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Targeting the polish nation reygin

  1. 1. Targeting The Polish Nation By: Reygin Allen 1 st period
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Lebensraum means living space, it was a basic principle of Nazi foreign policy. </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler thought eastern Europe had to be conquered to create a great German empire for more physical space, a larger population, and new territory to supply food and raw materials. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Hitler's Plan <ul><li>When Hitler invaded Poland he forced the poles from their homes, farms, and businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>The poles were then forced to work or imprisoned in the concentration camp system. </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler allowed pure German families and citizens to live in colonies where the poles had been removed from. </li></ul>
  4. 4. “ Nazification” <ul><li>Nazification- Social process of adopting (or being forced to adopt) </li></ul><ul><li>The Nazis made their plans clear: -Educated poles were subject to arbitrary arrest –If you were a threat you would be killed –No higher school than the fourth grade –Jews had to wear a yellow star –Jews had curfew </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wars Impact on Society <ul><li>War creates chaos in a Society, by effecting people’s daily life. It puts people in an uncomfortable position, where they may feel threaded or scared to leave their own house. And creates new routines for those that suffer from war. </li></ul>
  6. 6. First-Person <ul><li>The holocaust is about innocent people that were stripped away from everything they have ever known and forced to work. It all seems so surreal, until you read these first hand stories. Its right there in front of you. You learn the true struggles that the Jews had to face day-to-day. And you realize the amount of death, and how horrible they were treated for so long. It makes it so much more real. </li></ul>http://www.holocaustsurvivors.org/survivors.shtml
  7. 7. History of Poland <ul><li>1939, the German army attacked the Polish border. German troops attacked from the north and south. </li></ul><ul><li>Two days later, France and Britain declared war on Germany. This was of no help to Poland. </li></ul><ul><li>Warsaw surrendered on September 27. By October 6, it was all over. Poland ceased to exist as a country. </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler made his plans clear, poles were removed from their homes and forced to work or imprisoned in a concentration. </li></ul><ul><li>Educated poles were subject to arbitrary arrest </li></ul><ul><li>No higher school than the fourth grade </li></ul><ul><li>A curfew was put into place </li></ul>
  8. 8. Work Citied <ul><li>http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005070 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.holocausttaskforce.org/memberstates/member-poland.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.holocaustsurvivors.org/survivors.shtml </li></ul>

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