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Dbq August 2001

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DBQ August 2001
        Throughout history there have been many critical turning points. N such event was the industrial revolution which began in England in the early 1800s. The other event was the Jewish holocaust in Europe in the late 1930s through the early 1940s. These events have each had a significant effect on the world and the people who live in it.
          The first event, the industrial revolution, had many causes leading up to it. One cause was the demand for products and the need for those products to be made faster and more efficient. Inventions that helped everyday industrial life such as the spinning Jenny, also lead to the revolution. However the main cause was the large demand for products. The reason why this event has such a stamp on history is because, just like the renaissance in Italy, the industrial revolution in outages people to invent new things. Also these inventions made people to be accustomed to things in life being easier. Mass a result people now had more conveniences than they had before the revolution. It also caused more trade throughout the world.
          Another turning point was the Jewish Holocaust. It was caused by hitlers coming to power and his ideas as Jews for a scapegoat for all the problems in the world. It started out by Jews losing many of their rights, and eventually escalating to them being shipped to concentration camps. This was a major turning point for human rights. After the horrors of this event were made known to the world people finally began to realize the damage that can be done by violators of human rights. It also lead to the creation of the Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 by the UN. The UN and other organizations began fighting human right offenders and to make a movement for human rights. Whenever there are human indecencies in the world, the UN has the right to take action.
          Both of these events have been major turning points in history. They had permanent effects on the...


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