Abolitionists and The White Rose (Abolitionists (How did they resist?…
Abolitionists and The White Rose
How did they resist?
They pretended to be ill and worked slower. They also broke tools. They also ran away when possible. People also formed groups to attack plantations.
what were they resisting?
They wanted black rights.
They wanted the end of racial discrimination and segregation.
Segregation is setting someone or something apart from other people or things
Who were the leaders?
William loyd garrison, Fredrick douglass
Did abolitionists achieve their goals?
Abolitionists did achieve their goals by allowing passing the 13 amendment and allowing blacks to have the rights as whites.
What was there goal?
Their goal was to have equal rights with blacks.
What were the consequences for their actions
The consequences for abolitionists harboring slaves in the underground railroad was imprisonment and fines of hundred of thousands of dollars.. For slaves it resulted in whipping, prison, or even hanging.
They had been horrified by the behavior of the Germans on the Eastern Front where they had witnessed a group of naked Jews being shot in a pit.
Encouraged people to passively resist nazis and stand up to them
Hans Scholl drafted the first Leaflet
The leaflet was the article The White Rose wrote
they prepared and distributed six different leaflets, in which they called for the active opposition of the German people to Nazi oppression and tyranny. Huber drafted the final two leaflets. A draft of a seventh leaflet, written by Christoph Probst, was found in the possession of Hans Scholl at the time of his arrest by the Gestapo, who destroyed it
Hans Was a 24 year old medical student at the time
Six Leaflets were published
After Hans and Sophie Scholl along with Christoph Probst were captured they were Exectued by Nazi officials
Christoph Probst drafted the 7th leaflet
But Hans Scholl was arrested with it in his possesion
and it was destroyed
They were students from Munich University
Active between Jun 1942 through February 1943
Both Sophie and Hans were part of German HItler Youth Groups
One Of the Munich University custodians saw Sophie and Hans passing out the papers, and called the gestapo