Anne Frank Portfolio Brooke Nguyen - Period 3

Anne Frank Biogrpahy

Exploring Anne Frank's Amsterdam

The Secret Annex

This room is called the Secret Annex because Anne Frank and her family hid in her during World War 2. The front of the building was where Otto Frank, Anne Frank's father, where he worked. The back of the building is where Anne Frank, her father, mother, and sister hid in 1942.

This is the back of the building and Otto Frank's business and where Anne Frank and her family hid.
This is the bookshelf which leads to the Secret Annex where the Frank family hid.

Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

This is a canal house, house church, and museum and located in the center of Amsterdam and built during the 1660s. The Catholic Church was built on the three levels of the canal house. There was a hidden church in this building.

This is the way up to the church

Nuremberg Law

This is the actual chart from Nuremberg Law between the German and Jewish

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.

The Nuremberg Law was created in 1935. This was two laws which prohibit the Jews from German life. This also took away many of the Jew's natural rights. This was declared officially at the annual Naxi rally held in Nuremberg. The Nuremberg Laws made Jews rights very unfair and was direscriminated the Jews from everything else. This law was basically like someone excluding you and making new rules because of your culture.


Propaganda was used in the 1930s and 1940s, in Germany, Russia, Britain, Japan, and the United States. Propaganda is used in many ways we do and don't notice a lot of the time. Propaganda is used as demonization, emotion appeals, name calling, patriotic appeals, half truths or lies, catchy slogans, visual symbols, humor or chricatures. Propaganda are used in advertisements, newspapers, and articles so that a creator or inventor of something has you be interested or buy their products or services. Many people look at advertisements, newspapers, and articles if they don't like to use the Internet. Propaganda are used in plays and videos, so you have a bigger and better idea of the product or service and it will grab your attention. Propaganda is used on the Internet for all the people who like to be on their electronic devices, many people while on the Internet sees ads that appear on the side, with propaganda. Propaganda is used to promote or advertise a product or service. People take in biased information to use. It is also used to target the country's enemies.


Anne Frank

Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929. She was German female diarist at age 13. She wrote in her diary about the Jewish sufferers in the Holocaust. She described what her family and a few more had to do to survive and stay away from the Nazis. After she had passed away, she gained fame from her diary as evidence or memories of this time. Her father, Otto Frank had published her diary which had much information and became world wide.

Miep Gies

Miep Gies was an orphan that was born in Austria that moved to Amsterdam to work with Otto Frank in World War 2. Miep helped the Frank family very much, while they were in hiding, Miep brought them food everyday and providing more supplies as well. After the war, she lived to be 100 years old.

Otto Frank

Otto Frank was Anne's father and gave her the diary for her 13th birthday gift. He was born in Germany and had fought as a German soldier in World War 1. He helped organize a plan for the Frank family to stay and hide in the Secret Annex. He published Anne's diary and became famous because of this. He was the last Frank member to stay alive.

Peter Van Pels

Peter Van Pels was also one of the members that had stayed and hide in the Secret Annex. He was 18 years old and was born in Germany. Anne and Peter had both liked each other at one point, but then just had a close friendship. He later passed away from an illness in a concentration camp.

Act I Summary

Act I of Anne Frank was about the Frank family hiding in the Secret Annex, which is behind the bookshelf for about a year. They are in hiding because the Nazi's are taking Jews to concentration camp and killing them, the hey have to hide. There are 10 people who know about the Secret Annex which include, Otto Frank, Edith Frank, Margot Frank, Anne Frank, Mr. Van Pels, Mrs. Van Pels, Peter Van Pels, Mr. Dussel, Miep, and Mr. Kraler. There are only 8 people living there though. Miep has brings them supplies they need while in hiding. Someof the people living in the Secret Annex are getting irritated with Dussel with his attitude and how it's another person to feed. Anne tries to brighten up the room by celebrating Hanukkah, singing songs, and giving out presents. Later on, a commotion occurs which puts all the characters in danger, someone was robbing the business, at the moment, Peter falls and makes a huge noise downstairs. This causes a argue between everyone in the Secret Annex saying that this could get them taken to the concentration camp if the thief tells on them.

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising took place on April 19, 1943 until May 16, 1943. This war had lasted for a month and 3 days.

250,000 - 300,000 people died in the Warsaw Ghetto. This were all the people who were sent to their deaths during this period of time.

Many of the Jews had died which is about 13,000 of them. Not as many of the Germans were killed as the Jews, but still many which was not more than 300 people.

As a result of of the uprising, the Jews got to have his/her own shelter in the central part of the Ghetto. This helped Jewish morale in Poland to have his/her own spot.

Anne Frank Act II Summary

Act II of Anne Frank was about how their hiding spot, the Secret Annex, might not be so secret anymore. The Frank family, the Van Pels, and Mr. Dussel might all be in danger if the theif tells that they are hiding. Mr. Kraler had mentioned that there is a man, Carl, who works at the business who keeps asking for more money and where are the Frank's. They believe that Carl is trying to blackmailing them, because he is the thief. A little later at night, Mr. Van Pel had been caught by Mrs. Frank for stealing a loaf of bread. Mrs. Frank had hard enough and had lost her temper and almost kicked them out. When things were settled, Anne and Peter had been talking much lately and hanging out more. While looking out at the window, the Nazi men knocking for them to open the door. Mr. Kraler had realized that it was the theif who told the Nazis that they were hiding. Once they were taken away, Miep had found Anne's diary and kept. Years later, she showed Mr. Frank who survived and saw that Anne wrote "In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart."


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