Anne Frank Portfolio Deyon Nguyenthanh- Period 4

Anne Frank Biography

Exploring The Setting

The Anne Frank House

During World War II, Anne Frank hid from Nazi persecution with her family and four other people in hidden rooms. The building is located on a canal called the Prinsengracht, close to the Westerkerk, in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands. They called the room the secret Annex.

The Westerkerk

The Westerkerk Church is the biggest church in Amsterdam. The Western Church, is the most important Protestant church in the city. This is how Anne Franks knows what time it is.

Nuremberg Laws

Authentic chart from Nuremberg Law that establishes 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 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.


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Learning About the Characters

Anne Frank

June 12, 1929 was Born in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Anne's family went into hiding for two years in an are called the Secert Annex. During those times Anne had an diary that she wrote in. That diary had a lot of impact to us now. Anne died in March 31, 1945 that was when she was 16 years old.


Peter Van Pels

Peter was born on 8 November 1926 in Osnabrück. Through out his life he never had a brother or sister. He was also in hiding in the Secert Annex. He went with Otto Frank and was sent to Auschwitz. Later on, Peter got relocated to Mauthausen. Then died by an illness when he was 18 years-old.

Miep Gies

Miep Gies was born in Vienna in 1909. Her real name is Hermine Santruschitz but, is preferred to be called Miep Gies. During the hiding Miep was a big help in the Annex. Time after time she provided supplies that they needed. Later on she found Anne Frank's diary and she died in the age of 100.

Fritz Pfeffer

Fritz Pfeffer was a German dentist and Jew who hid in the Secert Annex. In 1942, he joined the Frank's and more into hiding. Anne doesn't really like Fritz because of the things he did to the family. His family owned a clothing store. Fritz died in December 20, 1944 by an illness.

Act I Summary

The book "The Diary Of Anne Frank" is about a girl named Anne Frank had to going in hiding during the holocaust. Anne hid in Mr. frank's business in a Annex. Anne called it the "The Secret Annex" she hid with 7 other people inside the Annex. While in the Annex it comes with problems complains, lies, and etc.


Created with images by ernohannink - "Anne Frank huis Amsterdam voorkant boven" • Abeeeer - "Anne Frank's 1" • paulius.malinovskis - "De Westerkerk - West church and queue to Anne Frank house" • ewen and donabel - "Westerkerk" • Florian Schwalsberger - "trees"

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