The annex was a safe place to be in during the holocaust. Jews could no longer be in the streets or go out to get groceries, they had to tell people who were legal in germany to go buy stuff for them. You cannot take a lot of stuff to the annex because you do not have enough space to put everything because their are going to be a lot of people in such a tight space. If you do bring a lot of stuff where are you going to put them. The small amount of stuff that I would bring i would keep it right by my bed and not let anyone touch it. If i were in that situation I would bring my favorite journal because I would sometimes get very bored and wright random stuff on it, also because it is the only thing that I could trust to let out all my problems and secrets that nobody else will know about, and also I like to read everything I wrote and added on through the months and days. I would take …show more content…
But I would trust my notebook because of course my notebook can’t talk. And I would keep that notebook in my room under my mattress. I would not let nobody read it. I won’t even let anybody touch it until i die. I wouldn’t let anybody touch it because it if someone reads it, everybody will know my secrets. The third and final reason that I would take my journal would be to read it all over again every time I write on it. I would read it because I want to know how much I have changed throughout the years. I would also know how improved in drawing I got and how much I improved in my grammer. I would also read it to know how my secret have changed and how many more secret I got throughout the years. Just like Anne Frank I want to make history In conclusion, I would take my journal for three reasons, to get my mind off of the war an into my own little world, to let it all out and to make
During the Holocaust, a great number of brave individuals wondered whether they should have reacted to the Nazi forces through passive or violent acts of resistance. Any form of resistance was vital for even the slightest possibility of survival for the jews. In “Resistance During the Holocaust”, “The Diary of Anne Frank”, and “Violins of Hope,” it gave real examples of Jewish people who chose to arm themselves and fight the Nazis head on or Jews who opted for passivity in order to hide their loved ones. Nevertheless, the main goal of these methods for resistance was to defy the enemy at hand that was the Nazi party. Therefore, people can best respond to conflict by active resistance in order to avoid late shame and humiliation, escape the
January 30, 1933 was the day that President Hindenburg appointed Adolf Hitler Chancellor of Germany, which was the beginning of the Holocaust (Google History). In Source A, a young Jewish girl, Anne Frank, wrote in her diary that the Gestapo was taking away Jewish friends and acquaintances and sending them away to concentration camps. She listened to the English radio to later find out that they were being killed and gassed. Source B reveals, that in the steps to genocide, people classified as different are prohibited rights and personal honor. They are referred to as “sub-human, while the Nazis referred to Jews as vermin” (Source B).
Compassion is an act. It can be shown in many different ways. Compassion can be used towards anyone, whether it’s a family member or a complete stranger. When a person shows compassion to someone else, they show sympathy. People do this to show that they care about what the other person is going through.
There are many events in history but Holocaust left a permanent scar on the face of history. The event soaked in blood and tears of innocent would be unforgettable. Holocaust also known as Shoah (in Hebrew) was a genocide that took lives of millions of people from different backgrounds. Approximately 1 million Gypises were killed, 1.5 million mentally and physically handicapped people were victims of T-4 program, but Jews where the primary victims and 6 million Jews died in holocaust (Neiwyk and Nicosia). The Holocaust took place between 1933-1945.
Historiography of the Holocaust Historiography essentially is “the history of history”. It looks into what historians have said about a given historically relevant event or topic, how their interpretations have changed over time and where, what and why are the disagreements between the historians. This paper tries to look into these aspects for the topic the Holocaust and explain how knowledge of the historiography of any given event is important in understanding the event itself. The Intentionalist historians like Lucy Dawidowicz see Hitler as a strong leader believe that the Holocaust was something that Hitler had planned for years Structuralist perspective Keywords Holocaust; Hitler; Jews; Intentionalism; Structuralism; Revisionism; Holocaust Denial THE HOLOCAUST
Survivors of the Holocaust After the war against the Nazis, there were very few survivors left. For the survivors returning to life to when it was before the war was basically impossible. They tried returning home but that was dangerous also, after the war, anti-Jewish riots broke out in a lot of polish cites. Although the survivors were able to build new homes in their adopted countries. The Jewish communities had no longer existed in much part of Europe anymore.
In Class Essay Outline Hook: Conspiracy theories around the world attempt to hide the undeniable and atrocious memories of the the holocaust that so many survivors fight to save. Many different groups of conspiracists try cover up these stories. Introduce book and no news from auschwitz. Claim/Thesis: The most important details that Wiesel emphasized in his memoir are how most of the Jews turned barbaric and animal like from being constrained so long, how awfully the S.S. officers treated the Jews in the concentration camps, and how onlookers of the tragic events did not show any remorse to the Jews, but instead mocked and objectified them.
Mate knows that writing is important, to tell the stings of their torture and make sure people know. She references this feeling in one of her prison journal entries, “It feels good to write things down. Like there will be a record” (Alvarez 227). The security is up in the prison, and an action such as keeping a notebook could make the situation really bad for Mate, Minerva, and possibly the whole cell, but it isn’t out of selfish intentions, she has bigger plans beyond prison, such as making sure her story is told. As the reader, we get to watch her go from a 9 year old at Immaculate
Everyone who has learned about World War II should know about the Holocaust. The Holocaust was during the same period of World War II. “What is it called the Holocaust?” you may ask. The Holocaust originates from the Greek language and means “completely burnt offering to God.”
She had given it to her in hopes that Didion would learn to keep herself entertained and maybe it would occupy her time and it would cut down on Didion whining so much. She reads her entries that she had written when she was only five years old and she realizes (and wonders why) she had written such ironic and random stories. Didion uses flashbacks like this one throughout her article to prove to the readers that keeping a notebook is not just a recollection of what happened during our day, but rather, anything that the writer wants to put
Taylor didn't mind its ragged appearance, though. It was her safe place, where all of her secrets lived. She trusted that notebook more than she trusted any living person. Taylor put the journal back into its hidden home, behind the second drawer in her vanity. She looked at
Should the Holocaust be Taught in School? The Holocaust was a tragic event that killed and scarred millions. It is of the common misconception that only Jews were scarred by The Holocaust, however, the reality is that anyone that did not fit the expectation of Hitler perceived to be of a correct breed was killed, exiled, or imprisoned. Although this was a tragic and turning point of history, many claim it should not be taught in schools.
The Jews were forced to move to the ghettos because the Nazis wanted to limit Jews freedom (Blohm Holocaust Camps 10). The Nazi convinced people that the Jews were infectious and this was one of their favorite tactics to use (Altman The Holocaust Ghettos 9). They used that tactic to say that they were moving Jews into “quarantine” to protect the public from disease (Altman The Holocaust Ghettos 9). Unfortunately, the Jews were only moved to ghettos for the short-term solution of extermination (Altman The Holocaust Ghettos 13).