2 Introduce you to the events and importance of World War II This presentation will:Introduce you to the events and importance of World War IIFamiliarize you with the important characters in historySupply background for the story of Anne Frank, her family, and her friendsNOTE: This presentation serves as a great introduction to both the memoir by Anne Frank and the play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett.
4 WWII > Who? The allies The axis united states of America Nazi germanyunited Soviet Socialist RepublicjapanUnited kingdomitalychinahungaryfranceromaniapolandbulgariaCanadafinlandaustraliathailandNew zealandiraqSouth africanetherlands
6 WWII > Who was hitler? A german soldier in world war IA powerful public speakerThe man germany hoped would help fix their economic problems in the aftermath of world war IThe elected leader of germanyThe leader of the nazi political partyAn enemy of the jewish peopleThe infamous initiator of the holocaust, one of the worst events in human history.Adolfhitler
12 WWII > why did it happen? Nationalistic tensionUnresolved issues from world war iEffects of the great depressionEconomic turmoil in germanyPolitical vacuum in germany1937 japanese invasion of china1939 german invasion of poland1941 japanese bombing of pearl harborworldwarII
14 WWII > When? Olympics begin in Berlin, Germany Britain, France, Australia, &New Zealand declare war on GermanyNazis invade NetherlandsGermans elect Nazis into powerAdolf Hitler becomes leader of Nazi PartyAssassination attempt on Hitler fails1st concentration camp opened near BerlinGerman military mobilizesAnne Frank bornNazis bomb BritainAdolf Hitler voted Chancellor of GermanyGerman Jews strippedof rights.Hitler revealswarplans.Nazis begin euthanasia on sick and disabledWorld War I endsU.S. Stock Market crashesKristall-nachtMore timeline
15 WWII > When? Anne & Margot die at Bergen-Belsen Frank family goes into hidingAnne, Margot, & Auguste moved to Bergen-Belsen campNazis invade northernAfricaJapan bombs Pearl HarborJapanese-Americans sent to US concentration campsFritz Pfeffer joins the AnnexAnne’s family betrayedNazis order Jews to wear yellow starsEdith dies at AuschwitzOtto liberated from AuschwitzJews fight back in Warsaw ghettoOtto hopes to find homeNazi mass murders startHitler declares war on USAGas chambersat AuschwitzAnne gets diary for 13th birthdayAllied Forces D-Day invasionMore timeline
16 WWII > When? USA drops nuclear bomb on Nagasaki 1st 1,500 copies of Anne’s diary are publishedUSA drops nuclear bomb on HiroshimaOtto Frank dies(age 91)Miep Gies dies(age 100)Hitler commits suicideGermany surrendersJapan surrenders
17 What was the holocaust?WARNING: Some of the upcoming images are intense and graphic in nature. They are not for the light of heart, but they are something that must be remembered, lest humankind falter and repeat our past mistakes.
18 WWII > the holocaust Netherlands – where franks hidSwitzerland –franks lied about fleeing toBergen-belsen – where anne diedAuschwitz – where anne’s dad was sent
19 WWII > the holocaust Flow charts were used to determine who was german and who was not.
24 WWII > Who is anne frank? One of the most discussed jewish victims of the holocaustBorn in germanyFamily went into hiding from the nazis in amsterdamcaught & sent to bergen-belsenDied of typhus only weeks before the camp was liberatedGained international fame after her diary was publishedeach year Her diary is 2nd best-selling non-fiction book; only the bible sells more copies.annefrank
25 WWII > Who is anne frank? Anne frank at madame tussaud’s wax museumAnne frank statue
26 WWII > Who is anne frank? Anne’s gravememorialmemorialAnne frankhousememorial