The Holocaust By Courtney C What is the Holocaust? Dictionary Definition-The genocide of European Jews and others by the Nazis during World War II under.

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> The Holocaust By Courtney C </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> What is the Holocaust? Dictionary Definition-The genocide of European Jews and others by the Nazis during World War II under Hitler The Holocaust refers to the time period from January 30, 1933 when Hitler became chancellor of Germany, to May 8, 1945 when the war ended in Europe. Hitler was a horrible man who hated Jews. He came up with the Final Solution. The final solution refers to the Germans' plan to physically liquidate all the Jews in Europe, it was first brought up at the Wannasee Conference in Berlin on January 20, 1942. </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Even though Hitler had already brought up his plan of the final solution he didnt just start going around killing Jews. He first started a boycott of all Jewish owned shops "All Jews' businesses are closed. SA men are posted outside their entrances. The public has everywhere proclaimed its solidarity. The discipline is exemplary...The boycott is a great moral victory for Germany." Josef Goebbels, Diary. April 1, 1933 Then eventually he started sending Jews, and other people such as handicaps, gays, and gypsies to the death camps or concentration camps. A concentration camp is a camp with special apparatus specifically designed for mass murder. Six such camps existed: Auschwitz- Birkenau, Belzec, Chelmno, Majdanek, Sobibor, Treblinka. All of them were located in Poland. </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Approximately six million Jews, and five million non Jews were murdered in the camps. Either by starvation, being put in the gas chambers, shot, and burned The Germans classified people as Jewish if they had three Jewish grandparents; someone with two Jewish grandparents who belonged to the Jewish community on September 15, 1935 or married to a Jew or Jewess on September 15, 1935. </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> </ul>

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