Why the Germans?
Germany had a Parliament and a larger part of the male population would vote. Age 25+.
Parliament was nominated by secret ballot. Powers of parliament were limited. They could vote
on the budget, but 75% went to the army and they could on
November 15th, 2012
Poland was the place where the German occupation was the worst for everyone subjected to it.
Before the massacre of the Jews began, the Germans liqui
November 13th, 2012
No one has ever calculated how many people died in order to protect the Jews.
Circumstances help explain uncomfortable truths of the Holocaust. The brave individualsno
more than 5-10% of the Jews who survived survived because of herois
October 30th, 2012
How can we explain their behaviors?
How could they do these things?
Why are there no shortage of Germans? indoctrinated
Longest lasting, least lethal slave labor. Deaths of 1 million in the Holocaust
Slave labor vs. forced labor- forced
Milgram and Zimbardo
Volition vs. situation
Police Bottalion 101
Lina von Osten
Harald Welzer and the Nazi self
Richard Neuser and Alfons Glas
Hannah Arendt and Tom Segev
Van dem Rock-Zelewiski
Karl Brendt- Viktor Brack
Clemens Graf con Gakn
6 million victims of Holocaust- 9 million Jews initially in 1939. 2/3 died from Holocaust.
October 16th, 2012
Himmter, Hotzmann, Weizsacker, Grynspan/VomRoth, Heydrick, Eichmann, Worthegan,
Volksdeutsche , RFKDV, Frank, Order Police, Babi Yar, Hunger Plan
1st phase: 6 year period from time Hitler came to power to annexation of Austria. Nazis le
Ideology- biological materialism where it depends on how much territory + resources. Nothing
but perpetual struggle for existence- took away ideas from Darwin. Marx stolen from Darwin, so
Hitler took from Marx. After that, Hitlers and Marxs theory deviate
October 11th, 2012
Memel, Ruhr, Barn District Papen
Sectoral + episodic. That changed after 1918. Continuous and universal
Three class of suffrage. Elected by the electors. 1/3 of electors were chosen by people who paid
top 1/3 of taxes and etc. Wealthier people counted for more. 10% of people chose 1/3 of electors.
15% elected another 1/3. 75% elected 1/3 of electors. Jews w
1867-1871- Emancipation came because liberals were the leaders of the government. Bismarckmasterminded the wars against Austria, France, etc. and gave emancipation to all the Jews
because it was easier to work with Liberals. He was a fierce Junkers- class
H349 Final Exam Review
I. Short Essay
o Phrase coined in 1870 by German Journalist
o Can be dated to Ancient times
Romans worried that refusal to worship their gods would
jeopardize the security of the state