U.S. History/Holocaust

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If you were going into hiding for The Holocaust, what problems would you face?

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Hi Amy.

Some issues one would face would be trouble finding someone who would take them in, many gentiles (what they called non-Jews) were often very scared to take in Jews for fear of what would happen to them if it was discovered they were hiding someone. Another issue people faced when going into hiding was exactly that--being found out. It would result in going to a concentration camp, an almost certain death. If someone found out a Jew was in hiding, you could almost be 100% sure they would tell, not necessarily because they harbored ill feelings for Jews (though this often was the case) but they were scared that if they didn't tell someone, they too would get in trouble.

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I can answer any U.S history question, but specialize in Civil War, WWII, anything 20th century, and presidents. I can handle all aspects of American history though, my knowledge is not limited to my specialties.

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History buff, I`ve written various research papers on the topic of American history, and I`ve been a history buff since I was 13, so a while now! I`ve spent lots of time researching various historical events and people, more specifically, about the Civil War, WWII, and Presidents Lincoln, Carter, and Reagan. Given talks about history, written papers, sort of a jack-of-all-trades in history.

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