Kristallnacht

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When did the Kristallnacht happen?
November 1938
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What started it?
A Polish Jew shot a German official in an embassy in Paris.
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How did Geobbels use this to the Nazis advantage?
Geobbels used this as an excuse to organise anti-Jewish demonstrations
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What were attacked?
There were attacks on Jewish shops, homes and synagogues
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What is another name for the night and why is it this name?
The night of the broken glass because so many windows were smashed during the demonstrations.
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How many Jews were killed and how many were sent to concentration camps?
100 Jews were killed and 20,000 were sent to concentration camps
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What happened after the Kristallnacht?
The Jews were blamed and fined 1 billion reichmarks as compensation
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What happened to Jewish children?
Jewish children were not allowed to go to Aryan schools
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What was another consequence?
Jews were not allowed to own businesses or shops. They also could not employ people
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