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Holocaust

Catastrophic destruction, especially by fire

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Adolf Hitler

Nazi dictator during World War II

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Nazi

The Nationalist Socialist workers party. Under the direction of Hitler, this fastest party can phentermine from 33 to 45

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The final solution

Hitler's term for solving the Jewish problem

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Aryan

Superio culture (Caucasian) unpolluted by intermarried with Jews and other undesirables (mythical race of Indo-Europeans)

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Atrocities

Extreme cruelty; barbaric behavior towards others

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The Nuremberg laws

Laws made by the Nazi government that took away basic rights from Jewish people

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Scapegoat

Something made to take blame for mistakes/sins of others Jews were scapegoat the problems in the German army

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Secret Service (SS)

Official military police agency of the third reach led by Heinrich Himmler

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Gestapo

The secret state police

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Concentration camp

A place where people are contained actually death camps

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Death camps

Camps that specialized in torture and extermination of "undesirables"

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Chelmo

The first death camp

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Dachau

"Training" concentration camp

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Auschwitz

The worst death camp – in one day 46,000 people were killed this was on April 15, 1945

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Most Death camps were in Poland

The polls were the most anti-Jewish of all European countries and would object the least

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Euthanasia

Mercy killing killing done by relieving someone of his/her stuff this term is applied to the killing of the mentally and physically handicapped

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Zyklon B

Poison used to kill rats and insects and letter to exterminate use this site I based gas pellet brought death in 3-D

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Gas chambers

Rooms constructed to be airtight to that poison gas introduced into the room will kill large numbers of people

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Crematorium

The bodies of newly murdered prisoners of camps were incinerated

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Kapo

Prisoner in charge of worker crews

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Oberkapo

Prisoner in charge of 700+ prisoners

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Relocation

The term used by the Nazis describe moving "undesirables" to concentration camps

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Ghetto

Where Jews are confined in cities prior to being relocated

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Call up

The notice that a Jewish person receive ordering him/her to report for relocation

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Genocide

The deliberate destruction of a cultural group

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World silence

Refusal of United Nations and world leaders to admit knowing about the Holocaust Roosevelt Churchill and the pope all new but did nothing

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Liberation

Being freed from captivity camps were liberated on D-Day June 6, 1944

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Synagogue

Jewish place of worship

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Talmud

Jewish holy book (rabbinic writings upon which Judaism is based)

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Hasidic

Mystical sect of Jews found in Poland. Strong followers of Jewish custom/edition

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Yom Kippur

Holiest Jewish holiday; day of atonement (fasting)

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Passover

Holiday celebration escape from Hebrews from Egypt March/April

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Rosh Hashanah

Jewish new year September

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Hanukkah

Festival of lights; celebrates the judge victory over Syria last eight days

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Kaddish

Daily Jewish prayer morning for the dead

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Cabbala

Secret doctrine of Jewish scripture (religious theory)