Just as things were starting to look up for Germany and the rest of Europe, the briefperiod of prosperity ended in 1929 with crashof the American stock market and the onset of the ___________________________.
When Joseph Stalin came to power in Soviet Russia, he started purging his government of any opposition and any citizen who resisted his programs would be executed or sent to the ___________________ in Siberia.
In 1935, the Nazis passed the “____________________,” whichprevented Jews from being German citizens, forbade marriages between Jews and German citizens, and required Jews to wear yellow Stars of David and to carryidentification cards saying they were Jewish.
Onenight in 1938, Nazis destroyed thousands of synagogues and Jewish stores. They also killed 100 people and sent 30,000 Jewish men to concentration camps. This night was known as ____________________ or the “night of shattered glass”.