Van Gogh museum
A museum devoted to Vincent Van Gogh, opened in June 1973. It was designed by Gerrit Rietveld, and the architect was Kisho Kurokawa.
The Secret Annex
The secret Annex was where Anne , her family, and one of her friends stayed for almost 2 years, and they had to keep quiet until late in the day because the annex's water system went through the original front of the house.
The Numberg laws were officially made declared in 1935. These laws excluded the Jews from German life as well as taking Jewish rights away.
There are many different types of propaganda. 3 commonly used propaganda's are demonization, patriotic and half-truth. Usually propaganda is used to make people do things that another one wants. The demonization propaganda makes others seem very evil, or very bad ideas about another. Patriotic propaganda uses your country as an item to be proud of and the people/ person will do something for that item. Half-truth propaganda's involve's only telling part of the story or facts and that gives people bad ideas or dives that person to do things with out full understanding.
He was born on May 12, 1889 Frankfurt. Otto Frank was the father of Anne and Margot. He created the Secret Annex in where him, his family, and a few others stayed while in the holocaust. Otto was the calm one and was the leader when it came to decisions. He survived the Holocaust and published Anne's diary. He died in August 1980, in Switzerland.
Herman van Pels
Herman was born on in march 1898, Germany. Herman and Otto had started working together in 1938. Herman and his family hid with the Franks during WW2. He had to sell his meat business as Germans gained more power. He dies in September 1944 because he was chosen for the gas chamber.
Miep was from Austria and was born in February 1909. Miep was a secretary for Otto. She soon became known through Otto's family. She helped supply Otto's family with supplies. She also took care of the business. She dies in January's 2010 at 100 years of age.
She was born in June 1929 in Germany. Anne wrote the diary that gave us an inside account on a life of a Jew while in World War 2. She was only 13 years old while WW2 was happening and she had to go into hiding. She was eventually caught and sent to a concentration camp were she died in June 1947.
Act 1 Summary
After the war Otto Frank finds and reads Anne's diary. In the diary : Every one is the Annex for the first time. Peter and Anne have a discussion about the Jewish star and what to do with it, whether to burn it to unbrand from the Germans, or to resemble the Jewish culture. In the Annex everyone is moving in and thanking Otto. Anne starts having lots of arguments between the van pels about what Anne thinks is right or wrong. Mr.Dussel joins the annex, and splits Anne's room with him. Anne develops a problem with her fear of being caught and found. Everyone is happy and celebrating Christmas/ Hanukkah but while Peter is changing a light, he falls making a loud noise. After that they hear rustling down stairs and are scared that they maybe caught.