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Jews in Paris are forced to sew a yellow star on their coats

On May 29, 1942, on the advice of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Hitler orders all Jews in occupied Paris to wear an identifying yellow star on the left side of their coats.Joseph Goebbels had made the persecution, and ultimately the extermination, of Jews a personal priority from the earliest days of the war, often recording in his diary such statements as: “They are no longer people but beasts,” and “ T he Jews… are now being evacuated eastward.
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Treaty of the Hague - History

The treaty of Hague was signed between Spain and the Quadruple Alliance made up of Britain, France,Holland and Austria. Spain’s Charles gave up his claim to the Italian throne, in return for a promise that his son will become the ruler of Parma, Piacenza and Tuscany. The Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI gave up his claim to Spain.
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Prime Ministers 1945 to 2002

Clement Atlee 1945 to 1951 Labour Winston Churchill 1951 to 1955 Conservatives Anthony Eden 1955 to 1957 Conservatives Harold Macmillan 1957 to 1963 Conservatives Alec Douglas-Hume 1963 to 1964 Conservatives Harold Wilson 1964 to 1970 Labour Edward Heath 1970 to 1974 Conservatives Harold Wilson 1974 to 1976 Labour James Callaghan 1976 to 1979 Labour Margaret Thatcher 1979 to 1990 Conservatives John Major 1990 to 1997 Conservatives Tony Blair 1997 to 2002 Labour Related Posts Prime Ministers 1945 to 2002 Clement Atlee 1945 to 1951 Labour Winston Churchill 1951 to 1955 Conservatives Anthony Eden 1955 to 1957 Conservatives Harold Macmillan 1957 to 1963 Conservatives Alec…
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The White Rose Anti-Nazi Group

Primary sources with questions and answers on The White Rose Anti-Nazi Group. Classroom lessons activities with primary sources and student questions and answers. Key Stage 3. GCSE Modern World History - Nazi Germany. A-level - Life in Nazi Germany, 1933–1945
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Pressure Groups and the Judiciary

In America, the judiciary, along with pressure groups, is part of the political process and judges make decisions that can concern all Americans especially when assessing the constitutionality of a prospective government act. The ethics of the judicial system makes pressure group activity within it very difficult.
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