Persecution in the Soviet Union and Germany

In this lesson, we will learn about how groups of people were persecuted in the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany during the 1930s and 1940s. We will learn how Hitler and Stalin used these policies to strengthen their control over people's lives.

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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 of the following accurately describes the German economy in the early 1930s?

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Q2.How many Germans were out of work in 1933?

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Q3.Why did Hitler introduce the National Labour Service?

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Q4.What was the process of moving peasants onto large state-owned farms in the Soviet Union called?

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Q5.Who did Stalin decide to remove as a class of people in the 1930s?

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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 of the following accurately describes the German economy in the early 1930s?

1/5

Q2.How many Germans were out of work in 1933?

2/5

Q3.Why did Hitler introduce the National Labour Service?

3/5

Q4.What was the process of moving peasants onto large state-owned farms in the Soviet Union called?

4/5

Q5.Who did Stalin decide to remove as a class of people in the 1930s?

5/5

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Quiz:

Persecution in the Soviet Union and Germany

Using what you have learnt today, see if you can answer the following questions.

Q1.Who was the leader of the Soviet Union in the 1930s?

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Q2.What occurred during Kristallnacht?

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Q3.Which group of people were referred to as 'class enemies' in the Soviet Union during the 1930s?

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Q4.Which process took place in the countryside in the Soviet Union during the 1930s?

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Q5.What is defined as 'to pursue people unfairly or cruelly because of their race, religion, nationality, political opinion or beliefs'?

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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:

Persecution in the Soviet Union and Germany

Using what you have learnt today, see if you can answer the following questions.

Q1.Who was the leader of the Soviet Union in the 1930s?

1/5

Q2.What occurred during Kristallnacht?

2/5

Q3.Which group of people were referred to as 'class enemies' in the Soviet Union during the 1930s?

3/5

Q4.Which process took place in the countryside in the Soviet Union during the 1930s?

4/5

Q5.What is defined as 'to pursue people unfairly or cruelly because of their race, religion, nationality, political opinion or beliefs'?

5/5

Lesson summary: Persecution in the Soviet Union and Germany

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