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Anne Frank Vocabulary
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(n) a tale in which characters, actions, or settings represent, or symbolize, abstract ideas or moral qualities.
(n) a state formally cooperating with another for a military or other purpose, typically by treaty.
Anti-Jewish actions, sentiments, or statements. Systematic prejudice against Jews.
The word that described a mythical German race, under the Nazis.
n) barracks/prison camps constructed to hold Jews, gypsies, Catholics, homosexuals, the physically or mentally disabled, Soviet prisoners of war, Jehovah's Witnesses, and political opponents of the Nazis.
(n) The term used to describe the killing centers, where people were murdered by gassing, and concentration camps, without gas chambers, where thousands dies from starvation and disease.
(n.) A *euphemism used to mean the removal of Jews either from their homes to a ghetto or from a ghetto to a killing center during the Holocaust.
(n.) a book in which one keeps a daily record of events and experiences.
(n) 1) Treatment or consideration based on class or category, rather than individual merit; partiality or prejudice: racial discrimination; discrimination against foreigners. (negative)
2) The ability or power to see or make fine distinctions; discernment. (positive)
(n.) An example of substituting a mild, indirect, or vague term
for a harsh, blunt or offensive one. "Doublespeak"!
Nazi euphemism, or code, for the plan to kill Europe's Jews.
(n.) The deliberate killing of an entire group of people.
(n.) a rundown area of a city; the section of many European cities, usually walled, in which Jews had traditionally been confined, from the Middle Ages through the early 1880's. By the 1930's when Hitler came to power, Jewish ghettos in Europe were a thing of the past. They were started again by the Nazis and their followers.
(n) literally means: "night of the broken glass." It refers to organized attacks by Nazis and their followers against Jewish property, synagogues, and individuals on November 9, 1938. In the aftermath, Jews were arrested and sent to concentration camps.
(n) National Socialist German Worker's Party. A nationalistic and anti-Semitic political party formed in 1919 and headed by Adolf Hitler from 1921-1945. In 1933, after an indecisive election, Hitler took over the government and established the Third Reich. _____________ became the sole political party in Germany.
(v.) to oppress by harassing and torturing.
(n) a judgment (either favorable or not) or opinion formed before considering, or without knowing, the facts.
(n) The name given to the underground organization in a conquered country that was an opposition force and tried to overthrow the occupying power.
(n.) someone or a group of persons unfairly blamed for the wrong doings of others.
(n) a conventional, formulaic, oversimplified conception or image - (lacking any distinguishing marks or qualities)
(adj.) Carried out in a step-by-step manner.
(n.) from a Hebrew word meaning "burnt offering"; great or total destruction, a massive slaughter, esp. by fire.
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