How did the persecution of the Jews escalate after 1933?

This lesson covers content on the specific events leading up to The Holocaust in Nazi Germany between 1933-1939 such as the 1933 boycott of Jewish shops, the 1935 Nuremberg Laws and the events of Kristallnacht in November 1938. There is also information provided about the genocide that took place during World War Two, although this is not explored in detail in this lesson. For some people this will be be a sensitive topic. If that applies to you, you may want to do the rest of this lesson with a trusted adult nearby who can support.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which group was made identifiable by being forced to wear a pink triangle whilst in a concentration camp?

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Q2.Which of the following ordered that children with severe mental or physical disabilities should be killed?

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Q3.Which leading Nazi was openly gay?

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Q4.Why was Theodor Wonja Michael rejected when he was conscripted for the army?

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Q5.How many Roma people were sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which group was made identifiable by being forced to wear a pink triangle whilst in a concentration camp?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following ordered that children with severe mental or physical disabilities should be killed?

2/5

Q3.Which leading Nazi was openly gay?

3/5

Q4.Why was Theodor Wonja Michael rejected when he was conscripted for the army?

4/5

Q5.How many Roma people were sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau?

5/5

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How did the persecution of the Jews escalate after 1933?

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Q1.Which of the following took place on the 1st April 1933?

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Q2.How did the Reich Law for the protection of German Blood and Honour persecute Jews?

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Q3.Why did Jewish persecution ease off in 1936?

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Q4.Who did Hitler officially blame for Kristallnacht?

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Q5.When were people ordered to wear the Star of David emblem on their clothes?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How did the persecution of the Jews escalate after 1933?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of the following took place on the 1st April 1933?

1/5

Q2.How did the Reich Law for the protection of German Blood and Honour persecute Jews?

2/5

Q3.Why did Jewish persecution ease off in 1936?

3/5

Q4.Who did Hitler officially blame for Kristallnacht?

4/5

Q5.When were people ordered to wear the Star of David emblem on their clothes?

5/5

Lesson summary: How did the persecution of the Jews escalate after 1933?

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This was the final lesson in the unit Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1919-1939.

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