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The HolocaustGenocide of European Jews andothers:the systematic exterminationof millions of European Jews, Slavs,intellectuals, homosexual people, andpolitical dissidents by the Nazis andtheir allies during World War II.
Adolph HitlerAmong his goals wasthe removal of the“non-aryansin particular the Jews
TheHolocaustis NaziGermany’s systematic murder ofEuropean Jews
The numbers6 million Jews - 2/3 of theEuropean Jewish population hadbeen massacred.5-6 million others also died incaptivity
By the 1880’sAnti-semitismhad come to mean hostilitytowards Jews.When the Nazi party took over in 1933,anti-semitism became the official policy ofthe nation.
NurembergLaws1935Stripped Jews of citizenship.Forbid marriage between Jews and non-Jews.
Nuremberg LawsDismissed Jewish employees and managersJews were marked with a red letter JAll Jewish women were given the middlename ofSarah,men were given the middlename ofIsrael.
ConcentrationCampsPlaces where POW’s were confined, underharsh conditions.They soon held manyother undesirable people, including thehomeless, homosexuals, Jehovah'sWitnesses, people withmentaland physicaldisabilities and gypsies.
Organized attacks on Jews beginin early1938.
Where can they go?
Rooseveltcalls for a conferenceHe wants to discussthe growing numbersof Jews.

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