Holocaust: Concentration Camps & Auschwitz

CONCENTRATION CAMPS The first concentration camps were set up in 1933. In the early days of Hitler, concentration camps were places that held people in protective custody. Victims for protective custody included those who were both physically and mentally ill, gypsies, homosexuals, Jehovah Witnesses, Jews and anyone against the Nazi regime. “Gypsies were classified as…

Joseph P. Kennedy II: Biography & Democratic Representative

United States Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II is a Democratic representative from the State of Massachusetts. He represents the district formerly represented by Thomas “Tip” O’Neil, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States. His formal education includes a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts in 1976. He is married…

The Greek Orthodox Church: History & Overview

The Greek Orthodox Church is one of the three major branches of Christianity, which “stands in today’s society as one of the communities created by the apostles of Jesus in the region of the eastern Mediterranean, and which spread by missionary activity throughout Eastern Europe” (Meyendorff 5).The word orthodox comes from Greek, meaning right-believing. Currently…