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Teaching Adolf Eichmann Biography: The Architect of the Holocaust [video]

Adolf Eichmann Biography: The Architect of the Holocaust [video]

Adolf Eichmann was a Nazi who organized the Holocaust. He made plans to put Jews into ghettos, transport them in death trains, and execute them in death camps. He was later executed for his crimes. However, Jewish scholar Hanah Arendt described Adolf Eichmann as "terribly and terrifyingly normal."

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why is Eichmann described as both "terrifying" and "normal"?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas, RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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