HIST 310 American Military University Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide Discussion

Question Description

I’m working on a history discussion question and need an explanation to help me learn.

We will be discussing the topics of the Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide, as well as the development of totalitarian regimes in Europe. Please select one of the provided questions below.


1. What similarities and differences are there in the motivation, implementation, governments, people, and outcomes of the different genocides that took place in the first half of the 20th century?

2. Considering the debate between historians following the PBS documentary, what issues surround genocide denial? Why does the word “genocide” matter? What are the politics of the word “genocide?” Who should define what is genocide? Should Genocide Denial be illegal?