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Transcript of Kristallnacht
Secretary of German Embassy was shot
born March 28, 1921
What is Kristallnacht
Night of Broken Glass
Took place on November 9 and 10, 1938
A wave of violent anti-jewish pogroms
Who led Kristallnacht
Minister Joseph Goebbels
"People & Events "Kristallnacht"" PBS. PBS. Web. 10 Mar. 2015. <http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/holocaust/peopleevents/pandeAMEX99.html>.
Over 1,000 Jewish synagogues (churches)
Over 7,500 Jewish businesses were destroyed
Approximately 30,000 Jewish men were arrested and taken to concentration camps.
"Kristallnacht: November 9-10." The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education. Web. 10 Mar. 2015. <http://www.holocaustandhumanity.org/kristallnacht/kristallnacht-november-9-10/>.
- the shooter was Herschel Grynszpan
Nazis believed German Jews should pay
- Kristallnacht resulted
"Kristallnacht: A Nationwide Pogrom, November 9–10, 1938." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. United States Holocaust Memorial Council, 20 June 2014. Web. 10 Mar. 2015. <http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005201>.
"Consequences of Kristallnacht." Consequences of Kristallnacht. Web. 10 Mar. 2015. <http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/kristallnacht_consequences.htm>.
"Herschel Grynszpan." Herschel Grynszpan. Web. 10 Mar. 2015. <http://www.auschwitz.dk/Grynszpan.htm>.
as an adult he looked for work as a plumber or mechanic
1938- his family was sent to Poland
1940- he was taken to Sachsenhausen
Rosenberg, Jennifer. "Kristallnacht - The Night of Broken Glass." Web. 10 Mar. 2015. <http://history1900s.about.com/od/holocaust/a/Kristallnacht.htm>.
"Muslims Torch Synagogue, German Judge Says It’s Not Anti-Semitism | FrontPage Magazine." FrontPage Magazine. 7 Feb. 2015. Web. 10 Mar. 2015. <http://www.frontpagemag.com/2015/dgreenfield/muslims-torch-synagogue-german-judge-says-its-not-anti-semitism/>.
"Kristallnacht." History.com. A&E Television Networks. Web. 10 Mar. 2015. <http://www.history.com/topics/kristallnacht>.
turning point in policy against Jews
beginning of Holocaust
By: Emmie, Austin, & Avery