Our setting the block on fire achieved the result in the course of the night that those Jews whom we had not been able to find despite all our search operations left their hideouts under the roofs, in the cellars, and elsewhere, and appeared on the outside of the buildings, trying to escape the flames. Masses of them -- entire families -- were already aflame and jumped from the windows or endeavored to let themselves down by means of sheets tied together or the like. Steps had been taken so that these Jews as well as the remaining ones were liquidated at once.

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1. From what document was the above excerpt taken?.

Minutes of the Wannsee Conference
The Einsatzgruppen Report
The Nacht und Nebel Order
Mein Kampf
The Stroop Report on the Liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto


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2. Why was guerilla warfare more common in Eastern Europe than in the West?
Advanced communication systems facilitated cooperation among groups.
The extensive forests provided cover.
Resisters in the East all spoke a common language.
Stalin encouraged the underground movement and provided central headquarters.


Decide whether or not each of the following statements was an act of resistance to Nazi oppression.
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The forming of Jewish and Slavic partisan groups.

Smuggling food and clothing in ghettos
Raoul Wallenberg saving around 100, 000 Hungarian jews
The assassination in Czechoslovakia of Reinhard Heydrich
The Beer Hall Putsch
Clandestine religious ceremonies and schooling



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