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Anti Semitic (hatred) laws against Jews, originated by the Nazi Government in 1935
Purpose of Nuremberg Laws
based on the belief of scientific racism.
Separate Jews from Germans (Aryans)
Deprived Jews of German citizenship
After Nazi came to power during_____, attack on jews increased.
Defined As Jew
had three or four racially full Jewish grandparents
belonged to a Jewish religious community
anyone married to a Jew or the children of Jewish parents.
Jim Crow Laws
The reaction was tempered by the fact that Southern states maintained a segregation system which was ominously similar to the Nuremberg Race Laws.
Neo Nuremberg Law of 2012
Enemy Expatriation Act proposed by US Congress
To give the federal government the ability to revoke US citizenship from individuals for "engaging in or purposefully and materially supporting hostilities against the United States."
Officially Started in 1939
Nazi program to euthanize those not deemed worthy to live
Abbreviation for T4, the address of the headquarters for the Charitable Foundation for Curative and Institutional Care
Start of T4
parent of a child who was born blind, mentally challenged and without an arm and leg wrote to Hitler seeking permission to euthanize the child.
Dr. Karl Brand
T4 supervised team
Karl Brandt, Bouhler, Linden and Brack
Dr. Albert Widmann
(chief chemist of Criminal Technical Institute): Advisor of euthanasia planner by October 1940
End of T4
Made by Hitler on August 24 1941 After
1940 rumors began to spread and a public outcry ensued.
Nazi Medical Experiments
High Altitude Test
Exposed the subjects to high altitude conditions in low-pressure chamber, to determine maximum altitude from which crews of damaged aircraft could parachute to safety. The results were supposed to aid the German pilots who had to eject from the plane at high altitude.
Experiment was conducted from November 1943 to about January 1944 at the Buchenwald concentration camp. To test the effect of various pharmaceutical treatments on phosphorus burns
Circulation of blood was cut by tying off blood vessels at both ends of wound to create a condition similar to that of a battlefield wound. Infection was worsened by forcing wood shavings and ground glass into the wounds. Later infection was treated with