WWII
The Holocaust of Europe
and
Japanese Internment Camps of
the U.S.A.
Holocaust
• Genocide – effort to murder and entire people
or nationality
• Jewish people are whom Hitler blamed all of
Ger...
Holocaust
• First Jews were shot next to open trenches
they had been forced to dig themselves.
Holocaust
• When this method of extermination proved to
slow the Nazis, large concentration camps were
built across Europe...
Discussion Question
• Should the President ever be allowed to
change the Constitution during War?
– Why or Why not?
Holocaust Video
• After watching the video, how would you feel
if this event was going on today?
• 1. What would you advise the President to
do? Why?
• 2. What is your assessment (belief) of how
E.O. 9066 was carried out?
• What is your opinion of the formal apology
and reparation of payments?
Internment Video Clip
• 3. Based on the interviews of those placed in
camps, how do you think they felt about being
an Ame...
Life in an interment camp
• Write a 1 page letter/journal detailing what
life might have been like in an Interment
Camp
Holocaust and Japanese Interment Camps
Holocaust and Japanese Interment Camps
Holocaust and Japanese Interment Camps
Holocaust and Japanese Interment Camps
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Holocaust and Japanese Interment Camps

  1. 1. WWII The Holocaust of Europe and Japanese Internment Camps of the U.S.A.
  2. 2. Holocaust • Genocide – effort to murder and entire people or nationality • Jewish people are whom Hitler blamed all of Germany’s problems on – Part of Hitler’s philosophy was intense hatred of Jews • Holocaust refers to his attempted genocide of the Jews during WWII • Final Solution – plan of Hitler and other Nazis leaders to murder all European Jews
  3. 3. Holocaust • First Jews were shot next to open trenches they had been forced to dig themselves.
  4. 4. Holocaust • When this method of extermination proved to slow the Nazis, large concentration camps were built across Europe • Jews sent to these camps in railroad cattle cars. • Upon arrival, most were killed with poison gas – Bodies burned in large ovens • Some spared to work – Half were starved and worked under inhumane conditions • About 6 million Jew – 2/3 living in Europe – killed during the Holocaust • Another 6 million gypsies, Slavs, political prisoners, elderly, mentally-disabled and others also dies in Nazi concentration camps
  5. 5. Discussion Question • Should the President ever be allowed to change the Constitution during War? – Why or Why not?
  6. 6. Holocaust Video • After watching the video, how would you feel if this event was going on today?
  7. 7. • 1. What would you advise the President to do? Why?
  8. 8. • 2. What is your assessment (belief) of how E.O. 9066 was carried out?
  9. 9. • What is your opinion of the formal apology and reparation of payments?
  10. 10. Internment Video Clip • 3. Based on the interviews of those placed in camps, how do you think they felt about being an American? • What other options do you think the U.S. government could have considered instead of Internment Camps?
  11. 11. Life in an interment camp • Write a 1 page letter/journal detailing what life might have been like in an Interment Camp

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