Topics: The Holocaust, Nazi Germany, Nazism Pages: 4 (1518 words) Published: December 21, 2012
Justin Saul
English 100
November 25, 2012
The Shoah
In the 1993 film Schindler’s List directed by Stephen Spielberg the Czech man Oskar Shindler was trying to make a profit during World War II by hiring cheap Jewish laborers. The Shoah is considered the worst genocide to happen in history, because it was industrialized peoples bodies. The mass killings that occurred allowed for those bodies to be used for other means, which proves how inhumane these killings were. Shindler’s story shows us that one man can change the world and save generations of families. In the beginning of Schindler’s List, Oskar Schindler moves to Poland during the war with the hopes of becoming rich. When he arrives he stays distant from the Nazi party not wanting to get involved and not wanting to know what they are involved in. Schindler shows that he is not ready to commit or be involved with any political party or anyone for that matter. When his girlfriend comes out to visit him for the first time he tells her that he is not ready for her to stay out here with him. This shows how serious he is about focusing on solely making money. Oskar immediately sees a profit to be made with the wealthier Jews. He ignores the struggling Jews and goes straight after the rich Jews for loans, telling them in the Ghettos money doesn’t matter. This is when the Nazi party rounded up millions and millions of innocent human being and sent them to over populated communities to live based on their race and religion. After he receives the loans, he opens a factory making pots. Oskar then begins hiring employs, employees who are willing to work for the bare minimum wages. He ends up hiring are Jews living in the Ghettos.

Schindler was accomplishing what he had set out to; he was making trunk loads of money and still staying distant from the Nazi Regime. While the war was steadily progressing the Nazi party started taking the Jews out of the Ghettos and into...
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