited instances of incorrect spelling or grammar; at least four outside reliable sources are utilized and are generally in proper CMS format. No or very few instances of incorrect spelling and grammar; at least five outside reliable sources are utilized and are in proper CMS format. 5

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