Holocaust

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In History
  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany.
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    Holocaust

  • Dachau

    Dachau concentration camp opens. Its first prisoners are political opponents.
  • Boycotting the Jews

    A nation-wide boycott of Jewish businesses is ordered by the Nazi party. Nazi guards stand in front of Jewish-owned stores and discourage people from shopping there. People shopping at these stores were threatened and physically attacked.
  • "Overcrowding in German schools and universities"

    The law against "overcrowding in German schools and univeristies" is adopted, restricting the number of Jewish children allowed to attend. Children of war veterns and those with one non-Jewish parent are exempt at first.
  • Book Burnings

    he Nazis declare that any books they disapprove of should be banned. They burn tens of thousands of books in huge bonfires. This includes many popular children's books, since the author was Jewish.
  • Prevention of Offspring with Hereditary Diseases

    Law for the Prevention of Offspring with Hereditary Diseases is adopted. As a result, German doctors sterilize many disabled adults and children, and also Jewish, Gypsy and Afro-German children.
  • Jehovah's Witnesses

    Jehovah's Witnesses are banned from all civil servic jobs.
  • "No Jews"

    "No Jews" signs and notices are posted outside German towns and villages, and outside shops and restruants.
  • Prohibited from seving

    Jews are prohibited from serving in the German Armed forces.
  • Nuremburg Laws

    The Nuremburg Laws: laws proclaimed at Nuremburg stripped German Jews of their citizenship even though they retained limited rights.