Claudia Putnam 1st Period
The Night of Broken Glass
The synagogue of Baden-Baden burning down on November 10th, 1938.
Hershel Grynszpan was the 17 year old, Polish Jew who shot Ernst vom Rath.
Broken Jewish shops
People walking by a damaged Jewish shop in Berlin, Germany.
1.400 million dollars was owed from the Jewish population to the German Government.
2.This was the first organized event against Jewish people.
3.Hitler personally attended Ernst vom Rath's funeral.
4. Franklin D. Roosevelt gave a statement to the media about this event on November 15, 1938,(even though the United States did not join the war till December 7, 1941.)
5.Kristallnacht was the turning point.
http://www.history.com/topics/kristallnacht: This website is the version of the well known History Channel. It supplied information on the Kristallnacht's event during and aftermath. It has videos, pictures, and important facts about Kristallnacht and the Holocaust in general. The web page is a very reliable source of information on this topic and people involved in it.
http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005201: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's website is the national database for all things holocaust. It contained videos, interviews, documents, photographs, and many more great information on Kristallnacht that was usable for this article. This website contains many volumes of different information that is all related and apart of the devastating Holocaust with quotes and interviews with the victims.
Photo and Fact Citaion
Rosen, Morris. Picture of Herschel Grynszpan. Digital image. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum., 18 Aug. 2015. Web. 1 Feb. 2016.<http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/media_ph.php?ModuleId=10005201&MediaId=6382>.
History.com Staff. "Kristallnacht." History.com. A&E Television Networks, 2009. Web. 07 Feb. 2016. <http://www.history.com/topics/kristallnacht>.
Gavin, Philp. "The History Place - World War II in Europe Timeline: November 9/10 1938 -
Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass." The History Place - World War II in Europe Timeline: November 9/10 1938 - Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass., 4 July 1996. Web. 07 Feb. 2016. <http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/knacht.htm>.
"Kristallnacht." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum., 18 Aug. 2015. Web. 22 Jan. 2016. <http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005201>