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During the 1800s, Germany was pulled into the modern world with the Industrial Revolution. The economy dropped and had many looking for reasons. In the midst of obtaining a German identity, many Germans looked for those that were not entirely “German” as the force behind all of Germany’s problems. One enemy had to be named.

The Jew became the obvious scapegoat. Aiding this stance for Germany was Darwin’s published…