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  1. The Holocaust: Uncovered Kayla Bear

  2. Let’s see what you already know about the Holocaust! Start the Quiz

  3. During what time period did the Holocaust occur? a. 1931-1948 b. 1920-1946 c. 1940-1942 d. 1933-1945

  4. Correct! The “Holocaust” refers to the period from January 30, 1933, when Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, to May 8, 1945 (V-E Day), the end of the war in Europe. Next question

  5. Incorrect, but that’s okay! We’re here to learn, and this is just a pretest! The correct answer was D, 1933-1945. The “Holocaust” refers to the period from January 30, 1933, when Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, to May 8, 1945 (V-E Day), the end of the war in Europe. Next question

  6. How many people were murdered during the holocaust? • Approximately 2,000 • Approximately 400,000 • Approximately 11,000,000 • Approximately 1,750,000

  7. Correct! It is estimated that 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust, with approximately 6 million of those people being Jewish. The Nazis killed approximately two-thirds of all Jews living in Europe. An estimated 1.1 million children were murdered in the Holocaust. Next question

  8. Incorrect, but that’s okay! We’re here to learn, and this is just a pretest! It is estimated that 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust, with approximately 6 million of those people being Jewish. The Nazis killed approximately two-thirds of all Jews living in Europe. An estimated 1.1 million children were murdered in the Holocaust.

  9. Once World War II began, the Nazis ordered all Jews to wear a yellow ________on their clothing so they could be easily targeted. • Star of David • Angel’s halo • Sun • Circle

  10. Correct! The Star of David has religious significance to some Jewish people, but during the Holocaust, it was used to identify who was Jewish and who wasn’t. The picture to the left is an example of what was worn by Jewish people during the Holocaust. Let’s move on!

  11. Incorrect, but that’s okay! We’re here to learn, and this is just a pretest! The Star of David has religious significance to some Jewish people, but during the Holocaust, it was used to identify who was Jewish and who wasn’t. The picture to the left is an example of what was worn by Jewish people during the Holocaust. Let’s move on!

  12. What is a concentration camp? The term concentration camp refers to a camp in which people are detained or confined, usually under harsh conditions and without regard to legal norms of arrest and imprisonment that are acceptable in a constitutional democracy. In Nazi Germany between 1933 and 1945, concentration camps were home to many, many imprisoned Jews. Let’s learn about concentration camps!

  13. Concentration camps list Click each concentration camp name to learn more about it. Auschwitz Buchenwald Dachau Majdanek Treblinka

  14. Auschwitz • Established in mid-1940 • Located in the center of Europe • One of the death camps • What is a death camp? Click here to watch an interview with Oprah and Elie Wiesel, a Jewish man who was sent to Auschwitz. Back to list

  15. Dachau • First concentration camp created • Located in Back to list

  16. Death camps Jews were sent to death camps for the sole purpose of being killed. The Nazis killed Jews by forcing them into gas chambers, rooms filled with Zyklon-B or carbon monoxide. The gas would fill the room and suffocate those inside. The picture to the right shows the gas chamber at Dachau. You can see the places in the ceiling where the gas was released. Back to Auschwitz

  17. For more information… Click here to view a Prezi about Diaries and Memoirs of the Holocaust!