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hostory exam #1 (continued)
Terms in this set (14)
The blood Libel
the unfounded accusations of ritual murder by Jews of Christian children at Passover to obtain blood for unleavened bread- this came about in the Middle Ages and was used as Nazi Propaganda.
what changed in the modern era
1500-1800. Globalization, mercantilism (maximize exports, and minimize imports, to increase profit, columbian exchange.
when was the treaty of Versailles signed
the science improve a human population by controlled breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable characteristics (in WWII, pure German blood). forced sterilization, intermarrying = no, low IQ tests = no
first coined by Francis Galton in 1883.
Jewish professionals in the Netherlands in the early 20th century
beginning in the 16th century Jews settled in Amsterdam and other cities. The Jews prospered in the independent Netherlands until WWII. Amsterdam was known as "Jerusalem of the West" by its Jewish residents.
where did the Roma and Sinti originate
India as nomadic people. called "gypsies" because they were mistakenly though to have originated from Egypt
Which countries occupied Poland during the 19th century
At the congress of Vienna in 1815, Poland divided into Prussia, Russia, and Austria. Prussia took the western and norther parts of Poland, and Russia took the Center and East.
the section of Germany west of the Rhine and adjoining France's northeastern boundary. France withdrew in 1930.
The black horror on the Rhine
1918-1930. Germany claimed the French occupiers brutally raped German women. This campaign unleashed radical nationalism that lad the groundwork for the Nazi party.
paragraph 175 date/ significance
made homosexuality between men illegal in 1871. BEFORE 1933 it was harder to discern homosexual acts, until Nazis redefined the law to make any act even touching or words/gestures, illegal.
when did women receive the vote in Weimar Germany
November 30, 1918
How were the disabled treated during Weimar Republic
many disabled in wake of WWI were var veterans from all classes. Improvement in prosthetic technologies, and view of disabled people shifted, NOT just the responsibility of churches anymore.
Sweden's relationship with Germany from WWI into Weimar Republic
Sweden was neutral towards Germany during the Weimar republic (1918-1933). Sweden was economically dependent on Germany and Germany received iron from Sweden. As the Nazis rose to power, Sweden distanced itself and caused disgruntlement of German-Swedish relations.
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