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Consider how nationalism and militarism in Europe in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries contributed to the outbreak of World War I.
Investigate some of the factors that contributed to the success and stability of the Weimar Republic in 1929.
Diary entries from a Jewish woman imprisoned in Bergen-Belsen shed light on how prisoners in camps and ghettos were deprived of dignity (Spanish available).
The Black president of Bolton, MS's Republican Club writes Governor Ames asking for protection.
Investigate the history of Muslim women wearing head coverings, and consider how the veil became a political symbol.
Read a call to Canada's government to recognize its treatment of Indigenous Peoples in colonial Canada as genocide.
Learn about the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 and consider the racist themes that were on display.
Get insight into how a commander at a Nazi death camp viewed his victims and coped with his actions (Spanish available).
Northerner Caroline Bartlett White celebrates the Union’s victory and the end of the Civil War.
Gain insight into a growing wariness of Hitler in the mid-1930s through a German police report and a letter from a US diplomat.
Read a telegram exchange between Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany and Tsar Nicholas of Russia in which the leaders attempt to prevent World War I.