Explore the motives, pressures, and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism and the humanitarian refugee crisis it provoked during the 1930s and 1940s.
Designed for California 10th grade world history courses, this unit guides students through a study of the Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide that focuses on choices and human behavior.
A short film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron, 2081 depicts a dystopian future in which, thanks to the 212th Amendment to the Constitution and the unceasing vigilance of the United States Handicapper General.
Scholar Beth Van Schaack discusses General Matsui Iwane’s involvement in the Nanjing atrocities.
In this clip, The Honorable Albie Sachs addresses questions from San Francisco Bay Area Facing History student Abigail B. at the 2014 San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner.
The first of a 3-part series explores the early years of Chinese immigration to the U.S.
Students discuss their ancestral identities and what "Becoming American" means to them.