- What was the Holocaust?
- Judaism and Jewish life
- What is antisemitism?
- How did the Nazis gain power?
- Life in Nazi-controlled Europe
- What were camps?
- What was the Final Solution?
- How did people respond?
- Survival and legacy
Adolf Hitler and the Nazis came to power in January 1933. Very quickly the Nazis used the antisemitism apparent within certain sections of the German population to systematically impose their antisemitic policies on the whole population of Germany.
In 1938 the Nazis began to invade neighbouring countries and developed their antisemitism across Europe.
Read the ‘Nazi racial ideas and antisemitism’ section of The Holocaust Explained to help you answer the above questions.