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Examine excerpts from Hitler’s speech to the Reichstag in 1939 in which he set forth his vision of the world’s future.
Consider how conformity, obedience, and desire for belonging influenced the attitudes and values of youth in Nazi Germany.
Reflect on the challenges posed by making moral judgments about the actions of people in the past.
Consider the importance of African naming practices in South African poet Magoleng wa Selepe’s poem about the effects of colonialism on African identity.
Explore the provisions Hitler proposed at the National Socialist German Workers' Party’s first large party gathering 1920 (Spanish available).
Learn about the concessions that the Treaty of Versailles required from Germany after its defeat in World War I (Spanish available).
Learn how the Nuremberg defendants' argued that German leaders were following orders when committing atrocities during the Holocaust.
A St. Louis Post-Dispatch article summarizes what was known in the first 24 hours after Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, Mo.
Examine firsthand reports of the theft committed against Jews during the chaos and violence of Kristallnacht (Spanish available).
South African writer and poet Antjie Krog explores democracy and change through a narrative about a common sporting event that gives voice to both white and black South Africans.
Indigenous elder, residential school survivor, and author Theodore Fontaine describes his mother's take on the residential schools.
Learn about the refugee crisis that developed in the immediate aftermath of World War I.