Jesse Owens

By: Bo Bailey

Over view of Holocaust


Million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators, Holocaust is a word of Greek origin meaning... grounds, among them communists socialists, Jehovah's witnesses, and homosexuals. The holocaust was basically the Jew's trying to make a life for them self's, and their family but the green police or Hitler kept taking the Jews away. Then killing them or taking them to a concentration camp.

Definition/Background Information

Jesse Owens

American Olympic athlete born September 12th 1913, in Oakville, Alabama, did historic 200 meter race at the 11th Olympiad in Berlin 1936. won the race with a time of 20.7 seconds, it was a new Olympic record.

Original Research Questions

Jesse Owens

Did Jesse have a family, how was he treated by others, what college did he attend, what was his parents names; what did they do for a living, was Jesse Owens a good man?, and what kind of environment did Jesse live in.


Jesse Owens

"Although I wasn't invited to shake hands with Hitler, I wasn't invited to the white house to shake hands with the president either." (Jesse Owens)


"Get Motivated." QuotesGram. in the Pursuit of Happiness. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2016.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. United States Holocaust Memorial Council, n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2016.