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Activity #2—Key Concepts. Module #2 “The Holocaust”.

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Activity 2 key concepts

Activity #2—Key Concepts

Module #2 “The Holocaust”


Activity 2 key concepts

Directions: Based on any previous knowledge you may have, answer the following questions “true” or “false.” Then do the follow-up exercise on the slide that follows each question using a search engine such as Google or Bing to research answers.


True or false

True or False?

  • Only German Jewish citizens were victims of the Holocaust.


Answer false

Answer: False

  • Other victims of The Holocaust included ____________, ______________, and _________________.


True or false1

True or False?

  • Genocide (the deliberate murder of a whole group or race of people) doesn’t happen anymore.


Answer false1

Answer: False

  • Genocides are taking place right now in the following countries.

  • Country:___________ Estimated number of people killed: _____________

  • Country:___________ Estimated number of people killed: _____________

  • Country:___________ Estimated number of people killed: _____________


True or false2

True or False?

  • Many groups of people, including Germans, helped the Jewish citizens of Europe escape the Nazis.


Answer true

Answer: True

  • Some of the groups of people who helped Jews escape included __________, ___________, and _______________.


True or false3

True or False?

  • The Nazis invented eugenics, the theory that the human race could be improved by only allowing people considered “superior” to exist and to have children.


Answer false2

Answer: False

  • The theory of eugenics was originally developed by _____________ in __________.

  • Proponents of the theory recommended society do things like __________________ and _________________.

  • Eugenics policies were implemented in many countries, including __________, ___________, and _______________.


True or false4

True or False?

  • The Holocaust was just one example of the oppression of Jewish citizens.


Answer true1

Answer: True

  • Jews in Europe had been oppressed and massacred for centuries before the Holocaust. Infamous incidents include the following:

  • Incident_____________________________

    Country _______ Year_______

  • Incident_____________________________

  • Country _______ Year_______

  • Incident_____________________________

  • Country _______ Year_______


True or false5

True or False?

  • Some Jews fought back against the Holocaust.


Answer true2

Answer: True

  • There were many Jewish resistance movements. One famous example is __________________________________________________________________________.


True or false6

True or False?

  • The persecution of Jewish citizens was the cause of World War II.


Answer false3

Answer: False

  • There were many causes of World War II. Among the most important causes were________________and ____________________.


True or false7

True or False?

  • The Holocaust could never happen again.


Answer

Answer: ??????

  • Use Google or Bing to research these terms, and provide a link to a modern day news article for each one.

  • Anti-Semitism

  • Link:

  • American Nazi Party

  • Link:

  • White Supremacy

  • Link:


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