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    Warsaw Ghetto Although fiction, Jerry Spinelli's Milkweed expertly depicts the horrors that occurred inside and explains the sad truth of the Warsaw ghetto, “Orphans by the thousands roamed the streets in their rags and boils, slumped in doorways, begging for food, clothing, anything. There was nothing to give them. So they starved and froze and died in the snow, their arms frozen outward, still begging. The children who lived were all scraps and eyes. This was the ghetto: where children grew down instead of up,” (Spinelli, 153). Warsaw is a city located in Poland. During and around the 1930’s, Warsaw had the largest population of Jewish citizens. Then, one day, when the Germans invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, heavy artillery and air…

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    The defining symbol of Jewish resistance to Nazi oppression during the Second World War occurred in the Warsaw Ghetto between April 19 and May 16, 1943. After the first major removal of Jews from the Ghetto (22 July-3 October 1942), the inhabitants knew that there existed no other option but resistance. The uprising was not necessarily a fight for survival, but rather a fight to die with honor and dignity. The inhabitants of the Ghetto knew that the Nazis intended to round them up and ship…

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    Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ALIBASET When we wake up in the morning with the alarm of our phone and read the newspaper or watch the news, we are confronted with the same terrible news everyday: crime, poverty, rape, war, death and disasters. I myself cannot remember a single day without a news report of something bad happening somewhere in the world. Imagine all these issues and times it by 10,000, all of this, was going to be confronted by the Jewish people of Europe, when the Nazi party took power…

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    vantage point, as this man was not a high ranking Nazi official or a fleeing fugitive, but instead the appointed Judenrat Chairman of the Lodz Ghetto. This position of power directly under Hans Biebow’s Nazi ghetto administration defined his role during World War Two and is the reason his life story has much to offer when it comes to the relationship between Nazis and the Jewish ghettos. Chaim Rumkowski’s controversial legacy owes its renown to his dictatorial style and pragmatic leadership over…

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    “Warsaw ghetto fighters fired upon German troops as they tried to round up another group of ghetto inhabitants for deportation. Fighters used a small supply of weapons that had been smuggled into the ghetto” (USHMM). People needed to protect and fight in order to live. Thanks to group efforts, guns were smuggled into the ghetto and gave some people a fighting chance. In an event called the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, about three-hundred-thousand Jews were deported and killed. “Look. Look. People are…

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    because most jobs are found through mutual friends and social networks, not advertisements. There is a clear disadvantage for lose constrained to a certain area since there will be limited employment opportunities. The concentration and clustering of communities contributes to political isolation as well. Racist disenfranchisement was common because the majority of political leaders were white and only focused on attaining white votes, therefore only concentrating on the needs of white…

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    In the short story of “The Lesson” (1972) written by, Toni Cade Bambara a writer, teacher, editor, social activist, community organizer, and "product of the nineteen-sixties spirit" was born in 1939 and died of colon cancer in 1995” (Casmier). Bambara herself would have learned growing up during the 1940s and 1950s in New York City 's Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant communities. (Heller)Sylvia gives a sassy narration from a twelve year old on a learning experience that Miss Moore took a few kids…

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    to make in life despite being from the ghetto. The themes of race, violence, love, and future prospects are prevalent throughout the film, and Singleton explores the issues raised by each of them. This paper analyzes the social problems raised by the themes of race, crime and violence, future prospects, as well as love and relationships. John Singleton sheds light on the some of the major social problems…

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    “The ghetto was ruled by neither German nor Jew; it was ruled by delusion. (Wiesel 11).” In our society there cannot be a loss of innocence without gain of knowledge. No thinks that bad things will happen to them until they do. At the beginning of the work, his faith in God is so strong that when asked why he prays to God, he answers, “Why did I pray? Why did I live? Why did I breathe?” But during the Holocaust, Elie struggles to hold on to his faith. In the beginning of the book it is learned…

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    recoil injustice but what she talks about the most is economical injustice. In the story Bambara try’s to make a connection between poverty and education and how that relates to her own life. Bambara shows how poverty and education are connected together by taking us two main characters to show us what going on Sylvia and miss more are a student and a teacher. Sylvia is a poor student who lives in the ghetto Harlem with her family. Miss Moore is a well-educated black woman who sees that the…

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