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Italian Fascism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
By first defining the characteristics and ideology of fascism, this presentation makes it easy for viewers to contextualize the rise of Mussolini in post-WWI Italy. Not only thorough and informative, the pictures and concepts featured in...
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Fascism Rises in Europe: Ch 31

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Help your class understand how Hitler achieved power prior to World War II. A strong presentation outlines the post-World War I social and economic context that primed Eastern Europe for a totalitarian dictator. It presents the...
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The Rise of Fascism

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners explore the variety of events and the people who would shape Europe during the 1920's, describing how this culminated with the Second World War. They create a timeline of ten pre-war events or people with the corresponding date...
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Communism and Fascism- What are the Similarities and Differences

For Students 10th - 12th
In this world history worksheet, students complete a table comparing Communism to Fascism. They determine the similarities and differences, and how the two ideals got their beginnings. They compare the two influenced landowners,...
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Fascism and General Tojo

For Students 7th - 11th
In this Fascism and General Tojo study guide activity, students read a brief overview pertaining to topic and then respond to 4 reflection questions.
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Dr. Seuss and WWII

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What famous children's author and illustrator created World War II political cartoons featuring such subjects as fascism, the war effort, discrimination, and the dangers of isolationism? The who in this story is Dr. Seuss, and what...
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Fascism Rises in Europe

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Fascism worksheet, students will write about the causes and effects of seven events given. Also students identify four related terms.
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Benito Mussolini

For Students 7th - 11th
In this Benito Mussolini study guide worksheet, learners read a brief overview pertaining to the ruler and fascism and then respond to 5 reflection questions.
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Joseph Stalin

For Students 7th - 11th
In this Joseph Stalin study guide activity, students read a brief overview pertaining to the ruler and fascism and then respond to a reflection question.
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World War II in Color, Part 1/5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What were the Allied and Axis countries doing just before the start of World War II? Take a peek into American, British, Spanish and German life (among others) on the eve of the most destructive war in world history. This is part one in...
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A Sign of Their Times

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify the social climate that created the terms Degenerative Art and Fascist Aesthetic. They also identify how and why certain artists' artwork fell into these categories. Students recognize and discuss the Expressionist...
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From Socialist to Fascist - Benito Mussolini in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The rise of nationalism and fascism after World War I corresponds to the rise of Benito Mussolini. Learners analyze the life of one of Europe's strongest post-WWI leaders in the 17th lesson of a 32-part series on the Great War. Class...
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Holocaust and Resistance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a unit of lessons that examine the Holocaust from the point of view of those who actively resisted the Nazis. They analyze a timeline, participate in a class debate, explore various websites, and write a letter.
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(Ch 29) The Collapse of the Old Order: 1929-1949

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore the causes and effects off WWII. Starting with the Stalin Revolution, moving to the Great Depression, and ending with the effects of WWII, this PowerPoint is a must-use classroom accompaniment. While each slide includes a lot of...
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Writing Exercises: Between the Wars, #1

For Students 10th - 11th
There are many reasons why the Second World War began, factors that your class will consider as they respond to each of these excellent questions. They'll discuss the causes and effects of the Great Depression, describe the fascist rule...
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Europe in the 1920s

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Delicately poised after the dramatic end of WWI and the startling beginning of WWII, this presentation encompassing the positions and roles of Germany, Italy, England, France, and the League of Nations in the 1920's. The first half of...
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Why Is This Painting so Shocking?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Guernica stands as a masterpiece of anti-war art. The narrator of a short video examines the images in Picasso's massive, complex, and disturbing painting and offers an explanation of what the images may symbolize.
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What Fostered the Axis?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders present the major cultural, economic and political forces in Germany, Italy & Japan that allowed for the rise and dominance of totalitarian regimes in that country. They discuss how the above listed forces brought the...
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Nazism

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the acts of the Nazi party and discuss how people can commit atrocities against humanity. They discuss the aspects of the Aryan race that the Nazis identified with and how they led them to think they should purify...
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The African-American Struggle for Equality in the World War II Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers respect and appreciate the challenges people faced during World War II. They develop the different perspectives on race during WWII. Students develop that the nation's actions may not exemplify a nation's stated ideals....
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Rise of New Leaders and Ideas in Europe in the 1930s

For Students 8th - 12th
In this European history worksheet, students research Communism, Fascism, and Nazism in Europe during the 1930's. Students respond to the provided questions about the government systems.
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Anne Frank: Facing Hatred, Daring to Dream

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
The stories of Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges, and Ryan White illustrate the power of children to make a difference. The three lesson in this must-have resource are designed to inspire young people to make a difference in their world....
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From Socialist to Fascist - Benito Mussolini in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While Benito Mussolini made his mark as the Italian fascist dictator during World War II, his experiences during the Great War formed his beliefs. An informative video traces the complex narrative, covering Mussolini's early life, his...
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The Russian Revolution and Totalitarianism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the rise of totalitarian governments after World War I. Using the Russian Revolution, they examine the causes and effects of this revolution and the role of Lenin. They use Stalin's rise to power to connect the...

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