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The Holocaust Crossword

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Description

A concentration camp that has the most known deaths Auschwitz
The dictator that controlled the holocaust Adolf Hitler
dislike or hatred of the Jews Antisemitism
Term used by the Nazis to describe northern European physical characteristics (such as blonde hair and blue eyes) as racially “superior”. Aryan
Persons identifying themselves with the Jewish community or as followers of the Jewish religion or culture. Jews
Name for members of the NSDAP, National Socialist Democratic Workers Party, who believed in the idea of Aryan supremacy. Nazi
The secret state police of the German army, organized to stamp out any political opposition. Gestapo
Six major camps designed and built for the sole purpose of killing Jews. These were Auschwitz-Birkenau, Belzec, Chelmno, Majdanek, Sobibor and Treblinka. Extermination camps
Belzec Death camp located in southeastern Poland alongside a main railway line; between 550,000 and 600,000 Jews were killed there. Belzec
Nazi euphemism for the deliberate killings of institutionalized physically, mentally, and emotionally handicapped people. The euthanasia program began in 1939, with German non-Jews as the first victims. The program was later extended to Jews. Euthanasia
Large chambers in which people were executed by poison gas. These were built and used in Nazi death camps. Gas Chambers
The deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political, cultural, or religious group. Genocide
An ancient symbol appropriated by the Nazis as their emblem. Swastika
A girl that lived through the holocaust and was most known for her diary Anne Frank
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945 Final Solution
a person forced to flee from home or country Displaced person
a penal institution for political prisoners who are used as forced labor Labour Camp
a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles Star Of David
grant freedom to; free from confinement Liberate
a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war Prisoner

Holocaust Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Who was Hitler's main target in the Holocaust? Jews
About how many Jews were murdered during the Holocaust? Six Million
This category began paying income taxes for the first time in 1942 with the Revenue Act Middle Class
FDR rejected a plan where by U.S. would have bombed RR tracks leading to this camp in Poland during WW2 Auschwitz
Hitler's favored people Aryans
The term used for the offical policy of the extermination of all European Jews Final Solution
"Lighting War"- term used to describe German military strategy during WW2 Blizkrieg
German word for Jews Juden
Walled section of a city in which Jews were required to live during the Holocaust Ghetto
Prejudice against Jews Anti-Semitism
An interment camp holding enemies of German-often identified with Jews during WW2 Concentration Camps
National socialist German workers' party-the party of Adolf Hitler and those in power in Germany during WW2 Nazis
The name given to the deaths of about six-million Jews during WW2 Holocaust
Originally Hitler's elite guard- later in charger of death camps SS
Large charmbers, built and used in Nazi death camps Gas Cambers

Holocaust Vocabulary Words Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Prejudice or discrimination against Jews ANTISEMITISM
The deliberate and systematic destruction of an entire racial, political, cultural, or religious group. genocide
Secret state police of Nazi-occupied Europe. gestapo
A member of the National Socialist German Workers Party of Germany in 1933 under Adolf Hitler. Nazi
An ancient symbol used by the Nazis as their emblem. swastika
A six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles that is the symbol for Judaism. Starofdavid
Six major camps designed and built for the sole purpose of killing Jews. These were Auschwitz-Birkenau, Belzec, Chelmno, Majdanek, Sobibor and Treblinka. deathcamps
Place where prisoners were forced to perform slave labor under harsh conditions. Many of them died. Concentration Camps
The mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime during the period 1941–1945. Holocaust
Information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view. Propaganda
Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs. Persecution
An elite organization within the Nazi party that served as Hitler's personal guard and included police units and special forces, carrying out mass killings of civilians and overseeing concentration camps. SS
The exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. Oppression
To get rid of by destroying; destroy totally. Extermination

Rise of Totalitarianism Crossword

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Event that started 1929 causing economic collapse Great Depression
U.S.A's current president Roosevelt
Fascist leader of Italy Mussolini
Policy of active government intervention in the economy made by FDR New Deal
Name of a government that aims to control all aspects of a citizens' lives. Totalitarian State
Political philosophy that glorifies the state above the individual Fascism
Name of militant combat squads of Italian Fascist set up by Mussolini. Black Shirts
Name of the secret police Mussolini used to hunt all anti-fascist OVRA
Modified version of the old capitalist system adopted by Lenin New Economic Policy
Soviet Union's communist leader Stalin
Economic goals set by Stalin to transform Russia into an industrial country Five Year Plan
System in which private farms are eliminated Collectivization
Campaign where Stalin tried and executed all opposition Great Purge
Stalin's secret police Cheka
Policy established by Stalin where Russians had to follow Russian beliefs only Russification
German parliament Reichstag
Germany's leader Hitler
Shortened name for the National Socialist German Workers' Party NAZI
Law that gave the German government the power to ignore the constitution to deal with the country's problems Enabling Act
Camps made by Hitler to get rid of opponents Concentration Camps
Hitler's secret police Gestapo
Name of Japanese aggression in Manchuria,China Rape of Nanking
Germany's deputy fuhrer Rudolf Hess
Unsuccessful NAZI coup Beer Hall Putsch
Hitler is against... Jews
NAZI logo Swastika
Members of militariasm Militarist
Laws that deprived Jews simple rights, like citizenship Nuremberg Laws
"Night of Shattered Glass" Kristallnacht
Youth groups that were brought up to believe as NAZI's did Hitler Youth
Black uniformed troops that did the bidding of the Fuhrer SS
Fuhrer German word for dictator
Large financial and industrial corporation in Japan Zaibatsu
A new Asian order including Japan, China, and Manchuria, that would result in Asian prosperity New Order

1920's-1930's Key Terms Crossword

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a long and severe recession in an economy or market Depression
hostile to or prejudiced against Jews Anti-Semitic
negotiation of wages and other conditions of employment by an organized body of employees Collective Bargaining
A group who were flappers, etc. who were fighting for equality women
government spending, in excess of revenue, of funds raised by borrowing rather than from taxation Deficit Spending
It was used at least 5,000 years before Adolf Hitler designed the Nazi flag which means “good fortune” or “well-being." Swatika
Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings. The aim was to "resolve the previously contradictory conditions of dream and reality". surrealism
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991. A union of multiple subnational republics, its government and economy were highly centralized. USSR
the position and the velocity of an object cannot both be measured exactly, at the same time, even in theory. Uncertainty Principle
the Rhineland Pact between Germany, France, Belgium, the United Kingdom, and Italy. Germany formally recognized its new western borders acted by the Treaty of Versailles. Tready of Locarno
The government of Nazi Germany Totalitarian State
a Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist Lenin
an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization Fascism
Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945 Hitler
a policy of forced consolidation of individual peasant households into collective farms called “kolkhozes” as carried out by the Soviet government collectivization
A German Party Lead by Adolf Hitler Nazi
Nazi Germany maintained concentration camps throughout the territories it controlled before and during the Second World War Work Camp
The race Hitler believed to be of superior quality to all other german races Aryan
nformation, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view propaganda
a member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism and who trace their origins through the ancient Hebrew people of Israel to Abraham Jews

World War 2 Crossword

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A war fought from 1939-1945 between the Axis powers-Germany, Italy, and Japan- and the allies, including France and Britain, and later the Soviet Union and the United States World War 2
An agreement in which nations promise to not attack one another Nonaggression pact
"Lightning war" - a form of warfare in which surprise attacks with fast- moving airplanes are followed by massive attacks with infantry forces Blitzkrieg
British prime minister who led the country to victory during world war 2 Winston Churchill
A series of battles between German and British air forces, fought over Britain in 1940-1941 Battle of Britain
A declaration of principles issued in August 1941 by British prime minister Winston Churchill and US president Franklin Rosevelt, on which the allied peace plan at the end of WW2 was based Atlantic charter
Japanese surprise attack on the American pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor
Hey 1942 sea and air battle of World War II, and which American forces defeated Japanese forces in the Central Pacific Battle of Midway
The commander of US allied forces in the Pacific, who developed the strategy of island hopping Douglas MacArthur
A 1942-1943 battle of World War II, in which Allied troops drove Japanese forces from the Pacific island of Guadalcanal Battle of Guadalcanal
A mass slaughter of Jews carried out by the Nazi government of Germany before and during World War II Holocaust
"Night of broken glass" - the night of November 9th, 1938, on which the nazi storm troopers attacked Jewish homes, businesses and synagogues throughout Germany Kristallnacht
The systematic killing of an entire people Genocide
City neighborhoods in which European Jews were forced to live Ghetto
Hitler's program of systematically killing the entire Jewish people Final solution
American general who led operation torch in north Africa during World War II Dwight D Eisenhower
A 1942-1943 battle of WW2 in which German forces were defeated in their attempt to capture the city of Stalingrad in the Soviet Union Battle of Stalingrad
June 6, 1944- the day on which the allies began their invasion of the European mainland during WW2 D-Day
A 1944-1945 battle in which allied forces turned back the last major German offensive of WW2 Battle of the bulge
During WW2, Japanese suicide pilots trained to sink allied ships by crashing bomb filled planes into them Kamikazes
A series of court proceedings held in Nuremberg Germany after World War II and what's not to leaders were tried for aggression violations of the rules of war and crimes against humanity Nuremberg trials
A reduction in a country's ability to wage war, achieved by the disbanding its Armed Forces and prohibiting it from acquiring weapons Demilitarization

WWI Crossword puzzle

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Crossword
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Policy of aggressively building up a nation’s armed forces in preparation. Militarism
The readying troops for war Mobilization
In World War 1, Germany and Austria-Hungary Central powers
In World War 1, Russia, France, Great Britain, and later the United States; in World War II, the Soviet Union, and other nations. Allies
Situation in which neither side in a conflict is able to gain the advantage. Stalemate
Ruler with unlimited power. Autocrat
A German submarine. U-boat
Pledge by the German government in 1916 that its submarines would warm ships before attacking. Sussex pledge
Tactic in which senators take the floor, begin taking, and refuse to stop talking to permit a vote on a measure. Filibuster
1917 note by a German diplomat proposing an alliance with Mexico. Zimmerman note
Collapse of the czar’s government in Russia in 1917, leading ultimately to the Bolshevik takeover. Russian revolution
1917 law authorizing a draft of young men for military service. Selective Service Act

World War 2 crossword puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Who was the leader of Nazi Germany during WW2? Adolf Hitler
Who was the leader of Soviet Russia during WW2? Joseph Stalin
Who was the leader of Italy during WW2? Benito Mussolini
Who was the president of the United States during WW2? Franklin Roosevelt
Who was the leader of Japan during WW2? Hideki Tojo
An iconic American battleship sunk at pearl harbor? Arizona
The genecide againt jews during WW2? Holocaust
Who was the leader of the US 7th army? George Patton
What was refered to as the British air force during WW2? RAF
Who was the desert fox? Erwin Rommel
An attack on this country started WW2? Poland
who was an iconic spokeswomen with the iconic phrase "We can do it!"? Rosie the Riveter
A form of government where the leader has complete power? dictatorship
The US program to build the atomic bomb? Manhattan Project
Which form of government was the Allies (except Russia) trying to defend? Democracy
The abbreviation for women airforce service pilots Wasps
The allied invasion of Normandy June 6th 1944 D-day
The last major German offensive of WW2? Battle of the Bulge
The battle which four japanese aircraft carriers were sunk in the Pacific Ocean? Battle of Midway

Interwar Years Crossword

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Description

Ruler of Germany Adolf Hitler
Another word for the national socialist period Third Reich
The political principles of the National Socialist German Workers Party Nazism
What Adolf Hitler turned Germany into Fascism
The territory that a nation believes that is needed for development Lebensraum
A national policy of abstaining from political or economic relations with other countries Isolationism
What Germany had before Fascism Weimar Republic
Is to made to avoid enemy conflict Appeasement
Prime minister of Italy Benito Mussolini
Military alliances from 1940-1945 Axis Powers

WWII Key Terms Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The systematic extermination of millions of European Jews by the Nazis and the Axis Powers HOLOCAUST
United States, Soviet Union, Great Britain, France ALLIES
German Nazi Dictator HITLER
Campaigning, media, or advertisements used by both the US and Germany to support their side of the war PROPAGANDA
Hydrogen cyanide released in the form of small tablets, used by Nazis to kill Jewish prisoners ZYKLON-B
Germany, Italy, Japan AXIS POWERS
A city of southwest Honshu, Japan that was destroyed when an American plane dropped the first atomic bomb ever used in warfare HIROSHIMA
A form of government that is a type of one-party dictatorship FASCISM
A German term for "lightning war" BLITZKRIEG
A policy of giving into aggression to avoid war APPEASEMENT
A forced march of prisoners over long distances and under intolerable conditions DEATH MARCH
A city of western Kyushu, Japan that was devastated by the second atomic bomb used in WWII NAGASAKI
(June 6, 1644) The day when Allied forces invaded France D-DAY
(May 8, 1945) When Nazi Germany surrendered from war V-DAY
The weapons that were ordered to be dropped in Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor ATOMIC BOMB
The innocent people that were targeted and suffered because of Hitler JEWS
An inlet of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii that was a naval base for the United States PEARL HARBOR
A political group that ruled Germany under Adolf Hitler's leadership NAZI PARTY
Where the Jews were sent to provide forced labor or await mass execution CONCENTRATION CAMPS
Served as the 33rd president of the U.S. after the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the last months of WWI TRUMAN
The code name given to the Allied invasion that took place in June 1944 OPERATION OVERLORD
Areas designed and built by Nazi Germany to systematically kill millions of Jews DEATH CAMPS