VIEWING THE GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS

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VIEWING THE GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS: DOCUMENTING THE HEART OF DARKNESS 1933 Hitler comes to power, one month before FDR inaugurated 1935 Nuremberg Laws 1938 Kristallnacht 1942 Wannsee Conference Final Solution 1945 Fall of Germany Auschwitz Buchenwald Dachau Extra Points: Two experiences of WWII-Holocaust and Nuclear Weapons Passionate but also dispassionate-Novel Genocide, nazi theory of race, state oriented murder-Holocaust impacted Americans in many ways. How does it affect us. Rise of Nazism and consequences in Europe-Jewish population in Europe disempowered in 1933. Half a million jews in Germany-thought to be the most assimilated in Europe. Prominent in Business. Eastern Europe had much larger population. Germany defeated in WWI with harsh concessions along with the depression made them want to blame the Jews for their problems- Anti Semitism. Hitler mobilized racial fear. Called for a call for arms against “the jew” a racially substandard
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