Sophie Scholl

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  • Analysis Of Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

    After viewing the two links, “Sophie Scholl – The Final Days” Part 1 and 2, several similarities were found between them, and the article “Cognitive Dissonance” by Saul McLeod. The links consisted of two films about a woman named “Sophie.” The films were set in Nazi Germany during World War II. The main plot involved Sophie, and her brother, making political leaflets and distributing them throughout a university campus. Writing and distributing the leaflets were considered a crime, because they contained political messages that attempted to persuade its readers that Hitler was ruining Germany. The leaflets were anti-Nazi, and anti-Hitler. During this time period it was considered treason to write anything that conflicted with the views of Adolf…

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  • Karl Jaspers And The White Rose Movement: An Analysis

    with a difficult choice to risk their lives or not (Jasper, p.26, 2000). Some were bystanders, some truly believed in Hitler, while others rebelled. At the end of the day, none of that mattered. Those involved at the time of the holocaust, must take responsibility for their actions despite if their citizenship was in good standing or not. Sophie Scholl, her brother, and friends were anti- Hitler. They risked their lives to raise awareness about the lies being forced on the German population by…

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  • A Bag Of Marbles Analysis

    World War II hiding from Nazi soldiers in France. The movie Sophie Scholl – The Final Days, directed by Marc Rothemund, tells the story of the founding members of the White Rose resistance group, established during World War II, Sophie Scholl and her brother, Hans Scholl. They were student activists against the war and Nazi propaganda and wrote and distributed rebellious leaflets, but they were arrested, put into custody, underwent interrogations and trials, and were eventually, executed.…

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  • Sophie's Roles And Characters In Sophie Scholl, Die Letzten Tage

    In AS book, her willpower was greatly emphasized by the writer/sister but at the same time the book also confessed that Sophie was a thinker, meaning that Sophie did think of the consequences of the actions made by her brother and his friends, whereas Hans would think about Germany’s future and the necessity of giving the German people an opportunity to have an opinion about Nazism but even so, Sophie was convinced that they had done the right thing and the legacy of the white rose would…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Resistance Movement In Germany

    dance more. The Swing Kids were not an organised opposition group but they did however, challenge the Nazi culture. The Swing Kids could have been identified due to their difference in clothing. They all had British elements to their outfits, some boys growing their hair long and wearing trench coats. The girls often wore make up- which Nazi’s strongly detested-, short skirts and wore their hair down, instead of the typical German braids. The White Rose The White Rose were a group of students…

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  • Essay On Podiatry

    with many different things, and not all of them may be as appealing as a sprained ankle. With many different parts of the foot, many things can go wrong. Although just like any other doctor, they must go through many years of schooling before they may call themselves podiatrists. Podiatry is a one of the most important branches of medicine, and it would be very inconvenient if podiatrists were not at our disposal. Podiatry is an intensive career that requires many years of schooling. The…

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  • People Respond To Conflicts

    Ever since the evolution of humans, conflicts have been arising, things from making a new America, slavery, and many wars. Each conflict that we have overcome has affected someone. Some questions that help us understand better of this conflict is what are some ways that people respond to conflict, does responding a different way change the outcome, and does the way you respond change the way people think of you? To start things off, how do people respond to conflict? There are many ways people…

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  • Sophie Scholl's The Hand That Moved The Cradle

    Introduction: Born in May of 1921, Sophie Scholl was a German Lutheran student and teacher, as well as one of the most well-known anti-Nazi political activists. Sophie and her brother Hans Scholl were both members of the White Rose, one of the most respected freedom groups of all time. Narration: In the spring of 1940, Sophie graduated from secondary school — but just barely. She often did not go to her classes because it was, as she said, “all Nazi indoctrination.” After finally graduating and…

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  • Life During The Holocaust: The White Rose Movement

    A Million Falling Blossoms Between five and six million Jews - out of a Jewish population of nine million living in Europe - were killed during the Holocaust. There were 505,000 jewish people out of a total population of 67 million Germans, or somewhat less than 0.75 percent in 1933. That is approximately 66,495,000 bystanders. The White Rose movement took a stand against Nazism and begs the question “what if”? “We will not be silent… we are your bad conscience. The white rose will not leave…

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  • Susan Bartoletti's The Boy Who Dared

    When I first heard this year’s theme, “Standing Up in History,” the first thing that came to mind was the Holocaust and WWll. Remembering a book I had read a few years back titled “The Boy Who Dared” by Susan Bartoletti about Helmuth Hübene, the youngest person to be sentenced to death by the Nazi Regime, I immediately began to research other people and groups who stood up against Hitler. Soon after that, I stumbled across Sophie Scholl, a young woman in a non-violent resistance group, and began…

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