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the holocaust

  1. 1. The Holocaust!!! By Taliah Herring and Brittany Deaville
  2. 2. What is the holocaust???? <ul><li>Ü Its the killing of two thirds of the European Jewish population and five million others. </li></ul><ul><li>Ü its not just 11 million deaths, its 11 million deaths caused by hate in 11 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Ü it was the killing of people, not for what WHO they were but WHAT they were. </li></ul><ul><li>Ü the Nazi's not only killed Jews but killed gypsies, handicaps, Jehovah's witnesses, homosexuals and Catholics. </li></ul><ul><li>Ü the gypsies were shot naked facing their pre-dug graves. </li></ul><ul><li>Ü according to Nazi’s Jews were easier to shoot than gypsies because they stood still while gypsies would cry out, howl, and move constantly. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Concentration camps: <ul><li> Ü the term refers to a camp where people are detained or confined. </li></ul><ul><li>Ü the first concentration camp was made soon after Hitler came into power in January 1933 </li></ul><ul><li>Ü the word holocaust comes from the Greek word “holokauston” which means a burnt sacrifice offered to God. </li></ul>
  4. 4. http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/resistmap1.html
  5. 5. How the Nazi's came to power <ul><li>Ü Adolf Hitler became dictator if Germany in 1933. </li></ul><ul><li>Ü 15 years before he was a bitter corporal in the German army. </li></ul><ul><li>Ü Karl lueger was Hitler's hero and he blamed the Jews for Austrians economic crisis. </li></ul><ul><li>Ü Hitler said that there was a Jewish/communist conspiracy. </li></ul>
  6. 6. http://isurvived.org/Pictures_iSurvived-4/Holocaust-corpses3.GIF
  7. 7. http://www.israelnewsagency.com/holocaust00_1.jpg
  8. 8. http://www.unitedhumanrights.org/Genocide/history_of_the_holocaust.htm

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