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The Secret Annex

The Secret Annex is where Anne and her family went into hiding, it was located behind Otto Frank's spice and Pectin business. They lived there with Anne's sister, mother, father, and Fritz Pfeffer a family friend. They used a book case to hide the backside of the building.

A drawn out picture showing what's behind the bookcase

Van Gogh Museum

Located in the city of Amsterdam, its abstract design draws attention to anyone passing by, along well as visitors looking for a place to explore. It displaces many of his best pieces along with telling about his history.

The picture shows side of the detailed museum
A filtered picture shows the backside of the museum

Nuremberg Law

This chart was used to show the Jewish and German bloodlines that explained the Nuremberg Law

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 force on January 1, 1936. Nuremberg, September 15, 1935 at the Reich Party Congress of Freedom.


Propaganda is an influential advertisement that isn't always true. There are several types of propaganda. There is an emotional appeal, this is used by almost blackmailing people by adding a fear factor, or they may add sypothy. There is demonization, making an enemy into an evil character. Humor is another one used to inform people in a light but memorable way. Characatures were ways to make the enemy seem way worse in different ways depending on the content, large ears represent they would be listening. Sybolic figures were used to provoke emotion in people. They would children, women, flags, and enemy uniforms in these types. Half-truths or lies were used to twist a situation to lean twords their side, a lot of blaming was used, along with extreme situations to encourage people to help the situation. Patriotic appeals were used to give people a sense of national pride and sometimes influence people in joining the war. Name calling is used make the enemy seem bad and influence them in a negative way.

Propaganda posters
Sketch note on Propaganda


Otto Frank

Otto Frank is Anne's and Margot's father. He fought in world war I as a German soldier. He was considered a leader by the people hiding in the Secret Annex. He was the one who gave Anne her dairy, he also later published it. Otto Frank was the only survivor of the Frank family, he died in 1980.

Fritz Pfeffer

Fritz Pfeffer joined the Franks in the Secret Annex in 1942. He was a dentist and he had a son. Later his son went to England to get somewhere safe when the war had increasingly gotten worse. Fritz died in 1944 at Neuengamme, a concentration camp.

Miep Gies

Miep Gies worked at Otto Frank's business as a secretary. When the Franks went into hiding she helped them by bringing supplies and requests. Miep was also the one who saved Anne's diary. She lived to be 100 and died in 2007.

Margot Frank

Margot was Anne's oldest and only sister. She was a reserved girl and liked studing. She was one of the reasons they went into hiding. She received a letter that said she was to report to a work camp, and soon after they went into hiding. She died from Typhus at the Bergen-Belsen camp in 1945.

Act I summery

In act I the Franks move in with the Van Daans and stay in the Secrect Annex. They all live there and have Mr.Franks secretary, Meip bring them supplies. Later when they have less food, Mr.Dussle come in and lives with them, he shares Anne's room with her. They do not get along and it doesnt help with the situation. A theif comes in their business and while Peter is Turing off a light to help stay hidden he falls and makes a very loud noise

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising took place during 1943. people died in the Warsaw Gehetto. How many German soldier died and 13,000 Jewish soldiers died during the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. As a result of the Uprising it boosted the Jewish morale in Portland.

Act II Summery

Anne begins to mature in her emotions and becomes friends with Peter. At Hanukkah Anne makes everyone presents to bring them together and show them that they can be happy. The family is starting to starve more and Mr.Vaan dan steals bread making everyone very tense.


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