The Holocaust  An Overview "Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it."
Timeline <ul><li>1918 – Germany loses WWI; Nazi Party is formed. </li></ul><ul><li>1933 – Hitler is appointed Chancellor. ...
Victims <ul><li>Jews </li></ul><ul><li>Gypsies </li></ul><ul><li>Political enemies </li></ul><ul><li>Jehovah's Witnesses <...
The Camps <ul><li>Work/Labor Camps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dachau </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buchenwald </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Ghetto Life <ul><li>Kristallnacht – literally, &quot;Night of Crystal” is usually referred to as the &quot;Night of Broken...
Adolf Hitler & The Nazi Party <ul><li>Hitler’s Entry to Politics </li></ul><ul><li>The Nazi Party’s Rise to Power </li></u...
The Final Solution to  the Jewish Question <ul><li>Refers to the Nazis' plan to engage in systematic genocide against the ...
Propaganda <ul><li>Hitler established a Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda headed by Joseph Goebbels.  ...
Rescue & Liberation <ul><li>As Allied troops entered Nazi-occupied territories, the final rescue and liberation transpired...
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The Holocaust - an Overview

  1. 1. The Holocaust An Overview &quot;Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.&quot;
  2. 2. Timeline <ul><li>1918 – Germany loses WWI; Nazi Party is formed. </li></ul><ul><li>1933 – Hitler is appointed Chancellor. The first concentration camp, Dachau, is created. </li></ul><ul><li>1934 – The German president dies; Hitler declares himself Reichsfuhrer – Leader of the Reich. </li></ul><ul><li>1935 – Hitler announces the Nuremberg Laws, stripping Jewish citizens of many rights. </li></ul><ul><li>1936 – The Olympics in Berlin – propaganda opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>1938 – Kristallnacht, “Night of the Broken Glass” occurs. </li></ul><ul><li>1939 – WWII begins. Ghettos are established. </li></ul><ul><li>1941 – The first death camp, Chelmno, is established. The others followed in 1942. </li></ul><ul><li>1942 – The Wannsee Conference occurs: The Final Solution is established. </li></ul><ul><li>1945 – WWII comes to an end and the prisoners are liberated. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Victims <ul><li>Jews </li></ul><ul><li>Gypsies </li></ul><ul><li>Political enemies </li></ul><ul><li>Jehovah's Witnesses </li></ul><ul><li>Homosexuals </li></ul><ul><li>People with disabilities </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Camps <ul><li>Work/Labor Camps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dachau </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buchenwald </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Belzek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stutthoff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auschwitz-Birkenau </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extermination – Death Camps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chelmno </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treblinka </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auschwitz-Birkenau </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sobibor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Belzek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Majdanek </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Ghetto Life <ul><li>Kristallnacht – literally, &quot;Night of Crystal” is usually referred to as the &quot;Night of Broken Glass.&quot; It is the name given to the violent anti-Jewish pogrom of November 9 and 10, 1938. </li></ul>Kristallnacht <ul><li>Ghettos were city districts (often enclosed) in which the Germans concentrated the Jewish population and forced them to live under miserable conditions. </li></ul><ul><li>Warsaw, Lodz, Krakow </li></ul>
  6. 6. Adolf Hitler & The Nazi Party <ul><li>Hitler’s Entry to Politics </li></ul><ul><li>The Nazi Party’s Rise to Power </li></ul><ul><li>The Third Reich </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler Youth </li></ul>Dr. Josef Mengele . <ul><li>A German SS officer and a physician in the camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Final Solution to the Jewish Question <ul><li>Refers to the Nazis' plan to engage in systematic genocide against the European Jewish population. </li></ul><ul><li>The Wannsee Conference </li></ul><ul><li>The Nuremberg Trials </li></ul>
  8. 8. Propaganda <ul><li>Hitler established a Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda headed by Joseph Goebbels. </li></ul><ul><li>Leni Riefenstahl, film maker </li></ul>Resistance & The Rescuers <ul><li>Rescuers came from every walk of life, including teachers, students, shopkeepers, factory workers, housewives, and farmers. Ages ranged from late teens to eighties. </li></ul><ul><li>Oskar Schindler, Raoul Wallenberg </li></ul>
  9. 9. Rescue & Liberation <ul><li>As Allied troops entered Nazi-occupied territories, the final rescue and liberation transpired. It was 1945. </li></ul>

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