Hitler And The Holocaust: Understanding The Literature

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Holocaust Name Mayra Trujillo Understanding the history and culture that is the setting for the literature we read is very important if we are to understand what we read. I want you to ask yourself the following questions: 1. How does learning about the historical period help you understand what you read? 2. Can you decide your own destiny? 3. Can one person really make a difference? The time period when Hitler was in power in Germany was a time filled with heartache and many terrible events. There were many reasons why things happened the way they did, and why Hitler and the Nazi party was not stopped sooner. I want you to discover some of the historical setting of the play we are going to read together about Anne Frank.…show more content…
What is genocide? 1. Define "genocide" in your own words. A term that is declared an international crime. Holocaust 2. When we refer to the "Holocaust", what time period (years) are we talking about? From 1933 to 1945. Hitler Comes to Power 3. What types of German people found Hitler and the Nazi Party appealing? Members of the lowe middle class, young people and the unemployed. Nazi
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