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Students experience the challenges to reporting objectively by writing a news piece and watching a video about how journalists counteract bias in the newsroom.
Students study the ways eastern European Jews struggled with the notion of identity in the late nineteenth century, and draw connections to their own experiences with identity.
Students consider how South Africa's particular history and culture influence the ways its citizens understand and practice democracy.
Students learn about the vibrant culture and diversity of Jewish life in Europe before the war and antisemitism's role in diminishing this richness.
Students grapple with the meaning of justice and the purpose of trials as they learn how the Allies responded to the atrocities of Nazi Germany.
Students analyze benchmarks developed by political scientists to measure the health of democracy in the United States.
Students learn about the violent pogroms of Kristallnacht by watching a short documentary and then reflecting on eyewitness testimonies.
Students are introduced to the Nazis’ idea of a “national community” and examine how the Nazis used the Nuremberg Laws to define who belonged.
Students explore the connection between literature, imagination, and democracy by engaging with the work of acclaimed author Azar Nafisi.
Students look at evidence of the changing demographics of the United States and analyze what it suggests about the complexity of the country’s national identity.
Students contemplate the role of music in social movements by learning about The Staple Singers and analyzing the messages in one of their songs.
Students broaden their understanding of resistance by exploring examples of music as spiritual and physical defiance to Nazi oppression.