Holocaust Unit

Timeline created by daveeia
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    German lost land, lost their military and have to pay the winners in money which put them in mounds of dept.
  • Hyperinflation

    Prices rising out of control. Price of bread in Germany - December 1920-2.37 marks. 3 years later bread-399 billion marks.
  • The Beerhall Putsch

    Hitler attempts to overthrow the German government.
  • Hitler Put on Trial

    Uses trail to give huge speech further blaming Jews for problems of Germany.
  • Anne Frank is Born

    Anne Frank is Born
  • Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany

    Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany
    Hitler was very, very talented at speaking and getting people think what he thinks. He slowly brainwashed all of the German citizens until he had enough power. Then him and his army started killing people.
  • Reichstag Fire

    Hitler blames communists for fire.
  • Enabling Act

    Temporary power for Hitler.
  • Nuremberg Laws

    Nuremberg Laws defined people with 3 or 4 Jewish Grandparents as "Jewish" and 1 or 2 as "Mixed Blood".
    -Denied citizenship
    -Forbade Jews from marrying non-Jews
    -Cannot fly national flag
    -Punishments include fines,imprisonment and hard labor
    (Eventually more discrimination laws)
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht
    It was the real first violent act of the holocaust.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    (which has 3 million Jews in its population). World War 2 begins.
  • Ghettos

    Rounding up Jews and confining them to ghettos.
  • Euthanasia Program Begins

    -Euthanasia- systematic killing of those Germans whom the Nazis deemed "unworthy of life" because of mental illness or physical disability.
  • Wannsee Conference

    Nazi leaders approve the "Final solution" or plant to exterminate the Jews.
  • Anne Frank's Family Goes Into Hiding

    Anne Frank's Family Goes Into Hiding
    The Nazis started bringing Jews to concentration camps so they went and stayed with the Van Daams at Mr.Frank's old Business.
  • Mr. Dussel moves into the secret Annex

    Mr. Dussel is associated with medical stuff, and the people there don't really like the fact that he is moving in.
  • Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

  • The Secret Annex is discovered by Nazi's

    One of the workers found out that they were living there, somehow and turned them in.
  • Liberation of Concentration Camps

    The Jewish were released from concentration camps but they had trouble finding their family.
  • Liberation

    Camps throughout Europe are liberated by allied forces
  • Hitler Commits Suicide

    Hitler commits suicide rather than face capture by the Soviet Red Army. Germany surrenders within a week.
  • Anne's death is confirmed to Otto Frank

    The last few months of Anne's life were harrowing. She first was at Auschwitz with the rest of her family, until she got a disease and when they were transferred, she couldn't go because she had that disease and later died of that same disease.
  • Mr. Frank returns to Annex and finds Anne's diary

    Mr. Frank comes back to the Annex and a wave of bad memories hits him, he is in tears looking at some of the stuff there and is not only sad, but pretty made too, and just wants to burn the stuff he finds. But then he comes across Anne's diary. Anne's diary is so important to so many people because it tells a story about the holocaust.
  • Mr.Frank returns to the annex and finds Anne's diary.

    The place is a mess when he comes back. The diary is very important to so many people because it tells a very important story.
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    Republic Government

    Hindenburg the president, also a well known war hero is getting sick.
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    Holocaust

    A 12 year span in which Adolf Hitler played out his plan to kill as many Jews he could.
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    World War 2

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    Einsatzgruppen

    As the army advanced into the Soviet Union, these groups would round up Jews from the newly occupied areas and kill them... usually by shooting them.
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    Camp Rebelions

    After stealing weapons from guards, prisoners tried to escape. Most were killed but a few dozen made it out and survived the war.
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    Death Marches

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    Nuremberg Trials

    The Allies and the International Community put a number of Germans on trail for War Crimes, Crimes Against Peace and Crimes Against Humanity.