12 terms

ANNE FRANK 12 PRE-READING TERMS

12 terms from the time period surrounding the Anne Frank story.
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ADOLPH HITLER
Leader of the Nazi Party in Germany during WWII.
NAZIS
Hitler's followers/army; Wanted to rid the world of Non-Aryans.
CONCENTRATION CAMPS
Places where Nazis put Non-Aryans to work, starve, and often die.
"THE ALLIES"
Group of nations focused on fighting the Nazis in Europe -- made up of: U.S /Great Britain/ and the Soviet Union (also, France).
NORMANDY / D-DAY
June 6th, 1944- Day of the Allied Invasion into Europe where the Allied forces collectively started to fight the Nazis; surprise Allied attack on German- occupied France.
NUREMBERG LAWS
War trials for Nazi criminals after the end of WWII.
ANTI-SEMITISM
Anger/hostility/discrimination focused against Non-Aryan people. During WWII, this discrimination and hatred was focused on Jews.
The Holocaust
1939- 1945 time period where Nazis tried to rid the world of Non-Aryan people.
ARYAN RACE
Adolph Hitler's idea of a "master race" of people who had light skin, hair, eyes; Hitler considered these people to be superior to all others.
DEPORTATION
Forced relocation of one group to another place or area; During WWII, Nazis forced this relocation on Non-Aryan people.
AUSCHWITZ
Largest concentration camp created by Nazis; located in SW Poland.
GESTAPO
German Secret Police, also called "The Green Police" and known for their brutality.