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Genocide web crawl

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Genocide web crawl

  1. 1. Name: ________________________________ Mrs. Winfield-Corbett Date: _________________________________ Social Studies Web Crawl: Genocide Website: http://www.ushmm.org/confront-genocide/defining-genocide (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum) Directions: Use the information provided at the website above to assist you in answering the questions. Be sure to write your answers in complete sentences. 1. In what year did the term genocide come into existence? __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 2. What does the term genocide refer to? __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 3. Who was the person that formed the word genocide and for what purpose did he form this word? __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 4. What words are comprised in the term genocide? __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 5. Which phrase is unique to the term genocide? __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 6. The term genocide refers to acts of violence against which type of groups? __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________
  2. 2. 7. Identify the 5 different categories of violence that are recognized as punishable acts within the United Nations’ definition of genocide. 1) ___________________________________________________________ 2) ___________________________________________________________ 3) ___________________________________________________________ 4) ___________________________________________________________ 5) ___________________________________________________________ 8. Besides the Holocaust, identify two other cases of genocide that have occurred in the world by completing the chart below. Year Country Description of Genocide _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________

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