The signing of the treaty of versailles made Germany take full blame for starting WWI and also made Germany pay huge war reparations. This caused harsh economic times in Germany and made it easy for Hitler to rise to power
Adolf Hitler is appointed chancellor of Germany
Paul von Hindenburg names Adolf Hitler the chancellor of Germany and he is soon after sworn in.
Nazi's burn the Reichstag a major Jewish Synagogue
The Nazi's burned this Synagogue to strike fear into the hearts of the Jewish people and bring them one step closer to the holocaust.
Joseph Goebbels is appointed chief of propaganda by Adolf Hitler
Joseph Goebbels is significant because he was very good at what he did which was convincing the German people that the Jews were bad through propaganda.
Nazi's open the concentration camps Dachau and Buchenwald
Dachau and Buchenwald are two famous Crematoriams that killed thousands of people.
Trade unions are closed and anti-nazi books are burned
Any book that was contrary to Nazi beliefs is burned so that no other opinions on matters are available.
Nazi's prohibit Jews from owning property.
After Jewish property is taken from them it is given to German Citizens.
Jews can no longer hold jobs under German employers or have health insurance
Germans leave no ways for the Jews to make money and support themselves
Nazi's ban Jews from serving in the military
The Jews can now no longer fight for their country which allows the Nazi's to create another form of propaganda which states the Jews are cowards for not fighting.
The Nuremberg Laws are passed stripping German Jews of their citizenship
The Nuremberg Laws did not only strip German Jews of their citizenship, but also prohibited the marriage and intercoarse of Jewish and German citizens.
Nazi's force Jews to register wealth
The Nazi's would then go in and loot the rich Jewish homes
Nazis destroy the synagogue in Nuremberg.
The Nazi's are now cutting of the Jews houses of warship.
Kristallnacht or "Night of The Broken Glass"
"The Night of Broken Glass" was devistating to the Jewish shop owners because their whole shops were vandelized and looted taking away their lifeline.
Germany invades Poland starting WWII
WWII starts and so does the killing of the Jews on a massive scale.
Himmler orders the creation of Aushwitz
When Aushwitz was liberated in 1945 it was estimated that 1.1 million people had been killed there.
Warsaw Ghetto is established
This Ghetto housed thousands of people and is one of the most famous that was created.
All Jews in German controlled areas must wear the yellow Star Of David.
The wearing of the yellow star by the Jews is just another way for the Nazi's to alianate the Jews.
Aushwitz is liberated by the soviet army
The Soviet army liberates Aushwitz and finds the German crimes against mankind inside its gates.