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The holocaust


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The holocaust

  1. 1. The Holocaust<br />Timothy Reimers<br />Block 7<br />April 26th, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Genocide<br />Genocide is the mass killing of a cultural or racial group.<br />Genocide occurs because the other group have something that someone else wants but they will not give it up.<br />They would kill for something like natural resources if they need it.<br />
  3. 3. The Sick Destruction<br /><ul><li>The Nazi's threw the dead into pits probably dug by the Jews.
  4. 4. Sometimes, they would not care if they were alive or dead, they would just do it for a laugh and to get them off of their hands.</li></li></ul><li>The start<br />1933<br /> -The Nazi party takes power in Germany. Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor, or prime minister of Germany.<br /> - The Nazis set up the first concentration camp at Dachau. The first inmates are 200 Communists.<br /> - Books with ideas considered dangerous to Nazi beliefs are burned.<br />1934<br /> Hitler combines the positions of chancellor and president to become 'Fuhrer' or leader of Germany.' <br /> - Jewish newspapers can no longer be sold in the streets.<br />1935<br /> -Jews are deprived of their citizenship and other basic rights. <br /> - The Nazis intensify the persecution of political people that don’t agree with his philosophy.<br />
  5. 5. 1936<br /> -Nazis boycott Jewish-owned business. <br /> - The Olympic Games are held in Germany; signs barring Jews are removed until the event is over.<br /> - Jews no longer have the right to vote.<br />1938<br /> - On Kristallnacht (the 'Night of Broken Glass‘) Nazis terrorized Jews throughout Germany and Austria - 30,000 Jews are arrested.<br /> - Jews must carry ID cards and Jewish passports are marked with a "J."<br /> -All Jewish children are moved to Jewish schools.<br /> - Jewish businesses are shut down; they must sell businesses and hand over securities and jewels.<br /> - Jews must be in certain places at certain times.<br />The Start (Continued)<br />
  6. 6. The Middle<br />1939<br /> - Hitler orders that Jews must follow curfews; Jews must turn in radios to the police; Jews must wear yellow stars of David.<br />1940<br /> - Jews are forced into ghettos.<br /> -Jews are put into concentration camps.<br />1941 <br /> -Jews may not leave their houses without permission from the police.<br /> -Jews may no longer use public telephones.<br />1942<br /> -Nazi officials discuss the 'Final Solution' - their plan to kill all European Jews - to the government officials. <br /> -Jews are forbidden to: subscribe to newspapers; keep dogs, cats, birds, etc; keep electrical equipment including typewriters; own bicycles; buy meat, eggs, or mild; use public transportation; attend school.<br />
  7. 7. The End<br />1944<br /> -Hitler takes over Hungary and begins deporting 12,000 Hungarian Jews each day to Auschwitz where they are murdered.<br />1945<br /> -Hitler is defeated and World War II ends in Europe. <br /> - The Holocaust is over and the death camps are emptied.<br /> - Many survivors are placed in displaced persons facilities.<br />1946<br /> -An International Military Tribunal (Judicial assembly) is created by Britain, France, the United States, and the Soviet Union. <br /> - At Nuremburg, Nazi leaders are tried for war crimes by the above Judicial assembly.<br />1947<br /> -The United Nations establishes a Jewish homeland in British-controlled Palestine, which becomes the State of Israel in 1948.<br />
  8. 8. Where did this Happen and How many Died<br />
  9. 9. Discriminatory<br />The Jews were discriminated against because of their religion.<br />Also because of their mass numbers, Hitler feared a revolt, so he punished them so he would make them think that they had absolutely no power to try and rebel against him.<br />
  10. 10. How to Help<br />A: Do not hate people because of their-<br />Religion, race, gender, disabilities, money/no money, or anything else.<br />B: Put yourself in their shoes-<br />Think about it, would you like to be made fun of for something that happened to you.<br />Would you be able to take the stress of people avoiding you because of anything.<br />
  11. 11. Bibliography<br /> 21st April 2010, The Holocaust, By Holocaust Encyclopedia<br /><br /> 21st April, 2010, History of the Holocaust-Time Line, By Teresa Moretta, Teaching the Holocaust: Grades 4-12<br />