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.
Holocaust/Genocide Lecture Notes
WWII 1939-1945 -- Between 1941-1945
Armenian Genocide—April 24, 1915
Ottoman TurksNazi Germans
1.5 Million Armenians6 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