Midterm Study Guide fall 2008

Midterm Study Guide fall 2008 - JS 211- THE HOLOCAUST...

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JS 211- THE HOLOCAUST MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE FALL , 2008 Part A - Analysis of a Primary Source You will be given a fresh copy of a (portion of a) primary source or an excerpt along with the following prompt. This essay is worth 50 points. Possible primary sources for this question include New Testament selections, “Jewry in Music,” Program of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party,” the “Medieval Spanish Laws,” “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” and the two assigned sections from Mein Kampf . 1. Analyze the primary source you have been given. (a) Be sure to include basic information about the text, including the author, purpose, and historical context. Summarize the argument and main points. (b) Explain the significance of this text in relationship to key concepts covered in the course (Christian anti-Judaism, modern anti- Semitism, enlightenment, romanticism, race science, etc). (c) Identify ideas or characterizations of Jews borrowed from other primary sources or thinkers covered in this
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