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.
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.
Scholar Donna-Lee Frieze chronicles the life and work of Raphael Lemkin.
Dr. Hong Zheng reflects on his earliest memory as a five year old during the Second Sino-Japanese War when Japanese airplanes dropped bombs around his village, forcing his family to seek shelter in an air raid shelter.
Elaine Pagels, Professor of Religion at Princeton University, explains that many interpretations of evil throughout history are inspired by the Book of Revelation.