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Interactive Map of Auschwitz

Read article on Auschwitz   This interactive map explores the evolution of Auschwitz, the scene of one of the worst crimes in human history. This was where more than a million men, women and children, most of them Jews, were … Continue reading

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Class Starter A Survivor’s Account of the Holocaust

Class Starter Assignment Define the word genocide.  According to Ms. Silbiger, how did the genocide of the Holocaust differ from more recent acts of genocide in Rwanda, Darfur, and Kosovo? Locate Auschwitz (Oswiecim, Poland) on a map. Description Lilli Silbiger recounts … Continue reading

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Kristallnacht (“Night of the Broken Glass”) -A Journal Entry/Genocide under the Nazis Interactive Time-line

It is November 10, 1938, the morning after Kristallnacht.  Pretend to be a Jewish business owner, a police officer, a young girl who peeked out through a window, or any other individual was there.  Write a journal entry about what … Continue reading

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