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Anne Frank Biography

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The Secret Aennex

Anne Frank and her family went into hiding in early July 1942. This house was located in a secret annex in the back of Anne's father's factory. The annex was hidden behind a bookcase which acted ass a door to the annex. Anne and her family lived here for two years until the Natzis found them. Anne's hole family died except for her father, Otto Frank.

The bookcase that lead to the secret annex
The Anne Frank house in present day

Westerkerk Church

The Westerkerk Church was built between 1619 and 1631. The church is located in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The church is also right next to Prinsengracht canal. The Westerkerk Church was one of the first purposely built Protestant churches.

The inside of the Westerkerk Church
A view from the top of the Westerkerk Church

Nuremberg Laws

This is a chart to tell if you were true German blood

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 a type of advertising, used to promote a political cause. Most of the time propaganda is false and brainwashing you to think it is real. Propaganda has been used for hundreds of years. During World War II propaganda was used by the Germans to show that Jews were bad people. Propaganda is found on posters, tv shows, social media, movies, books and way more places. Today business are using propaganda through social media to promote there business.


Peter van Pels

Peter was born on November 8th, 1926, in Osnabrük. He was an only child and very reserved. Peter joined the death march out of Auschwitz in hope of survival. Otto Frank tried to convince Peter to stay in hiding with him, but Peter thought he had a better chance to survive in the march.

Margot Frank

Margot was born in Frankfurt, Germany, and was three years older that Anne. Anne and Margot were usually good girls, and only fought a couple of times. In late October, 1944, Margot was deported with Anne to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. While there she died of typhus.

Frits Pfeffer

Frits Pfeffer was born on April 30th, 1889, in Griessen, Germany. He married a woman named Vera Bythiner in 1926. Together they had a kid named Werner. Frits hand his wife got a devorce, and Werner lived with his dad. Before Frits went into hiding with the Frank's, he send his son to England on a children's transport.

Otto Frank

Otto Frank was born on May 12, 1889, in Frankfurt, Germany. Otto was drafted into the military in August, 1915. He returned home, and married Edith Holländer. They had two daughters, Anne and Margot. They hole family is split up, and when Otto returns he finds out his family is gone.

Act I summary

Act one starts off with Anne and her family go into hiding in the secret annex. Anne meets Peter and immediately dosent like him. Peter brings his cat Mouchi even though he wasn't allowed to. Mr dussel joined the 2 familys in the secret annex. Mr van pel is worried they won't have enough food.Mr dussel and Anne get in a fight about her desk. There is a thief in there house and Peter falls and the thief hears him and leaves.

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

1. It started on April 19 when the ghetto wouldn't surrender to a police commander.

2. 300,000 Jews died in the Warsaw war

3. 13,000 German soldiers and Jewish fighters were killed in the uprising.

4. A act of resistance raised Jewish morale.

Anne frank Act II summary

Act two starts off in the annex with everyone celebrating New Years, with the cake that Miep brought them. Anne starts to actually talk to Peter and fells like they have a great relationship. Mr. Van Daan doesn't approve of how much time the two of them, and is very suspicious. Mr. Van Daan tried to stell some of the food, and was caught by Mrs. Frank. This made Mrs. Frank very angry at him, because they had a very little amount of food, and threatened to kick him out. Meip informed the Frank's that the invasion had begun. There was nothing for them to do, and they were caught by the green police and taken away. Mr Frank was the only one to survive and later returned to the annex. While there he found Anne's diary, and published it to the public.

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