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The Holocaust

Historical Information: According to the Holocaust Museum, the Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and annihilation of European Jewry by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945 (www.ushmm.org).

The Task: View the United States Holocaust Museum web site to familiarize yourself with this horrific time period. As you browse, please click on and view the pictures, maps and graphics that accompany the text you read.

Step by Step: 1. Type in www.ushmm.org 2. Scroll down and look to the left menu bar. 3. Under Education, click on “for students” 4. Scroll down and on the bottom, click on “The Holocaust: A Learning Site for Students.” 5. Click on “View More.” 6. Click on the headings that match the headings on your web quest.

Click on Jews in Pre War Germany

1. How did Hitler define a “Jew?” How did this alter the number of Jews in Germany?

2. ________% of Jews held German citizenship, totaling approximately _________________ people. _________________ percent of Jews in Germany lived in _______________________. The largest Jewish populated area was _______________________.

Click on Anti-Semitism

1. Describe reasons for anti-Semitism in Europe.
European leaders who wanted to establish colonies in Africa and Asia argued that whites were superior to other races and therefore had to spread and take over the "weaker" and "less civilized" races. 2. How did Karl Luger’s ideas influence Hitler?

Hitler studied lugers tactics and the anti-Semitic newspapers and pamphlets that multiplied during lugers long rule.

Click on Nuremberg Race Laws

1. What laws did the Nazi’s pass in Nuremburg?
The laws excluded German Jews from Reich citizenship and prohibited them from marrying or having sexual…...

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