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The Conditions and Antecedents

Part I: Racism and Anti-Semitism

Part II: Eugenics and "Racial Hygiene" in Europe and America

By Susan Benedict, CRNA, PhD, FAAN


  1. Describe anti-Semitism at the time Hitler came to power.

  2. Analyze how Hitler used racism and anti-Semitism as a basis for blame for economic, social, and health threats.

  3. Discuss racism and anti-Semitism as bases for eventual Nazi policies regarding marriage, sterilization, and legal and economic sanctions against “inferior” people.

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