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Students consider how identity, and in particular how age and gender, shaped a partisan's actions.
Students view the film, analyze a primary source from the Oyneg Shabes archive, and consider why it matters who tells the stories of the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Students are introduced to the history of Western imperialism in East Asia and its influence on the identities and ambitions of Japan and China.
Students learn about the experiences of people in Nazi Germany through a variety of firsthand accounts and identify the range of choices that they faced.
Read about eighteenth-century Imperialism, the Congress of Berlin, and W. E. B. Du Bois’ analysis of the profound consequences of Europe's colonization of Africa.
Read a German woman's account of her decision to murder several Jews under Nazi orders while living in occupied Poland.
British Prime Minister David Lloyd George describes his admiration for Hitler's leadership in a 1936 newspaper article.
Gilbert Oskaboose's tells the story of a child caught between the traditional ways of his people and the non-indigenous culture at a residential school.
Learn about the Nazis’ medical killing program that was responsible for the murder of mentally and physically disabled people during World War II.
A New York Times article addresses the role that social media played in rapidly bringing the events in Ferguson to national attention.
Consider how nationalism and militarism in Europe in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries contributed to the outbreak of World War I.
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).