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Consider why countries including the United States refused to accept Jewish refugees aboard the St. Louis who sought escape from Nazi-occupied Europe.
Learn about the meeting of German officials in 1942 to coordinate the "Final Solution," Nazi Germany's plan to annihilate the Jews of Europe.
Examine how Nazi Germany's army targeted both the Polish army and the people of Poland as it waged war.
Build your understanding of the Nazis’ devastating treatment of the Jews in Poland during the German occupation.
Learn about the largest act of resistance by Jews against the Nazis, mounted by prisoners of the Warsaw ghetto.
Explore the efforts to build a democracy in Germany in the 1920s, and examine the misunderstandings, myths, and fears that often undercut those efforts.
Learn about partisan tactics with this retelling of an all-female unit's torching of a perpetrator's home.
Read a report from the disciplinary hearing of a German college student who chose to help his Jewish neighbors after Kristallnacht (Spanish available).
How does history impact the way we see ourselves and others? American author and civil rights activist James Baldwin often wrote about the way that the past impacted the present.
Learn how migration from Central American countries has changed in important ways in recent years.
Learn about the concept of transitional justice and reflect on ways that Germany as a nation has faced its past and accepted responsibility for the Holocaust.
Learn about South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission and consider how it enabled the country to face a history of violence, hatred, and discrimination.