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Learn about the ideas the first Europeans brought with them to Canada that determined their responses to the Indigenous Peoples they encountered.
Get insight on the ability and limits of propaganda to influence the beliefs, feelings, and actions of those exposed to it.
Learn about the key role that the partisans played in saving the lives of many Jews, Gentiles, and Greek citizens.
Learn about the establishment of the International Criminal Court and the challenges it faces in upholding justice around the world.
Learn about role the Soviet Union played in the Nazis’ plans for “space and race.”
Read an excerpt of a story published in the Japanese press about two Japanese soldiers' brutal actions in China.
Read the minutes of a Jewish Councils meeting held in the Vilna ghetto in 1942 and consider the unthinkable choices faced by its members.
Read diary entries from a girl who lived in the Łódź ghetto, and learn the history of Jewish ghettos in Poland.
Analyze the goals and responsibilities of the League of Nations written into the Treaty of Versailles after World War I.
Learn how the myth of the Elders of Zion contributed to scapegoating and antisemitism toward Jews in the Weimar Republic.
Read about the rescue efforts of a group of Westerners who created a safe place for Chinese refugees during the Nanjing atrocities.
Learn how Nazi officials used laws and bureaucracy to exclude Jews from public German life in the aftermath of Kristallnacht.