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Gr. 6 Social Studies

Grade 6 social studies

Grade 6 Social StudiesThe Holocaust
What was the Holocaust? The Holocaust was the murder of over 6 million Jewish people and thousands of other innocent people.
When did the Holocaust take place? The Holocaust was between 1938 and 1945 durring World War II.
Who was the dictator of the Holocaust? Adolf Hitler was the dictator of the Holocaust.
Where did the Holocaust take place? Citizens of Poland, Russia, Hungary and several other central and eastern European countries were affected by the Holocaust.
Why did the Holocaust happen? The Holocaust happened because the Hitler and the Nazis hated the Jews so much and they thought that they were better than the Jews and felt that they didn't need them.
How did HItler and the Nazis murder 6 million Jews? The Nazis would ship Jews to concentration camps by trains, vans, and so on. There were three different types of concentration camps: Red Cross camps, Work camps, and Death camps. They were forced to labor for the Nazis at the work camps.
What happened to all of their bodies after the people were killed? The body remains were used for various items such as soap, lamp shades, ect. They would take the gold teeth out of people after they were gassed. There was a vault found with 384 pounds of gold teeth.
Who was sent to the concentration camps? Any Jewish citizen, homosexual, gypsy's, the disabled, and some slavic people.
What would happen in the concentration camps? It would depend on what camp that you were sent to but most of the camps made you do long strenuous work, in the end most of the people there would end up being killed.Either being gassed or killed in some other way.
What were the ghettos? The ghettos were places established by the Jews, they were heavy with poverty and many people died living in the ghettos of starvation and hunger.
Who was Anne Frank? Anne Frank was one of the Jewish victims of Nazi persecution during the second world war.
Where was she born? Anne Frank was born in Frankfurt, Germany.
What happened to Anne Frank? The Franks were transported to the Auschwitz concentration camp, where Anne's mother died. Anne and her sister were transferred from the Dutch concentration camp, Westerbork, to Bergen-Belsen where they both died of typhus.
Why is Anne so famous? Anne Frank is so famous because of the diary that she worte detailing the events durring the Holocaust. Many books have been written about her and her diary.
When was the diary given to Anne Frank? The diary was given to Anne on her 13th birthday.
What were the gas chambers? The gas chambers were awful things. The Jewish people were always taken there on train, they were told that they were going to have a shower instead they were all pilled in the chambers and gassed. There bodies were then removed and burried.
What was Auschwitz? Auschwitz was the largest of Nazi Germany's concentration camps. It was located in German-occupied southern Poland.
When was the first concentration camp discovered? The first major camp, Majdanek, was discovered by the advancing Soviets on July 23.
When was Auschwitz discovered? Auschwitz was discovered by the Soviets, on January 27.
What camps were never discovered? Treblinka, Sobibor, and Belzec were never discovered, but were destroyed by the Nazis in 1943.
How many people were found alive? 7,000 inmates were found in Auschwitz, including 180 children who had been experimented on by doctors, 60,000 prisoners were discovered at Bergen-Belsen.
How many people died of illness? 10,000 died from typhus or malnutrition.
What was life like after the Holocaust? Between 1945 and 1952, more than 80,000 Holocaust survivors immigrated to the United States.
What happened to Aldolf Hitler? On May 4th, the bodies of Hitler and Eva Braun were found in the Reich Chancellery garden.
Do you think that something like this will ever happen again?
Created by: EmmaMackay