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Today you will tour several exhibits and items from the Holocaust. You will complete four activities; 1. Holocaust DBQs 2. Holocaust Video Reviews 3. Holocaust Art Review 4. Holocaust Scavenger Follow the instructions provided in each section. Holocaust DBQs Answer the following questions for each DBQ. Life in the Warsaw Ghetto Smuggling began at the very moment that the Jewish area of residence was established; its inhabitants were forced to live on 180 grams of bread a day, 220 grams of sugar a month, 1 kg. of jam and 1 kg. of honey, etc. It was calculated that the officially supplied rations did not cover even 10 percent of the normal requirements. If one had wanted really to restrict oneself to the official rations then the entire population of the ghetto would have had to die of hunger in a very short time .... The German authorities did everything to seal off the ghetto hermetically and not to allow in a single gram of food. A wall was put up around the ghetto on all sides that did not leave a single millimeter of open space .... They fixed barbed wire and broken glass to the top of the wall. 1. List three characteristics of Ghetto life. Living ing a ghetto was extremly hard for jewish people. They were excluded from the rest of the world and had very little food. 2.What was placed on the top of the walls to keep people from escaping? Barbed wire and broken glass were placed on the top of the wall to keep people inside of the Ghetto. Discriminatory Decrees Against the Jews When the Nazi Party gained control of the German State, the conspirators used the
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means of official decrees as a weapon against the Jews. In this way the force of the state was applied against them. Jewish immigrants were denaturalized. Native Jews were precluded from citizenship.. Jews were forbidden to live in marriage or to have extramarital relations with persons of German blood. Jews were denied the right to vote.
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