April 22, 2007

April 22, 2007 - by the conquistadors for example They want...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
U.S. Involvement in the War “Hero of the war” Least “responsible” o Holocaust didn’t happen in out country o BUT…we still didn’t do anything about it o Many prisoners came over here 6.5 million Jews in the United States Or Israel Why do they put up these reminders? So it won’t happen again Embrace their culture which they lost in Europe and teach the younger generations To “bury a relative” and find some closure Marketed as a general moral lesson to us all Positorie Many survivors came to the US for many many reasons How has this changed the story of the Holocaust? (Americans want to see…. .) o Encompass the largest number of people How the Greeks were oppressed by the Turks or the Mexicans oppressed
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: by the conquistadors, for example. They want to reach as many people as possible o Over simplifies o Resistance and Rebellion o Heroes o Forgiveness o We don’t see them stealing from each other o We see women taking charge o The Diary of Anne Frank went through five editions Constant fighting b/w mom and dad were taken out How people are stealing food Relationship b/w her boyfriend ‘Peter’ o We want a happy ending o All of these American views change the story of the Holocaust Romanticizing o Retribution against guards o Blonde hair/blue eyed...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course HIST 405 taught by Professor Krammer during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online