After the war, Otto Frank’s two companies move. The building at Prinsengracht 263 stands empty and is at risk of being demolished. The success of Anne Frank's published diary draws huge attention to the hiding place, leading to it being saved and restored. The Anne Frank House opens to the public in 1960. To mark its 50th anniversary, there’s now a Secret Annex Online as well as the actual museum in Amsterdam.
The Rijksmuseum is a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam. The museum is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South, close to the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and the Concertgebouw.
The Rijksmuseum was founded in The Hague in 1800 and moved to Amsterdam in 1808, where it was first located in the Royal Palace and later in the Trippenhuis.The current main building was designed by Pierre Cuypers and first opened its doors in 1885.On 13 April 2013, after a ten-year renovation which cost € 375 million, the main building was reopened by Queen Beatrix. In 2013 and 2014, it was the most visited museum in the Netherlands with record numbers of 2.2 million and 2.47 million visitors. It is also the largest art museum in the country.
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.
Extramarital intercourse between Jews and subjects of the state of German or related blood is forbidden.
Jews may not employ in their household female subjects of the state of German or related blood who are under 45 years old.
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.
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 a tool used in Natzi Germany and it is used today. It is a type of brainwashing and is used to tell people about their cause and to join the cause. The different types of propaganda are visual and media propaganda. Visual propaganda is propaganda shown in the form of posters, flyers, advertisements, etc. Media propaganda is propaganda that is a video, movie,in a song, podcast,etc. The last type of propaganda is word of mouth. This type of propaganda is when people that support a cause start to talk about the cause and tell other people who join the cause.
Anne Frank is three and a half years younger than Margot. Both of theirm personalities are completely different . Anne is bubbly, humorous and was very social and had lots of friends before hiding. As she said in her journal she wonders why Peter is so quiet. She isn't used to people being that quiet. She also has a serious side too which shows in hiding. She was thirteen when she went hiding.
Peter Van Pell
Peter was Born in November 8 1926 in a city near the Dutch border. He has no brothers or sisters. Anne initially think Peter is lazy as doesn't do anything. She explains how bad Peter is in her diary. Peter also had plans for the future. He wanted to move to Dutch East Indies and live on a rubber plantation. Anne thinks that Peter thinks to himself that he is stupid and isn't smart.
Margot is three years older than Anne. She is quiet and studies well and gets good grades. Here is what Miep Gies says of her: ‘I didn’t have any relationship with Margot. She was there, and that was all.’ Anne confirms this image. Describing Margot at the table, she writes: ‘Eats like a little mouse, doesn’t say a word.’ Anne and Margot have a few fights during their time in the Secret Annex. But sometimes they get on well, and talk about lots of things. After the war, Margot wants to emigrate to what was then the Palestine Mandate, to become a nurse Otto states later that she wanted to study medicine. Like Anne, she keeps a diary during the war. But Margot’s diary was never found.
Fritz Pfeffer was born on April 30, 1889, in Giessen (Germany). His parents are Jewish and have a clothing store in the center of the city. The family is religious and Fritz remains so. After high school Fritz studies to be a dentist in Berlin, where he starts a dental practice after his study. He then has marriage problems and eventually sends his wife to England and moves to the Annex.
Act 1 Summary
In Act 1 we get introduced to the characters of the Secret Annex. Those characters are Anne, Margo, Mr. Frank, Mrs. Frank, Mrs. Vaan Daan, Mr. Van Daan, Peter, Mr. Van Pell, Mrs. Van Pell, and later on in the act we also get introduced to Fritz Pfeffer. Anne complains in her diairy that Mr. Pfeffer or Dussel as Anne calls him takes way to long in the bathroom. Dussel means goofball or idiot. Act 1 Ends when they start to celebrate Hanukkah. Anne surmises everyone by gifting them all a gift.