Diary of Anne Frank

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Diary of Anne Frank

Diary Of Anne Frank

The Play Diary of Anne Frank tells the story of 2 jewish famalies during the German Ocupation of Holland. These are keys terms that will help the reader to understand the historical and social tensions of this time period.

KristallnachtAlso known as “The Night of the Broken Glass.” On this night, November 9, 1938, almost 200 synagogues were destroyed, over 8,000 Jewish shops were sacked and looted, and tens of thousands of Jews were removed to concentration camps. This pogrom received its name because of the great value of glass that was smashed during this anti-Jewish riot.

Anti-SemitismBehavior discriminating against Jews: policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews

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Occupation Invasion, conquest, and control of a nation or territory by foreign armed forces.

GestapoA secret-police organization employing underhanded and terrorist methods against persons suspected of disloyalty.

Yellow StarThe Nazis required it as a way to identify Jews quickly and easily. (The five-point Star of David has for a long time been regarded as a badge of Jewish identity).

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