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History of the Holocaust Study Guide – Exam 1 Mein Kampf (My Struggle) o Hitler’s book that was a blueprint for his intentions to create a personal dictatorship. o Published in 1926, semi-autobiographical o Began writing while imprisoned o Speaks mainly of the “Jewish conspiracy” to gain world leadership o Combines scientific and emotional elements to reach all levels of society o Sense of urgency and need to act now o All human culture is the result of the Aryan race – pure blooded procreation and conquest of lands is only means of survival o Jews are responsible for exploitative capitalism and communism; also responsible for polluting the German blood Nuremberg Laws o 1935 anti-semitic laws in Germany; introduced at the annual Nuremberg Rally of the Nazi Party . o Incorporates scientific information o Aims to legally define Jews in Germany o Initially written for international purposes o Reich Citizenship Law – 3-4 Jewish grandparents is a Jew; 1-2 Jewish grandparents is mixed; 0 is an Aryan – Aryans are citizens with full legal protection; Jews are subjects who are protected in return for specific obligations o Law for the Protection of German Blood and Honor - ban on sexual intercourse between "Jews" and non-Jewish Germans and prevented "Jews" from participating in German civic life. Zionism o Struggle to create a Jewish homeland; hope of returning to Israel had been kept alive for nearly 2000 years o Political Zionism – effort to set up a national Jewish state
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o Final decade of 19 th Century – support of Eastern European Jews; number of pioneers settled as farmers in Palestine o Theodor Herzl was journalist from Vienna who declared that only a Jewish state could solve the Jewish problem; wrote The Jewish State which outlined the steps to this vision o First Zionist Congress met in 1897 Diaspora o Movement, migration, exile from homeland o Rebellious Hebrews exhausted patience of Roman leaders in 70 C.E.; scattered throughout Mediterranean o Hebrews remained loyal to their religion, language, and culture o Over 2000 years, two distinctions formed: Jews of Central/Eastern Europe (Ashkinazim) – spoke Yiddish and Jews of the Mediterranean (Sephardim) – spoke Latin/Hebrew Pale of Settlement o Name given to region of Imperial Russia where Jews could permanently reside o Created by Catherine the Great in 1791 after several attempts to remove the Jews from Russia o By limiting area of Jewish population, it was an attempt to increase the non-Jewish middle class o At height, the pale had 5 million Jews Joseph Goebbels o 1933-1945, Minister of Propaganda and Enlightenment – controlled press, media, book publications, etc o Earned doctorate in literature; often called brilliant; extremely persuasive o Extreme anti-semetic; organized attacks on German Jews o Produced films, museum exhibits, pamphlets to express hatred of Jews
o Second to Hitler as the Nazi public speaker\ o Edited a newspaper called, The Attack, which promoted national socialism o

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