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  • 1.Holocaust
    By. Kelsey and Katie

2. Holocaust
The meaning of Holocaust is Sacrifice by fire
The Nazis murdered approximately six million Jews after WWII
3. Holocaust
The killings began in June 1941 shooting of Jews during the German invasion of Soviet Union.
4. Holocaust
In the end of 1941 the Germans deported the Jews into concentration camps in Poland
In may of 1945 approximately 2/3 of Jews in Europe were murdered.
5. How it began
The Holocaust began when Hitler came into power in Germany
The killings started in April of 1933
It stopped in 1945 when the Nazis were defeated by the Allied powers
6. How:
Number of deaths:
11 million people killed during the Holocaust
6 million Jews were killed
1.1 million children were murdered
7. Where:
The Holocaust took place in mostly Europe
The Jew Citizens were in the Western Europe countries
8. Where:
Extermination Camps murdered the people in the camps by murdering them with poison gas.
9. Why:
The Germans constructed camps which was the purpose of the genocide
The Kristallnacht night was when the zazis destroyed mainly Jewish buildings
10. Who:
Hitler was the leader who was in charge of giving orders to the Nazis to kill the Jews
11. Why:
Many regions German soldiers rounded up the Jews then they shot them
Nazis also killed hundreds of thousands of Gypsies, poles, mentally disabled people, and the political and religious prisoners
12. Bibliography
Boyer, Paul S., and Sterling Stuckey. Holt American Nation in the Modern Era. Austin: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 2005. Print.Blow, Louis. The Holocaust, Crimes, Heroes and Villains. 2008. Web. 24 Mar. 2010. http://www.auschwitz.dk/"Holocaust Facts - 33 Facts You Should Know About the Holocaust." 20th Century History. Ed. The New York Times Company. 2010. Web. 23 Mar. 2010. http://history1900s.about.com/od/holocaust/a/holocaustfacts.htm"Holocaust Timeline: The Camps." Florida Center for Instructional Technology. Ed. A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust. 2005. Web. 24 Mar. 2010. http://fcit.usf.edu/HOLOCAUST/TIMELINE/camps.htm"KRISTALLNACHT." Middle Tennessee State University. Ed. Blue Ribbon Campaign. 21 Feb. 1996. Web. 24 Mar. 2010. http://frank.mtsu.edu/~baustin/knacht.htmlMcFee, Gord. "Where Did the Holocaust Take Place?" The Holocaust History Project Homepage. 3 Jan. 2004. Web. 23 Mar. 2010. http://www.holocaust-history.org/questions/where"The Holocaust." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Ed. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. 16 Mar. 2010. Web. 23 Mar. 2010. http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005143