Essays Tagged: "scapegoats"

The Jews In Nazi Germany

the status of the Jews who were often doctors, lawyers, and writers. The Jews were regarded as the scapegoats of all Germany's problems, and they were driven from public life. During the Nazi's reign ...

(5 pages) 109 1 4.1 Jul/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Report on Lady of Angels Fire

all; ninety-two students and three nuns lost their lives.As a result, the community started seeking scapegoats. People first blamed the janitor for setting the fire, when no evidence was found; they b ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Heidi Klum, Dead Teenagers, and Fat People

s us into believing one person is attractive and another not? Advertising and the media are classic scapegoats for the main driving-force for our physical obsession. The media is merely an extension o ...

(5 pages) 93 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

A Day in the life of a King's Son (during the reign of Roman Empire)

fe of a ChristianYes, yes, I'm a Christian. Now what? This is insane. We're treated like a bunch of scapegoats. Whenever something turns out wrong, whenever it's someone's fault and they don't want to ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Examples of Scapegoating in History, what is a modern example of scapegoating?

The Jews were not the only group of people who were used as scapegoats to further the cause of ruthless people. Throughout history, a myriad of people have been ... m-minded people were put to death in this manner. These people were convicted of heresy and used as scapegoats in order to allow a dishonest clergy to remain in power for centuries.During the 1980's A ...

(3 pages) 20336 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Violent Video Games Shouldn

Violent Video Games Shouldn't Be BannedWritten by: Nick LilleymanHumanity has had many scapegoats for violent acts during all it's ages, as long as there is something a person doesn't lik ...

(3 pages) 3711 1 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


ncentration camps even though they helped Germany by fighting in World War I. Everyone used Jews as scapegoats through many crisis such as the black plague.In the video, we learned about horrible even ...

(1 pages) 31 1 3.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Myth Comparison Essay

atsoever. Despite the fact that female characters were often involved in countless myths, many were scapegoats for men; they must suffer, sacrifice and be tossed around. Such portrayals were establish ... th sadness. These acts of penalty proved that they were punished for the fault of others, therefore scapegoats of Hades. Proof of suffering was also developed in "The Face in the Pool" where Echo, a c ...

(9 pages) 39 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How did the civil rights movement and anti-Vietnam campaigns impact society and law enforcement during the 1960s and 1970s?

he issues were the police whether they liked it or not.Some black leaders used the officers as "... scapegoats for American racial injustice." (Johnson, H. & Wolfe, N., 2003) Society accepted that ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Armenian genocide: How did the outbreak of World War 1 contribute to the genocide of the Armenians?

d in a different religion and followed different customs to the Turks. The Armenians were often the scapegoats for many of the Ottoman Empire's problems. By the beginning of the 1700s the Ottoman Empi ...

(3 pages) 24 0 2.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Comparison of Salem Witch Trials in "The Crucible" by Author Miller to McCarthyism in the 1950s in America

e Salem witch hunt because the accuser exaggerates and fabricates evidence, the accused are used as scapegoats for society's problems, and McCarthy and the Salem girls use the accusations to obtain po ... hardly believable claims.In McCarthyism and the Salem witch trials, the accused were being used as scapegoats for society's problems. During McCarthyism, communism around the world was spreading, to ...

(4 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

In J.M. Coetzee's "Waiting for the Barbarians", the Rumors Spread around the town Demonstrate the Ignorance of Civilization

roughout civilization.The village's belief in the rumors allows the empire to use the barbarians as scapegoats for their actions. The soldiers and military personnel are the most suspected source of o ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Backround of the Armenian Genocide

ouble; political, economic, and cultural upheaval in Turkey made the Armenians extremely convenient scapegoats.Armenia is one of the world's oldest civilizations. Armenia has a unique Indo-European la ...

(5 pages) 26 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Why Did Hitler and the Nazi Party Lose Support from 1924-1929?

tler promised people better lives and sought solutions to the German problems through targeting the scapegoats. Moreover, in 1933, Hitler eventually was given power by Hindenburg as the steep decline ...

(7 pages) 13 1 1.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History


e inhumanity of slavery through the breaking up of families as well as through blacks being used as scapegoats. The book also attacked the ignorance of white people regarding black people. Whites thou ...

(1 pages) 811 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Tessie Hutchinson In "The Lottery"

of wanting a scapegoat. Beneath all of the trappings of civilizations, man continues searching for scapegoats and thus their innate savagery shines though. "This story comments upon the all-too-human ...

(2 pages) 4630 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Treated Like Dirt ( To Kill A Mockingbird Prejudice)

of three outstanding social groups that affected the prejudice in the town: the colored people were scapegoats treated with prejudice; the racist majority looked down on the other groups; and the anti ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ron Kovic

s. Many Americans believed it was a war that should have never been fought, and the veterans became scapegoats.Many of the American men who went to Vietnam thought they were saviors and guardians of f ...

(3 pages) 499 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


he concentration camps during the second world war. Night proves Freud's claim that a culture needs scapegoats, unity, and aim-inhibited love to prosper. To succeed the nazis needed to find scapegoats ... reat that the Jewish people were executed just to unify the nazis.Freud says that every society has scapegoats for the sole purpose of accusing them for the problems that come up in that society. Inst ...

(3 pages) 574 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


he Jews are unstable because they are always the ones to take the blame. They are as you could say, scapegoats. They have never really been able to live a normal life because we and other people have ...

(1 pages) 423 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith