Pogroms During The Holocaust

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Kara Nuding
Miss Reed
Block 3
January 24, 2017
In November of 1938, riots were swarming the streets. Then the riots started murdering Jews, destroying and demolishing other people’s property. That night was called Kristallnacht. By far, Kristallnacht was the largest, most destructive, and most clearly orchestrated of the pogroms. Pogroms is a Russian word meaning “devastation.” In the first three months of Hitler ruling, over forty Jews were murdered. Hitler ruled from 1934 to 1945. He decided that he was going to try to rule during The Great Depression because millions were unemployed at the time. In 1932, Hitler ran against an 84-year-old named Paul von Hindenburg (aka: Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg)

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