What was the Holocaust and how did it happen? (Who was affected and what…
What was the Holocaust and how did it happen?
What was Hitler's final solution?
Hitler's final solution was a plan to rid Germany of all Jews; Germany was ruled under Nazis for about ten years and Hitler’s “final solution” was implemented into the people of Germany leading to the “Night of Broken Glass”
The morning after the pogroms 30,000 German Jewish men were arrested for the "crime" of being Jewish and sent to concentration camps
Dozens of Jewish people were killed, and Jewish cemeteries, hospitals, schools, and homes were looted
Over 250 synagogues were burned, over 7,000 Jewish businesses were trashed and looted
On November 9, 1938, violence against Jews broke out across the Reich
What was the intent of the Nazis?
The Nazi’s purpose was to make Jews lives extremely difficult so they would be exterminated Nazis achieved their goals by devastating Jewish communities, destroying families, and sparking fear into the Jews and others
Nazis tried to ruin the Jews lives and morral so they could exterminate all of Germany and Europe of the Jews
Nazis stripped away their purpose so the Jews would give up
Nazis continued to “relocate” the Jews to Ghettos, concentration camps, and forced labor camps
Jews possessions were taken and sold
Nazis took everything from the Jews including replacing them in jobs and taking their money
Jews were stripped of their possessions, identity, purpose, and jobs
What happened in concentration camps?
Kapos were trustee inmates who were carried out the SS officers wishes and were often very strict. If Kapos failed their duties they would get severe punishments or even be put to death.
Roll calls for Jewish prisoners in concentration or forced labor camps. Prisoners were kept in the cold water outside for as long as the SS officer wanted. They were often used as a punishment.
A fixed allowance or provisions of food, especially for soldiers, sailors, or citizens during a shortage.
When people have not enough or too many calories.
People were used for labor, those unfit to work were gassed, hanged, or starved to death.
Who was affected and what happened to them?