How Jews Were Treated During Europe During The Second World War

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1.Outline the main storyline in 100-150 words.
The holocaust was the slaughtering of approximately 6 million Jews between January 30, 1933 and May 8, 1945. During this time Oskar Schindler, Nazi businessman and former spy, started a factory originally to make money but soon turned into a plot to save Jews from being murdered by the Nazi Party. Schindler saved and accommodated for around 1100 Jewish people, spending all his money to both keep Nazi officers quiet and look after the Jewish people.

2.Make a couple of short statements about each of the following terms and explain its relevance to how Jews were treated in Europe during the Second world War:
• Nazi- Nazi stands for the National Socialist Germen Workers Party, in which was run my Adolf Hitler and was reasonably for the deaths of approximately 6 million Jews.
• Genocide- the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular nation or ethnic group.
• Concentration camps [ work camps, extermination camps]- Concentration camps where places set up by the Nazi party to keep and slaughter Jewish people. Auschwitz-Birkenau was the largest of the Nazi Concentration camps over 1.1 million Jews lost there lives in the camp.
• Holocaust- the slaughtering of approximately 6 million Jews.
• Ghetto- a Ghetto is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, especially because of social, legal or economic pressure.
• Pogrom- a violent riot
• Persecution- hostility and…
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