Using material from the classroom, library, or Internet, find
information about anti-Semitism. Choose one of the following events
(or find another) and see how anti-Semitism affected Jews during
First recorded Blood Libel (in 1144)
Black Death (from 1348-1350)
The Spanish Inquisition (in 1478)
Massacre in Tunisia (in 1535)
First International Anti-Jewish Congress (in 1882)
The Dreyfus case (in 1894)
Publication of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion (in
Pogroms in Hungary (in 1919), see also Red Terror, Whites
Henry Fordís articles in the Dearborn Independent (in 1920)
Nuremberg Laws (introduced in 1935)
Write a report about the event, what led up to it, how it started,
what happened, how Jews were affected.
What is the purpose of a scapegoat?
Who are popular scapegoats in America today? Are Americans
scapegoats in other countries?