Scholars describe the persistence of antisemitism in Europe from the Enlightenment through World War I and explain how new social, political, and pseudo-scientific justifications were created to perpetuate old prejudices.
Facing History teaches students to think for themselves and widen their perspectives. This short video tells the story of what we do, how we do it, and the many ways that you can take part.
Facing History teaches students to think for themselves and widen their perspectives. This video tells the story of what we do, how we do it, and the many ways that you can take part.
Jonathan Petropoulos discusses the importance of the German 1937 Degenerate Art exhibit.
This program recalls how massive immigration, child labor laws, and the explosive growth of cities fueled school attendance and transformed public education.
Each year, Facing History and Ourselves holds an essay contest built around a great question—the kind of question that makes a bridge between knowledge and wisdom. The contest is a chance for students to practice skills, create a polished and thoughtful product, and maybe even win a scholarship or prize.