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Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
Genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group, as such: (a) Killing members of the group;
(b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;
(c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;
(d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;
(e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group. Beginnings of
Nazi Ideology 1925- Mein Kampf is Published
1933- Hitler becomes Chancellor
Reichstag Fire Decree
First Concentration Camp built- Dachau, Germany
Nazi Boycotts of Jewish Businesses
Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service Eugenics Begins
Law for the Prevention of Offspring with Hereditary Diseases Progression
of Oppression The Nuremburg Laws (1935) Kristallnacht (1938)
“The Night of Broken Glass” Identification (1939) The Ghettos Lodz Ghetto (1940)
160,000 people Warsaw Ghetto (1940)
350,000 people The Concentration Camps The Final Solution (1941)
Networks of death camps
Gassing, executions begin Wanasee Conference (1942)
Plans for Final Solution solidified The Efficiency of Death Mass Deportations
from Ghettos (1942) Travel By Train, Selection upon Arrival Gas Chambers
Disguised as Showers Stains from Zyklon B Devastation Belzec Killing Center (March-December 1942)
600,000 people are killed
1 million + people are killed
9/10 were Jews
Treblinka Killing Center (July 1942 – Nov 1943)
It is estimated that more than 6 million Jews and approx 5 million other non-combatants were killed by the Nazi government Liberation January 1945
Soviet troops liberate 8,000 prisoners from Auschwitz
US troops liberate 20,000 prisoners at Buchenwald
US troops liberate approx 32,000 prisoners at Dachau Human Rights Web. United Nations, Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. http://www.hrweb.org/legal/genocide.html
US Holocaust Memorial Museum. Resources and Materials. http://www.ushmm.org/education/foreducators/resource/
US Holocaust Memorial Museum. Collections and Archives. http://www.ushmm.org/research/collections/
www.schaefshouse.com SOURCES On November 9, 1938, Nazi troops, along with mobs of civilians, attacked Jewish homes, synagogues, and businesses. 100 Jews were killed. The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and annihilation of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945. Jews were the primary victims- Gypsies, the handicapped, and Poles were also targeted for destruction or decimation for racial, ethnic, or national reasons. Millions more, including homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses, Soviet prisoners of war and political dissidents, also suffered grievous oppression and death under Nazi tyranny.