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Anne Frank biography

Exploring Anne Frank's Amsterdam

Jordann

Jordann is the most well known neighborhood in Amsterdam, located more specifically in the Netherlands. It was occupied more by the citizens who lived in or near the Canal Ring. It is still populated with about 20,000 people, where in the 1900's it contained nearly 5 times more people. It's a place where people can sing, dance, and interact with the pleasant neighbors.

Jordaan neighborhood with a canal in between, a place where people relax and enjoy the view
The inside of one of the houses in the neighborhood in Jordann, Amsterdam.

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The Secret Annex

The secret annex was found behind a bookcase, leading up stairs to the place they stayed. It was next door to Otto Frank's office where he worked, and they lived with others besides the Frank family. Mr Voskuijl decided to build a moveable bookcase to make the secret annex, actually "secret". They were usually not able to go outside due to the fact that they might get caught.

This is a picture of the bookshelf that covered the entrance to the actual Secret Annex hideout
Anne's room and the pictures that she posts on her wall of people she looks up to

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Nuremberg Law

A chart from Nuremberg Law that shows and explains the German and Jewish bloodlines

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 F├╝hrer 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.

After researching the Nuremberg Laws, I learned that they were kind of like the start to the process of Hitler's plan. After the Nuremberg Laws, it was like the people didn't even know what freedom was or felt like. The brutal laws separated the different races, which was exactly what Hitler wanted. People were limited on who they love due to the laws, having no control of even their family. Most of all, the laws pretty much killed all hopes of Gews escaping or surviving, or even living happily.

Propaganda

Propaganda is information that is biased purposely to persuade people to do whatever they want. Also it can be misleading and false, so people will believe it and follow along with the information and facts. One way propaganda was used was with biased info. During the war Hitler put up posters saying if you save 5 marks a week you would get a car, people ended up believing that. Hitler used propaganda to recruit soldiers. He made recruitment posters and hung them all around, making it seem positive and awesome to be in the military, but people fell for signing up for guaranteed death. It was mostly used so one person could get anything they'd want and so one person could have all the power.

Characters

Margot Frank

Margot Frank was born on February 16, 1926 in Frankfurt Germany. She was the daughter of Otto and Edith Frank, and had a younger sister, Anne. They grew up a Gewish family in Frankfurt. She attended the school, Ludwig-Richter School until Hitler came along. When Hitler came into power, the Frank family received a deportation letter for Margot from the Gestapo, which made her and her family go into hiding. They were sent to camps, and later her and Anne were separated from their parents. They were both sent to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp on October 30, and they both got the disease, typhus, in the winter. She died at the age of 18 in 1945 in February due to the illness.

Anne Frank

Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929, in Frankfurt, Germany. She had an older sister, Margot, and her mom and dad, Otto Frank and Edith Frank. While only being 13 years old, her and her family went into hiding due to them getting a call slip for Margot to be sent to a concentration camp. They hid above Otto Frank's office for two years. Those two years got worst and worst as time passed. Anne got a diary the Christmas before hiding, and she wrote all of the things that happened in the Secret Annex in it. They were eventually captured by the Nazi's, where the four of the family members were sent to Camp Westerbrook. From there, Anne and her sister were separated, being sent to Auschwitz concentration camp, and then transferred to Bergen Belsen camp. They both caught typhus and died, Anne was only 15

Otto Frank

Otto Frank was born on May 12, 1889. He was the father of Anne and Margot Frank, and his wife Edith Frank. He had three siblings, an older brother Robert, and two younger siblings, sister Helene Frank and Herbert Frank. Helene died in 1986 and Robert died in 1953. He grew up working at various places, and ended up joining the army where he earned the lieutenant rank. After that he started his own family with Edith, and lived in Amstersamn. He took his family to a hiding place above his business office due to the Gews being captured in their own homes. They were later found and he was separated from his family. He was the only one who ended up surviving and when returning home he found out he was the only one who had survived. Miep gave him Anne's diary and he is known for publishing her diary.

Edith Frank

Edith Frank was born on January 16, 1900. She was the mother of Anne Frank and Edith Frank, married to Otto Frank. Edith had 3 siblings, a sister and two brothers. Her sister died at the age of 16, where on the other hand her two brother escaped and made it to the US. She went into hiding with her family joined by others for two years. Then they were later found and sent to a concentration camp. She was separated from her two daughters during arrival at Auschwitz and never saw them again. From there she was going to be sent to the gas chambers, so she escaped with a friend. She grabbed every scrap of food she could get a hold of and said she'd save it for her daughters. Due to that, she died of starvation on January 6, 1945, only 10 days from her birthday.

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