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Online Exhibition — United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Online Exhibition — United States Holocaust Memorial Museum | US History | Scoop.it
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This is when they were liberated, the best part of the holocaust. Most did not make it here though.

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Tattoos and Numbers: The System of Identifying Prisoners at Auschwitz

Tattoos and Numbers: The System of Identifying Prisoners at Auschwitz | US History | Scoop.it
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This is how they were identified. They had no name or real identity.

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Auschwitz Transport and Arrival - Key Stage 3 - The Holocaust Explained

Auschwitz Transport and Arrival - Key Stage 3 - The Holocaust Explained | US History | Scoop.it
The first trains carrying Jews arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau in March 1942. Often several trains arrived daily carrying Jews from almost every country in Europe.
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What it was like when they arrived

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Living Conditions, Labor & Executions at Auschwitz-Birkenau | Jewish Virtual Library

Living Conditions, Labor & Executions at Auschwitz-Birkenau | Jewish Virtual Library | US History | Scoop.it
Cyber encyclopedia of Jewish history and culture that covers everything from anti-Semitism to Zionism. It includes a glossary, bibliography of web sites and books, biographies, articles, original documents and much more!
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What they would do while they were alive. They were forced to do hard labor.

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Nazi Medical Experiments

Nazi Medical Experiments | US History | Scoop.it
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This is one of the major things that happened.. They used humans to do medical experiments on and it was absolutely disgusting.

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Poppen Report's curator insight, July 5, 2015 2:39 PM

VIA VACCINES LIKE IT OR NOT.NOBODY OUTSIDE USA DENIES THE REALITY!!

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Women, Settlements and Poverty - Social Welfare History Project

Women, Settlements and Poverty - Social Welfare History Project | US History | Scoop.it
This article uses primary source documents from the mid 1800s to the early 1900s to discuss women’s roles in the reconceptualization of poverty in America. It studies the belief drawn from colonial religion that poverty was a result of personal immorality and traces the changing public perception through the turn of the 20th century. The view of poverty that evolved, a conceptualization based in the social research of women settlement house leaders, was one that also considered environmental contributors to individual poverty, thus redefining poverty as a multi-dimensional social problem.
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THis was very good because it helped out the people who needed help.

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U.S. Congress passes Selective Service Act — History.com This Day in History — 5/18/1917

U.S. Congress passes Selective Service Act — History.com This Day in History — 5/18/1917 | US History | Scoop.it
Some six weeks after the United States formally entered the First World War, the U.S Congress passes the Selective Service Act on May 18, 1917, giving the U.
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Sad that it had to come to this. We lost a generation of young men.

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Watch now: American Experience | The Panama Canal | PBS Video

The Panama Canal connects the world\
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We connected the two oceans and helped Panama get their freedom!!

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How Tammany Hall Essentially Ran New York City

How Tammany Hall Essentially Ran New York City | US History | Scoop.it
Tammany Hall was political machine that ran New York City through a system of political patronage, and it was the epitome of corrupt politics in the 1800s.
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This is both a shame and proud part of US history. Good and bad things came from the political machines.

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Ellis Island - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Ellis Island - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com | US History | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Ellis Island, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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We did not treat the immigrants very well at all.

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Meals in the Concentration Camps - Key Stage 3 - The Holocaust Explained

Meals in the Concentration Camps - Key Stage 3 - The Holocaust Explained | US History | Scoop.it
Meal times were the most important event of each day. After morning roll call the prisoners would be given their morning ‘meal’ – imitation coffee or herbal ‘tea’. For lunch prisoners would be given a litre of watery soup. If they were lucky, they might find a piece of turnip or potato peel.
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This is what they eat and how they were fed. Very bad conditions.

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Living Conditions, Labor & Executions at Auschwitz-Birkenau | Jewish Virtual Library

Living Conditions, Labor & Executions at Auschwitz-Birkenau | Jewish Virtual Library | US History | Scoop.it
Cyber encyclopedia of Jewish history and culture that covers everything from anti-Semitism to Zionism. It includes a glossary, bibliography of web sites and books, biographies, articles, original documents and much more!
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This is what it was like to sleep and live here. It was awful and scary.

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Children of the Holocaust

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Children in the Holocaust and Oscar Schindler
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This is what all the children had to go through while in the Holocaust.

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Auschwitz Concentration Camp The Gas Chambers http://www.HolocaustResearchProject.org

Auschwitz Concentration Camp The Gas Chambers http://www.HolocaustResearchProject.org | US History | Scoop.it
Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team
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The major way of how they would kill the people. They thought they were getting a shower but it was a shower of death

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League of Nations

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Background.
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Although we didn't join this League of Nations it was a good idea and did help the other countries so that is good.

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Spanish American War - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Spanish American War - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com | US History | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Spanish American War, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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All though we were trying to help, we probably should have minded our own business and we would have better relationships with some of the countries where we don't now.

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The Fight for Women’s Suffrage - Women’s History - HISTORY.com

The Fight for Women’s Suffrage - Women’s History - HISTORY.com | US History | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of The Fight for Women’s Suffrage, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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The fight for Women's suffrage was a long one but we got it done.

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Child Labor - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Child Labor - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com | US History | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Child Labor, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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A shameful time.

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Our Documents - Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)

Our Documents - Chinese Exclusion Act (1882) | US History | Scoop.it
OurDocuments.gov. Featuring 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions, and educational resources.
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This was a shameful part of our history, we did not treat the chinese very well.

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Indian Country Diaries . History . Indian Boarding Schools | PBS

Indian Country Diaries . History . Indian Boarding Schools | PBS | US History | Scoop.it
Indians today face new challenges to their identity, sovereignty, pocketbooks, health and preservation of culture and families. This site includes lesson plans, discussion starters, history and resources.
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The Assimilation of Indians was a point in time I do not think we should be proud of.

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