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  • 1. Holocaust Survivors: The Truth Revealed<br />By: Kelsey Andrews<br />
  • 2. Fair Use Guidelines<br />This project was created using the fair use guidelines<br />
  • 3. ArbeitMachtFrei<br />ArbeitMachtFrei, meaning “work brings freedom” or “work shall set you free,” was a famous phrase that hung above one of many of the work camps (mainly known as concentration camps)<br />This Welcome sign lingered over the gates that millions of Jewish prisoners entered, only to invite them into what would soon be their burial ground.<br />
  • 4. Facts of the Holocaust…<br />In case you did not know, here are a few statistics that resulted from the Holocaust in Europe in World War II:<br /><ul><li>The world “Holocaust” originated from the Greek word “holokauston,” meaning “sacrifice by fire.” This was the planned method of persecution by the Nazis intended for the Jewish
  • 5. However, Jewish citizens were not the only ones targeted. Other victims include gypsies, homosexuals, Jehovah’s witnesses, and the disabled.</li></li></ul><li>Continued…<br />Numbers and Statistics:<br /><ul><li>Before watching the following video keep in mind…</li></ul>** Approximately 11 million people were killed, 6 million of these being Jewish<br /> ** The Nazis killed an estimated 2/3 of the Jewish population in Europe<br /> ** About 1.1 million children were murdered<br />
  • 6. The Truth Inside the Holocaust<br />http://teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=95247&title=Holocaust_Movie<br />
  • 7. Auschwitz Birkenau<br />One of the most famous concentration camps, Auschwitz Birkenau was located in Germany-occupied Poland from 1940-1945<br />The first prisoners arrived in Auschwitz on June 14, 1940<br />Here is an aerial view of the camp after it closed on January 27, 1945 when the Soviet Union liberated the site:<br />http://www.scrapbookpages.com/auschwitzscrapbook/Tour/Auschwitz1/Auschwitz02.html<br />
  • 8. Discussion- What Did You Think?<br />What were your thoughts and perceptions about the Holocaust before the movie? After?<br />What piece of information/image in the film was the most empowering?<br />How do you think this tragedy affected future generations of; Jewish citizens, disabled, Germans, Americans, etc.?<br />
  • 9. Homework<br />For tonight, read Chapter 4, Goals 4.1-4.3 and respond to the student essay at the end of 4.3. Make sure to look over the Key Concepts at the end of each section for the quiz Friday<br />By October 15, please compose a 2 page paper outlining the effects of the Holocaust on either: the Nazis, the Jewish population, or the American view upon the genocide. What remembrances have been created today in order to recognize the tragedies that happened during WWII?<br />
  • 10. Bibliography<br />http://www.babylon.com/definition/Arbeit%20macht%20Frei/All<br />http://history1900s.about.com/od/holocaust/a/holocaustfacts.htm<br />http://www.dw-world.de/image/0,,597125_4,00.jpg<br />http://joedresch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/t1larg-sign.jpg<br />http://www.scrapbookpages.com/auschwitzscrapbook/Tour/Auschwitz1/Auschwitz02.html<br />http://www.flyingchariotministries.com/260px-Star_of_David_svg.png<br />

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