Holocaust/Genocide Lecture Notes. Night. STANDARD 3.12. 3.12 Literary Criticism: Analyze the way in which a work of literature is related to the themes and issues of its historical period. (Historical approach). DO NOW: NIGHT/Genocide Unit.
WWII 1939-1945 -- Between 1941-1945
Armenian Genocide—April 24, 1915
Ottoman Turks Nazi Germans
1.5 Million Armenians 6 Million Jews
Both countries combined are responsible for the murder, rape, and torture of over 7.5 Million men, women, and children.
President of Yugoslavia-Responsible for killed hundreds of thousands of ethnic Albanians. He thought the Albanians were inferior and wanted a pure, ethnically clean Serbia for only pure Serbs.
SalothSar-AKA Pol Pot, was responsible for the killing of over a million Cambodians in 1970s.
Over 1 Million Cambodians Killed-1970s
Serbs kill over 350,000 Albanians-1994
Over 500,000 Sudanese Murdered in Darfur- Happening NOW 2008
“All that is needed for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing!”
Nazis in Russia
The KKK in the US
Nazis in America