Nazi Fascism and the Modern Totalitarian State

Return to the Teacher's Guide  Synopsis The government of Nazi Germany was a fascist, totalitarian state. Totalitarian regimes, in contrast to a dictatorship, establish complete political, social, and cultural control over their subjects, and...

Copyright Notice

|| Return to The Holocaust--A Guide for Teachers || Copyright NoticeCopyright 1990 by Gary M. Grobman. All rights reserved. No portion of this book may be reproduced in any...

Resisters, Rescuers, and Bystanders

|| Return to The Holocaust--A Guide for Teachers ||  Synopsis The "Jewish reaction patterns" to a threat have taken five forms: armed resistance, alleviation, evasion, paralysis, and compliance. During the Holocaust, all five were a response...

Who are the Jews?

Return to the Teacher's GuideWho Are The Jews?  Synopsis This chapter conveys the history, religion, and culture of the Jewish people from its Biblical origins to the present. These characteristics of the Jews set them...

Bibliography

|| Return to The Holocaust--A Guide for Teachers ||BibliographyPrepared by Ned Shulman, Allentown Holocaust Resource Center Chapter 1: Introduction BOOKS Arad, Yitzhak, et al., eds. Documents on the Holocaust, Selected Sources...

Preface

|| Return to The Holocaust--A Guide for Teachers || PrefaceBetween 1933 and 1945, a catastrophe occurred in Europe which culminated in the wanton, planned destruction of much...

How to Use this Guide

|| Return to The Holocaust--A Guide for Teachers || How To Use This Guide Prepared by Linda Hurwitz, Director The...

The First Steps Leading to the “Final Solution”

Return to the Teacher's Guide  Synopsis Once he became head of state by legal means, Hitler consolidated his power by neutralizing all political opponents and democratic institutions. As dictator, he began a campaign of...

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