WEEK 14: DECEMBER 3RD 7TH Compare and contrast the plight of Jews in Romania and Hungary
Most of the killings were carried out by Romanians Some died by suffocation on trains Hungary o Some persecutions o Racial laws o Jobs removed o Mo
Midterm Exam – HIS 328
How was everyday life of German Jews affected by the Nazi’s antiJewish legislation prior to 1938? Use examples from Marion
Kaplan’s Between Dignity and Despair to illustrate the impact of
Nazi policy on the dai
Rachel Golub 10/19/07 Midterm Exam HIS 328 Why have historians of the Holocaust called 1938 "the fateful year" or "the crucial year"? Describe at least three crucial events of 1938 and explain their significance.
There are three crucial events that
Rachel Golub 10/26/07 HIS 328 Response Paper The Sunflower After reading The Sunflower by Simon Wiesenthal, it has given me a whole new perspective on the question of forgiveness. The Sunflower is a personal story about an incident that occurred in
Jewish History Periods: Rabbinic Period o Rabbis emerged as leaders of Judaism o Centered in roman empire, Palestine & babylonia Medieval Period o In Spain, Europe = Northern Early Modern o Jews were expelled from Spain o Spain = one of the centers o
WEEK 11: NOVEMBER 12TH 16TH Under what conditions were the Jews deported to Death Camps?
German railroad had 1.4 million workers Jews were put on trains and deported to camps o Extremely crowded o No food for days
What is the differenc
Rachel Golub HIS 328 The Holocaust Dr. Alison Rose 12/14/07 The Use of Nazi Euphemisms during the Holocaust According to Wikipedia, a euphemism is defined as being "the substitution of an agreeable or less offensive expression for one that may offen
Rachel Golub 10/19/07 Midterm Exam HIS 328 Short Answers: 1. What are the main time periods of Jewish History and how are they determined?
There are five main time periods of Jewish History. The first was the Antiquity or Biblical Period. This perio
Rachel Golub 10/19/07 Document Analysis Title: Work protects us from Annihilation (speech) Author: Mordecai Chaim Rumkowski Written: March 2nd, 1942 Background Info on Author: Polish-Jewish industrialist + Zionist activist Head of the Judenrat in the
WEEK 9: OCTOBER 29TH NOVEMBER 2ND What were some of the problems facing Jews who went into hiding?
Afraid they were going to get caught by Nazis Didn't know how long they would be underground Obtaining food was difficult False papers c
I believe that in order to understand what really happened during the Holocaust, students must read personal accounts from actual survivors. Numerous victims have documented horrific stories from their past, in what we now see as a new genre of liter
WEEK 7: OCTOBER 15TH 19TH How many Jews were able to emigrate from Germany?
No exact figures 1933-1939 350,000 German + Austrian Jews left their homes
Why did more women stay behind than men?
Harder for them to emigrate Could still fi
WEEK 12: NOVEMBER 19TH 23RD How much resistance took place during the Holocaust?
Warsaw ghetto uprising Partisan groups Judenrate chairmen refused to hand over Jews for deportation Uprisings at extermination camps: Treblinka, Sobibor an
Rachel Golub HIS 328 The Holocaust Dr. Alison Rose 12/14/07 Jewish Resistance during the Holocaust Many people believe that there was very little resistance from the Jews during the Holocaust. However, I was surprised to learn how much the Jews actu