Holocaust - Quiz Flashcards

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Concentration Camp
Prejudice towards jews
new year
Nations fighting Nazi Germany
Appel: Significance
Struggle to flee
Everything Changed
Separation of Jewish Children
(noun) national socialist german worker's party started in 1933 under adolf hitler
Final Solution
The extermination of Jews
The deliberate destruction of religous, racial, national or cultural group
the attempted systematic, government endorsed genocide of the European Jews by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party.. resulting in the death of 2/3 of the Jews
the abberviation for National Socialist German Worker's Party; the dictatorship under Hitler in German From 1933-1945
to expel from a counrty
Josef Mengele
Auschwitz physician who became synonymous with brutal SS medical experimentation on camp prisoners, as well as the selection process.
civil rights
personal and property rights guaranteed by the Constitution and by law
Referring to a rescue operation carried out primarily by British organizations for Jewish children from Greater Germany, following the Kristallnacht Pogrom and the British goverment's allowing 10,000 children to enter Great Britain.
Prime minister, head of the government

(noun) The nations fighting Nazi Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II; primarily the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union.
giving same characteristics to a group of people
root word meaning people or race
a required nighttime window covering to prevent the show of telltale light to enemy bombers
(formerly, in most European countries) a section of a city in which all Jews were required to live.
an opinion formed before facts are know
One who cooperates with the enemy. During World War II, both individuals and governments collaborated with the Nazis.
the holocaust
Six million Jews were systematically and brutally murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators between 1933 and 1945. Millions of non-Jews were also persecuted by the Nazis.
Cattle Cars
how Jews were transported to concentration camps
A lack of interest or regard; indifference.
Extermination Camp
Auschwitz-Birkenau (ow sch vits beer ken ow)
A concentration camp in Germany used as a model for other concentration camps

death camps:  

 (noun) Nazi extermination centers where Jews and other victims were brought to be killed as part of Hitler's Final Solution.
the belief that one's own ethnic, religious, or political group is superior to all others
in wartime, governments may allow individuals to buy only limited amounts of a scares good; a book of coupons is issued to each person or family; when the cuopons are gone, the person may legally buy no more
ration books
intolerance for the belife of others, particulally those of minority groups
lower in station, rank, degree, or grade (often fol. by to):
a place, as a funeral establishment, at which cremation is done.
lodging for a soldier, student, etc., as in a private home or nonmilitary public building.
a state of freedom reached after a struggle
The Nazi Secret State Police who were directly involved in implementing the murder of Jews and other Nazi victims during the Holocaust.
Became a state in May 1948. Refugees began streaming into that new Sovereign state
in Nazi usage, a NON-JEWISH person of Nordic or Germanic background, a member of Hitler's "master race"
the pro-German nations in World War II, including Japan, Italy, and Germany
axis powers
term coined by Wilhelm Marr, an anti- Jewish Greman journalist in 1879; was used to mean "opposition to Jews"; today the term refers to prejudice against Jews.
the third empire; refers to Hitler's name for his German Empire as sucsseor to the first empire of the roman empororers (first Reich) and the Empire Bismarck in the nineteenth centuary German (Second Reich)
third reich
A twisted cross, adopted by the Nazis from an ancient symbol often representing prospertiy and good fortune in eastern religions. The black swastika on a white circle with a red background became the national flag of Germany on September 15, 1935. This us
Nuremberg Trials
From November 1945 to October 1946, a court established by Britain, France, the USSR, and the United States, tried Nazi leaders for war crimes against humanity.
Treaty of Versailles
Imposed on Germany by the Allied powers after the end of World War I which demanded reparations from the Germans.
A group of Germans who wanted to make Germany more powerful again and only wanted "pure" Germans to be citizens.
jewish symbol -- six pointed star yellow -- to show they were jews
an ancient symbol in the form of a twisted cross which was adopted by the Nazi party as its logo in the 1920's
the buying or selling of goods beyond the legal amount allowed for each customer or at higher than legal price
black market
the premission for a persecuted group to enter a country in search of safety
right of asylum
A law or order given or made by an authority
Nuremburg Laws
The laws that took away the rights of the Jews, prevented them from marrying non-Jews, and stopped them from displaying the German flag.
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
A revolt that took place in April 1943 in the Warsaw Ghetto when the Germans attempted to deport the remaining inhabitants to Treblinka.The defense forces fought the Germans for 27 days before the ghetto was destroyed.
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