The Promise of Never Again:
"The road to Auschwitz was
built by hate, but paved with
Based on your knowledge of the
Holocaust, what do you think this
quote means? Respond in a
minimum of 1 paragraph on your
Hitler rises to power in Germany
He promotes ideas of German nationalism &
racial hatred of the Jewish people
"The year is over.
The struggle goes on!"
“Night of Broken Glass”
In wave of German
homes are destroyed
Major step in Nazi
policy of Jewish
This sign lets Jewish
people know what
side of the street
they can walk on.
Segregated & overcrowded areas that Jewish people
were herded into.
Became transition areas before being sent to
Dwellers were given ration cards (300 calories/day)
Ghettos were filthy with poor sanitation
Approximately 450,000 people lived in the Warsaw ghetto in early 1941. At this time, the ghetto contained about 840
acres, of which 760 acres were habitable. About 37% of the Greater Warsaw population was squeezed into 4.6% of the
area of the city.
Photo credit: Meczenstwo Walka, Zaglada Zydów Polsce 1939-1945. Poland. No. 95.
Jews held on
& other needed
The Final Solution
Hitler impatient (waiting for Jews to die of
starvation too slow)
FINAL SOLUTION: a program of
GENOCIDE—systemic killing of an entire
To preserve “Aryan” purity, he targeted
Jews, Gypsies, Poles & Russians.
In addition, others were targeted the
insane, the disabled, incurably ill &
SHOOTING PROVES TOO SLOW,
COSTLY AND EMOTIONALLY
DRAINING ON THE SOLDIERS.
The Concentration Camps (1941-1942)
The camps were
labor camps, death
camps, transit camps,
The living conditions
of all camps were
Prisoners worked 7
days a week with very
little food & poor
The Final Stage: Mass Extermination
In 1942, Nazi death camps built equipped
with gas chambers (6000/day) and
SIX MILLION JEWISH PEOPLE DIED IN
THE DEATH CAMPS
“Never Again” by Remedy
Listen to the song
and follow along
with the lyrics on the
page in front of you
Underline or circle
words or phrases you
hear that relate to the
HOLOCAUST ACROSTIC POEM
• Create an acrostic poem using the letters
in the word HOLOCAUST
• Each line must have at least 3 words.