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Former Nazi youth member Alfons Heck reflects on coming to terms with Germany’s role and his own part in the Holocaust.
Consider why some Europeans changed their anti-war stance when World War I officially began, and why others like conscientious objectors continued to oppose the war.
This documentary details the lives of Patti Quigley and Susan Retik, two Boston women who were both pregnant when they lost their husbands in the 9/11 attacks.
Learn about some of the challenges delegates faced in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Read James Luther Adams’ account of a Nazi rally in 1927 and consider what it meant to be anti-Nazi at that time.
Introduce students to the four brothers whose partisan unit saved Jewish lives from the forests of Belarus.
What is a moral person to do in times of savage immorality? This question tormented Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction, who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a young German theologian who offered one of the first clear voices of resistance to Adolf Hitler, openly challenging his church to stand with the Jews.
A filmmaker’s complex relationship with his Filipino heritage is explored through the story of tribal natives brought to the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair to be “living exhibits.”
Assistant Secretary of State Breckinridge Long lays out the purpose of his strict anti-immigration policy in this 1940 memorandum.
Learn how people in the late eighteenth-century used race science, social Darwinism, and eugenics to justify their ideas about membership.