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Anne Frank Biography

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Secret Annex

The Secret Annex was the hiding place of Anne Frank. She wrote a story of her life growing up hiding from Nazi capture. She tells everything about how it was growing in this time and what she thought about. She would later be found and be sent to a concentration camp. She was left to live but only if she did hard labor. She then died of a disease and her story was published by her father.

This is a picture is of the dairy that Anne wrote.
Picture of Anne Frank

The Diamond Museum of Amsterdam

The Diamond museum of Amsterdam holds many famous diamonds. It is located in the middle of Amsterdam and is near Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. In the museum you can look at all the different kinds of beutiful diamonds. They also have some antiques of Jewish jewelry that was being stolen at the time.

Antique crowns
Front entrance of The Diamond Museum

Nuremberg Law

This is a picture of a chart that was used to determine a Jewish person.

1. Marriage between Jews and subjects of the state of German or related blood are forbidden. Marriages nevertheless concluded are invalid, even if concluded abroad to circumvent the law. Annulment proceedings can be initiated only by the State Prosecutor.

2. Extramarital intercourse between Jews and subjects of the state of German or related blood is forbidden.

3. Jews may not employ in their household female subjects of the state of German or related blood who are under 45 years old.

4. Jews are forbidden to fly the Reich or National flag or to display the Reich colors. They are, on the other hand, permitted to display the Jewish colors. The exercise of this right is protected by the State.

5. Any person who violates the prohibition under I will be punished by a prison sentence with hard labor. A male who violates the prohibition under I will be punished with a prison sentence with or without hard labor. Any person violating the provisions under III or IV will be punished with a prison sentence of up to one year and a fine, or with one or the other of these penalties. The Reich Minister of the Interior, in coordination with the Deputy of the Führer and the Reich Minister of Justice, will issue the Legal and Administrative regulations required to implement and complete the Law. The Law takes effect on the day following promulgations except for III, which goes into

The NUremeberg LawS destroyed the life and liberty of Jews. The laws took away the rights of Jews and made them almost strangers to a place that they have lived on for so long. Jews were discriminated and blamed for something that wasn't even their fault. If people were to try to rebel they would be thrown in jail or killed. This put Jews in a dangerous eneviroment because they no longer had rights against anything. The people were then designated to ghettos which was a mass concentration of Jewish people in the city. This was created so Nazis could ask for any Jew that they wanted and any quaintity of them.


Propaganda was a way of making people believe in your ideal with false promises. Hitler promised and persuaded his army and country to believe in his cause to eradicate all Jewish people. Hitlers people believed in so much because he promised getting them vacations so they could work harder. He would encourage his citizens to make everybody Aryan to create more soldiers and people for his army. Americans used propaganda to promote people to help the cause and help the people in the war. People would encourage factories to produce more weapons for the allies in Germany. American pride was increased because they were helping people that were fighting for their country.


Anne Frank

Anne was born on June 12, 1929 to Otto and Edith Frank. Anne would write an famous diary about her life in hiding during the time of Nazi power. Anne and her family would soon be captured and brought to a concentration camp. She would then die of a disease at Bergen-Belsen.

Otto Frank

Otto Frank was born on May 12, 1889 in Frankfurt. He had a family business which he used to bring his family into hiding with. He was a soldier in World War I and after took over the family bank. Otto gave Anne her diary which she used to describe her time in the Secret Annex.

Peter Van Pels

Peter Van Pels was born on November 8, 1926 in Osnabrück. Peter was an awkward boy who liked being alone. According to Anne Frank, he was always felt sick and never had a high self-esteem. Anne Frank would find an interest on Peter. She would toy with his feelings and make fun of him like a normal teenager.

Miep Gies

Hermine Gies-Santrouschitz or Miep Gies was born on February 15, 1909 in Vienna. She came to the Netherlands and made friends with Otto and Edith Frank. Miep ended up being the secretary for Otto Frank's company. She then found Anne's diary and gave it Frank after she had found out that Anne was dead. Otto Frank would then publish the book.

Act 1 Summary

In Act 1 the Otto is introduced and then he begins discussing where the family will hide. Otto setup all the things that they will need for hiding like preparing ration books and other places to stay inside of the attic. Otto then separates the house for the Van Daan's and decides where everyone will sleep. Peter then cuts off his David's Star and then Anne doesn't because she feels attached to it. The group then learns about how self-centered Mr. Van Daan is because he doesn't want another person coming into the house. They bring in a man named Dussel who Mr. Frank knows and he comes inside of the attic with them. The group celebrates Hanukkah and then Anne gives presents to the group.

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Less then 300 German soldier had died but 13,000 Jews died in the uprising of the Warsaw Ghetto.

In the Warsaw Ghetto 10,000 Jewish people were killed by German soldiers.

The Uprising of Jewish people began on April 19, 1943. And was then put down by German soldiers.

The people in the ghettos were given hope after the uprising because they learned that if they did resist against the Germans they could end the deportation of Jewish people.


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