Nazi Control & Extermination

By: Matthew McCutchan

Overview of Holocaust

It was systematic, state - sponsored murder of jews and other by Nazis in WW2. Led by Hitler, Nazi Germany imprisoned and mistreated jewish citizens. Jews were starved, beaten, and often killed in extermination camps.

Definition/Background Information

Nazis aimed to control every aspect of people's lives, they maintained control through propaganda and intimidation. They essentially controlled every aspect of their citizen's lives.

Original Research Question

How did they kill in the concentration camps? They did not kill in concentration camps, they deported them jews to extermination camps and killed them. Some Jews were starved to death in concentration however.


“If we bear all this suffering and if there are still Jews left, when it is over, then Jews, instead of being doomed, will be held up as an example.” - Anne Frank


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