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At the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904, 2,000 indigenous peoples from around the world were brought to live in “authentic” villages as part of the main exhibition.
Explore some of the organizations that sprang up in Poland in the 1920s and 1930s that gave their young members a sense of purpose and belonging.
This list of tips for “the occupied” distributed by a French citizen during World War II provides a window into what it was like to live in a Nazi-occupied country.
Knowing one’s heritage instills empowerment. However, not all Americans can answer the question “Where do I come from?” due to their history being lost or stolen.
This series considers contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of America. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another.
Since the riots of Stonewall in 1969, The LBQT community has worked hard, fought, and experienced tragic defeats and exciting victories.
Learn about how Alexis de Tocqueville, author of Democracy in America (1835), viewed democracy, freedom, and religion.
In this memoir, MacDonald details his story of growing up in Southie, Boston's Irish Catholic enclave, and examines the ways the media and law enforcement agencies exploit marginalized working-class communities.
The essence of the Holocaust is depicted in one single incident: the gassing of unsuspecting innocent school children, using an ambulance to lead them to their death.
Learn about Americans' attitudes of fear and distrust toward Jewish refugees from Europe.
Use this guide to the documentary film America and the Holocaust to help students think critically about the ways Americans reacted to the plight of the Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe.
This episode of The American Experience considers the role of the United States in the Holocaust and the restrictive immigration policies of the time.