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Read the speech Susan B. Anthony delivered after being arrested for voting in a presidential election before women had gained the right to vote.
Consider quotes from South Africans about the nature of democracy and what makes it work.
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.
Read a letter exchange between Adolf Hitler and President Paul von Hindenburg regarding a law that suspended Jews from positions of civil service in Nazi Germany. (Spanish available)
Learn about the Nazis’ job creation program during their first year in power, which pursued both reemployment and military rearmament.
British Prime Minister David Lloyd George describes his admiration for Hitler's leadership in a 1936 newspaper article.
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)
Investigate the history of Muslim women wearing head coverings, and consider how the veil became a political symbol.