During World War I the German Empire was on the losing part of the War. Approximately fifteen years later Adolph Hitler came to power in Germany. Hitler rallied the German people to blame people of Jewish faith for the previous lose. Hitler consider Jewish people to be less than human and he wanted to create the perfect people through selective breeding. In order to achieve this Aryan race, he felt that people of Jewish faith needed to perish. When Hitler came to power, he immediately removed all rights for Jewish citizens. He progressed to attacking Jewish-owned homes and businesses. He eventually elevated to all out evil! He ordered the formation of Concentration Camps for all Jews. These were labor camps that sought to starve and out right exterminate the Jewish population.
The Holocaust occurred during World War II. It is thought that over six-million Jewish people were murdered during this period, worse yet, one million were just children. Many other faiths and nationalities were also the target of this Mad Man. It is thought that throughout that time period over seventeen million innocent people were murdered by the Nazi Party. This series of social studies worksheets will explore the time period of the holocaust. The people and culture that put it in motion and the people and cultural out cry that were against. We will look at those that were subject to the holocaust as well as those that enforced the humanitarian atrocities of that time period. We will look at the living conditions that were placed on people that were subject to them.