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Oscar Schindler


   a)    From your group research select one person who is/has been responsible for human rights improvements or abuses.

   b)    Define (at least 4) key words and phrases relevant to this investigation.
Word or Phrase:
a form of socialism featuring racism and expansionism
a system of government marked by centralisation of authority under a dictator, stringent socio-economic controls, suppression of the opposition through terror and censorship, and typically a policy of belligerent nationalism and racism.
Slave labour
a mode of production in which slaves constitute the principal work force
Human rights
the basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled, often held to include the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law
an adherent of Judaism as a religion or culture
the monotheistic religion of the Jews, tracing its origins to Abraham and having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Hebrew Scriptures and the Talmud
hostility toward or prejudice against Jews or Judaism

    c)    Write (at least 4) questions which you will use as a focus for your inquiry.
  • Who was Schindler?
  • What background did Schindler come from?
  • What previous events had occurred in order for Schindler to do what he did?
  • What did Schindler do to improve human rights?
  • What beliefs did Schindler have to make him do what he did?
    d)    Identify possible sources of information.
        The Internet, the book Schindler’s List, the movie of the same name, encyclopædiæ, interview, other books, documentaries.

    e)    Consider any ethical procedures involved in your investigation.
        Do not use derogatory terms in reference to Jews or any other culture, do not swear or blaspheme, do not harm anybody or any thing during this research and respect sources’ requests in regards to anonymity and references.

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