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138 resources with the concept adolf hitler

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Adolf Hitler in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Most learners are already familiar with the horror wreaked by Adolf Hitler during World War II, but few may understand the impact the Great War had on him. Hitler felt his time at the front for Germany during the Great War were some of...
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The Lion of Africa - Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While African colonial holdings were supposed to be neutral during the Great War, German military leader Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck used them as a pawn in World War I. Initially seen as a German hero, historians are reconsidering von...
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The Hero Of Tannenberg - Paul von Hindenburg

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
He's often remembered as the man who died and left Hitler in power, but Paul von Hindenburg's military career before becoming president of Germany sheds light on his meteoric rise. Part of the Who did What in WW1? series, the engaging...
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Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The Olympics are about more than sports—at times, the games are also a place of racism and prejudice! Pupils investigate the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany. They analyze the meaning behind the materials included in the United States...
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The Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever listened to a song that had a deeper political meaning to it? Every examined a work of art with layers of meaning? Pupils analyze the drawings of Arthur Szyk. They research the deeper meaning of several artistic cartoons...
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Laws and the National Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When it comes to the law, is justice always served? Teach scholars about how law sometimes enables prejudice of entire groups of people with a unit on World War II that includes a warm-up activity, analysis of primary sources,...
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The Weimar Republic: Historical Context and Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that way before Hitler became a dictator, he actually spent nine months in a German jail? Provide the background for the escalating point before the Nazi party took over in World War II through the exercises in the resource....
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Us and Them: Confronting Labels and Lies

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Stereotyping and discrimination based on religion catalyze many atrocities in the world. Explain the awful treatment of Jews and the lies Nazis spread by using an informative yet sensitive resource. Learners participate in a warm-up and...
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An Introduction to Daniel Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
During The Holocaust, were Germans just following orders or did they truly believe they should eradicate the Jewish people? Part of a larger playlist covering ideas from all over the world, a video summary of Daniel Goldhagen's Hitler's...
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How Did Hitler Rise to Power?

For Students 7th - 12th
The Nazi party became overwhelmingly popular among the lower middle class, and somehow, Adolf Hitler rose to power in the early 1930s. Watch a illustrative video to find out more about Hitler's rise to power.
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Genetics and the Master Race

For Teachers 7th Standards
How did the beginnings of genetic research influence the Nazi party? A thorough, engaging unit incorporates the work of Gregor Mendel, the study of inherited traits, and the use of racism and discrimination during the Holocaust.
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Introduction to the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th Standards
Young historians gain a well-rounded insight into the tragedy of the Holocaust by exploring pre-war Jewish life, reading and discussing survivor testimonies, and illustrating their understanding by using their own words and those of a...
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Adolf Hitler- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
From his rise with the Nazi party and military assaults in World War II to the pervasive anti-Semitism that founded his political missions, this brief video will offer young historians a glimpse into the life and ambitions of Adolf Hitler.
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World War Two Causes

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
If you're searching for a range of activities and worksheets on the subject of the onset of World War II, then this is the booklet for you. Featured topics include the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Hitler's rise to power, the...
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The Home Front: How Did People Prepare for the War at Home?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Wars have a profound effect not only on a country's soldiers, but also on the everyday lives of its citizens. Invite young historians to discover how Britain prepared for the second World War by analyzing a series of government posters...
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World War Two : Europe and North Africa 1939 - 1945 Map

For Teachers 9th - 12th
With over 12 million people slaughtered, both military and civilian, World War II is our most destructive war to date. This shows the occupation of both the Allied and Axis troops throughout Europe and even into Northern Africa. While...
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WWII - Hitler Invades France

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After securing Poland and Czechoslovakia, Adolf Hitler orders his troops into France. It is within days that Paris is occupied and France is divided. Hitler is on an all-time high here, after so many smooth acquisitions.
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WWII - Japan Invades China

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In 1937, Japan invaded China, wreaking havoc by raping thousands of Chinese women and burying innocent civilians alive. Watch disturbing footage of Japan's destructive army, and learn about the mutually beneficial relationship Hitler and...
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How Did WWII Start?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
How did the second world war begin? A presentation first looks at the political climate that led to WWI and the effects of that war. Then, it describes the reason Hitler was able to take hold of Germany after WWI and prior to WWII. The...
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Researching Famous Characters of WWII

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In collaborative groups, learners will research one of the three famous characters outlined in this presentation. The resource introduces Adolf Hitler, The Royal Family, and Winston Churchill, then asks each group to research and prepare...
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Writing Exercises: World War II, #3

For Students 9th - 11th
The class responds to three writing prompts focused on WWII. They describe the role Adolf Hitler played in the war, compare and contrast German and British views of the war, and explain the geographical scope of the war at its height.
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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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A Chronology of the Holocaust

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A straightforward chronology of the Holocaust lists events from 1930 to 1945. Connects to a page with links to extensive resources and information about the Holocaust. Use as a resource for student inquiry into the Holocaust. 
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Children and World War II

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Intended for a younger audience, this presentation provides a very simplistic overview of the people and events key to World War II. They will be introduces to Hitler, Chamberlain, and Churchill, hear an audio piece, and see images from...