Flying against the Wind: The Story of a Young Woman Who Defied the Nazis Essay & Project Ideas

Ina R. Friedman
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1. Research Berlin's disreputable Alexanderplatz Prison. What makes it notorious?

How does it shape Alexanderplatz?

Describe the history of Alexanderplatz.

2. Research how to create a biography.

What characteristics would you look for in a person? How would you gather information? How would you create a timeline?

3. Research Adolf Hitler. Describe his family life, religion, and political career.

What experiences shaped him into the man he became? How did he rise in power and eventually fall?

4. It takes a network of people to allow a government to thrive, even the reign of Hitler. What attitudes in Germany supported Hitler's hate and racial inequity?

5. Research the Red Orchestra, the Russian Spy Ring. Describe its mission, purpose, and key leaders. Did it succeed?

6. Describe the United States' role in Hitler's time. What was the U.S. foreign policy?

7. The Bontjes Van Beeks celebrated creativity...

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