Nuremberg Laws 1935

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Nuremberg Laws 1935

Over the reading 120-121 in Todd and this article:http://www. Ushmm. Org/outreach/en/article. Php? ModuleId=10007695


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Nuremberg Laws are named such because of the man who popularized them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Nuremberg Laws defined Judaism as a race instead of a religion, causing much fear amonst Germans who had not practiced Judaism in years, but had family members who had practiced.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Why were some signs reading "Jews unwelcome" taken down for a time in 1936?
    • A. 

      Because there was a public outcry against these signs

    • B. 

      Because of the Olympic Games, and Germans did not want to risk international criticism

    • C. 

      Because of the Olympic Games and Germans did not want ugly signs around Berlin

  • 4. 
    What famous black American athlete competed and broke world records in the '36 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Jesse Owens

    • B. 

      Muhammed Ali

    • C. 

      Jackie Robinson

  • 5. 
    In order to identify a new 'race' as Jewish, identity cards were changed so that names would become more obviously Jewish. They did this by adding 'Israel' to males' and 'Sara' to females' cards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    After 1935, Jews were not allowed to marry an "Aryan" or anyone else not Jewish. This law was called "Racial Infamy." The definition of a Jew had little to do with religion, and so even catholic priests or protestant ministers who may have had a Jewish family member were considered Jewish.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What was the "Law for the Protection of the Hereditary Health of the German People"?
    • A. 

      All prospective marriage partners to pay the public health authorities a monetary fee.

    • B. 

      All marriage partners to obtain a religious certificate of fitness to marry.

    • C. 

      Required all prospective marriage partners to obtain from the public health authorities a certificate of fitness to marry.

  • 8. 
    Anyone who was suspect of having "racially suspect" offspring was banned from having children. This extended to Roma and Black people as well. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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