Jewish Ghettos

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The Jewish Ghettos were like very small, compacted villages. A majority of all ghettos were one mile by one mile large. The Jews were forced out of their homes without much warning, and taken to this new strange place. There were so many people, and the German government wasn’t willing to give up any land that they didn’t have to, and this resulted in many people being packed into small rooms together. There was an average of 7.2 people per room. (Think about the size of your bedroom, in bizarre cases even half that size) Food was very scarce in such a high population area. The government bought food in bulk, and they were given food for working. The people that were ‘High up there’, or had an important job in the ghetto, received around 1,000

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