A concentration camp is described as a place where people are detained or confined without trial. Nazi Germany is accused of establishing the first concentration camps during the Holocaust but this isn’t strictly speaking true; another nation set a precedent. Do your research and find out how the first concentration camps were established.
Familiarize yourself with the issue:
· “Concentration camps in the second Boer War” http://prezi.com/kgonylutlfrj/concentration-camps-in-the-second-boer-war/
· “Boer War concentration camps” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwA7JEK5eJc
· “South African war: concentration camps” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TkjVrzoI-s
Reading material to annotate:
· “The concentration camp” http://www.historywiz.com/didyouknow/concentrationcamp.htm