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Transcript of Holocaust
What are some historical facts that compare to current events?
Lessons that were learned from the Holocaust is people should not be terrorized and should never have to hate each other. People should care for each other and not kill anybody just because their better than you.
What are some suggestions for making the world a better place?
About 6 million Jews, Jehovahs Witnesses, and other relegious people
were murdered during the Holocaust and another 5 million people that the German government deemed “undesirable” were also killed.
How many Jews were murdered in the Holocaust?
During the Resistance 1942-1944
- realizing what the Nazis were doing, many people began to resist their power
- some Jews and other victims of the Holocaust hid, others fled the area, and some fought back
1943- Warsaw Ghetto revolt- ultimately led to the killing of most of the 60,000 Jews in the ghetto
1944- Jewish slave labor group succeeded in blowing up a crematorium at Auschwitz
-Don't kill or murder anyone just because you hate them
-If you don't like a person, just stay away from that person so you and that person would not fight
Events leading to WWII/ The Holocaust
-Germany was defeated in WWI, aquiring many debts.
-They looked for someone to blame and for someone to save them.
-Nazis developed plan to focus on ethnic background. (The Final Solution)
-plan to create Aryan society
-considered others, mainly Jews, to be lesser people
-wanted power and respect
What killed Jews and Non-Jewish people?
The Jews were killed in a gas chamber that
can hold up to 5,000 victims.
The picture(Right) shows the hallway. In
the picture, it shows a room that contains
fire pits that cremates Jews alive.
Many people today, are still invicted out of their homes because either they did not pay the insurance bill or they were not making payments on the house.
History Can Repeat Itself
History does repeat itself because events that were forgotten from the pass are condemned to repeat.
Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor of Germany in 1933.
head of Nazi party
1938- Jewish Poles forced to leave Germany and Kristallnacht ("The Night of Broken Glass") occurred
Sept. 1, 1939- Germany invaded Poland and WWII began.
The Ghettos 1939-1941
Jewish people forced from their homes into ghettos
required to wear yellow star (Star of David)
hard labor, overcrowding, malnutrition
many individuals beaten or killed