Anne Frank Research Paper

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Anne Frank did not live a very long life. But even though she was not around very long she has influenced and touched people all over the world. She was only a child who was put in a terrible situation. So how did her life lead to this and how did she deal with it? She had a diary that she wrote in almost every day that kept her sane. This diary is the one that has influenced people all around the world.
Anne Frank was born to Otto and Edith Frank on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany. She also had an older sister Margot Frank (Muller 6). In the fall of 1933, Otto Frank made the decision to move his family out of Germany and to Amsterdam. This was because Hitler became Chancellor, and it became clear it was time to leave (“Anne Frank Bio” …show more content…

The group, the Secrete Annex, as Anne refereed to. The Secrete Annex consisted of nine people; Herman Van Pels and his wife Auguste and his son Peter. And Miep Gies and Fritz Preffer. Also Anne, Margot, Edith and Otto Frank. (Anne Frank History para. 7). In order to survive a small group of Otto Franks employees who stayed with him in hiding would risk their lives by leaving and going to get food outside (Anne Frank History para.7) “Life for the eight people in the small apartment, which Anne Frank referred to as the Secrete Annex, was tense. The group lived in constant fear of being discovered and could never go outside. They had to remain quiet during the daytime in order to avoid detection by the people working in the warehouse below (Anne Frank History para. 8).
While staying in hiding it wouldn’t be long before they got discovered. On August 4, 1944, someone anonymously told the German police where the eight members of the Secrete Annex were hiding. They were all ripped out of the apartment and taken away (Anne Frank History para. 18). When the Secrete Annex was arrested and taken out of their hiding spot, the police took all of their money and valuables (Muller 231). After the arrest of the Secrete Annex, the group of eight was taken to a holding camp (Anne Frank History

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