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Welcome. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute February 22, 2012 U.S. History Mr. Green. Reading Quiz. Identify the leaders of France and England that appeased Adolf Hitler by signing the Munich Pact. Hitler utilized this tactic to quickly defeat Poland in September 1939.

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Welcome

Welcome

Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

February 22, 2012

U.S. History

Mr. Green


Reading quiz

Reading Quiz

Identify the leaders of France and England that appeased Adolf Hitler by signing the Munich Pact.

Hitler utilized this tactic to quickly defeat Poland in September 1939.

The Soviet Union and Germany signed this agreement to not fight.

He was the leader of Free France which was the government in exile in England.


Agenda topics to be covered

Agenda/Topics To Be Covered

The students will describe the Nazis’ “final solution to the Jewish problem and the horrors of the Holocaust by explaining the reasons for Nazi persecution of the Jews

Announcement: Chapter 16 Test Next Tuesday

Drill: Examine the graphs and images on pages 556-557 and answer the following:

1. What reaction do you think people had when they saw images like these for the 1st time?

2. What percent of Holocaust victims were Jews?


The holocaust ch 16 section 3 pgs 554 558

The Holocaust Ch. 16 Section 3 pgs. 554-558

The Persecution Begins

April 4, 1933-No Jews can serve in the German government

Jews blamed for losing WWI, economic problems after WWI

Nuremberg Laws-1935

Star of David worn after 6

Kristallnacht-November 6, 1938

Jews blamed for destruction


Welcome 2764502

The Plight of Jewish Refugees

Many Jews left Germany

Other countries stopped admitting Jews

“We all want to get rid of our Jews. The difficulty is that no country wishes to receive them.” Germany’s foreign minister

60,000 Jews came to the U.S.

U.S. reluctant to accept Jews-Great Depression, anti-Sematism, “enemy agents”


The final solution

The Final Solution

The Condemned

Jews forced to labor camps/concentration camps

Jews not the only group

Gypsies, Freemasons, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Catholics, homosexuals, mentally handicapped, insane, disabled, incurably ill

Concentration Camps

Hunger, humiliation, work

Ended with death

Worked dawn to dusk, 7 days a week


Extermination

Extermination

The killings were not happening fast enough

New concentration camps equipped with gas chambers in late 1941

Those condemned led to a shower of cyanide gas

Mass graves left evidence, Nazis then used crematoriums

Some camps conducted experiments on Jews

some only drank seawater

injected with diseases

sterilization experiments


The survivors

The Survivors

6 million Jews died in death camps


Independent work

Independent Work

List 4 events that led to the Holocaust.

Explain 3 reasons Jews were targeted for extermination.


Homework

Homework

1. Read Chapter 16 Section 4.

2. Chapter 16 Vocabulary due on Wednesday

3. Prepare for a Chapter 16.3 quiz


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