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Anti semitism and the holocaust
Anti semitism and the holocaust
Anti semitism and the holocaust
Anti semitism and the holocaust
Anti semitism and the holocaust
Anti semitism and the holocaust
Anti semitism and the holocaust
Anti semitism and the holocaust
Anti semitism and the holocaust
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  • 1. Anti-Semitism and The Holocaust
    • Leaving Cert History
    • Revision Presentation
    • Dictatorship and Democracy 1919-1945
  • 2. Anti-Semitism and The Holocaust
    • Anti-Semitism
    • The Nazis and race theory
    • Did Hitler plan the Holocaust
    • Persecution of the Jews
    • Kristallnacht, 1938
    • Polish Jews
    • Concentration Camps
  • 3. Anti-Semitism
    • Jews killed Jesus
    • Cultural differences
    • Pogroms in Russia
    • Jews prominent in Professions and Business – led to envy and criticism
    • Jews associated with liberalism, radicalism and communism
    • Eliminate Jews – eliminate capitalism and socialism
  • 4.
    • Superiority of the Aryans
    • Assimilation of Jews would taint Aryan stock
    • Hitler blamed the Jews for Germany's troubles
    • Jews invented Marxism
    • Jews caused Germany's defeat in WW1
    • Jews caused humiliation of Treaty of Versailles
    The Nazis and race theory
  • 5. Did Hitler plan the Holocaust
    • Major Historical debate
    • Intentionalists - the Nazis’ had a constant and unwavering intention to destroy European Jews
    • Functionalists - the Holocaust was reached by a 'twisted road' - many forces inside and outside Germany helped to bring it about
  • 6. Persecution of the Jews
    • April 1933 – Hitler organises a one-day boycott of Jewish shops and businesses
    • Jews banned from civil service
    • Nuremberg Laws 1935
    • Marriages between Germans and Jews were forbidden
    • Relations between Jews and Germans outside marriage were forbidden
    • Jews were not to employ Germans under the age of 45
    • Jews were deprived of citizenship.
    • 1936 – Jews could not vote
    • Wear Star of David.
    • 1938 – Jews barred from Law, Medicine and Business
  • 7. Kristallnacht, 1938
    • Reprisal for an attack on a German embassy official in Paris.
    • More than 8,000 Jewish homes and shops were attacked.
    • 100 Jews killed and 20,000 arrested.
    • Goering blamed the Jews for the violence.
    • Jews fined one billion Reichmarks.
    • Many Jews, including Albert Einstein, emigrated at this time.
    • 400,000 Jews who could afford it leave Germany and Austria
  • 8.
    • 10% of the population was Jewish
    • Nazi occupation of Poland leads to persecution of Jews
    • Jews forced into ghettos
    • Jews live in squalid conditions, wracked by disease.
    • 500,000 crammed into 1.3 square miles of Warsaw
    • By 1942 over 100,000 Jews died because of conditions
    • Nazis order ‘non-productive’ Jews to be resettled.
    • Sept 1942 – remaining 70,000 Jews die during and after the Warsaw Uprising
    Polish Jews
  • 9. Concentration Camps
    • The ‘Final Solution’ – extermination of the Jews
    • Towns and villages emptied of Jews who would be executed and buried in mass graves
    • Extermination camps established in Poland
    • German companies set up slave-labour factories in camps
    • Two million Jews killed in Auschwitz using cyanide gas and the bodies cremated
    • Bodies stripped of anything of value, clothes, hair gold fillings making the camps self-financing
    • 90% of Jews killed on arrival. Remainder used for slave labour
    • Life expectancy of Jewish slave was three months
    • Six millions Jews die in Holocaust
    • Pro-Nazi historians deny the Holocaust took place
  • 10.
    • Presentation prepared by:
    • Dominic Haugh
    • St. Particks Comprehensive School
    • Shannon
    • Co. Clare
    • Presentation can be used for educational purposes only – all rights remain with author
  • 11.