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On This Day: The Nuremberg Trials

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Were the Nuremberg Trials vengeance or justice? After World War II, the trials of Nazi officials were supposed to bring justice for genocidal atrocities. However, scholars debate whether it was just an act of retribution by the victors....
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Lessons from the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In an ultimate lesson about listening to opposing points of view, your young historians read testimony from the Nuremberg Trials by Nazi SS officers regarding their actions during the Holocaust and a brief speech by Himmler to SS...
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Nuremberg Verdicts: Sixty-Seven Years Later

For Teachers 6th - 8th
It’s courtroom drama at its best! Let the power of this historic event propel a study that will have your kids glued to the history screen.
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Justice After the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Though there could be no true justice for the horrors of the Holocaust, many of those responsible for crimes against humanity were found guilty in the eyes of the law. Using primary and secondary sources in the 16th installment of a...
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Nuremberg Remembered: Guilt and Responsibility

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Nuremberg trials. For this Holocaust lesson, students research the Nuremberg trials. They gather primary sources or documents to support their arguments for the charges against people examined in the trials.
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Europe and Japan in Ruins

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this post World War II activity, students make notes on the affects of the war on Europe and Japan, respectively. Topics include the land and people of Europe, political issues, the Holocaust, bombing raids on Japan, U.S. occupation...
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Review of our Presidents from the Progressive Era to Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Covering the main events of the Cold War, this (mistitled) presentation includes photographs, political cartoons, and amusing graphics to illustrate its points. The information on the slides is helpful for an overview of the Cold War,...
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Timeline of the Holocaust

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An interactive timeline uses images, videos, primary source documents, and links to informational text to chronicle the history of the Holocaust from 1933-1945.
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Holding Leaders Responsible

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars research and answer questions about the Nuremberg Trials.
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Documents That Shape Society

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The Bill of Rights is a foundational document of American democracy, much like the Nuremberg Laws were a foundational document of the Reichstag of Nazi Germany. But that's where their similarities end. Engage high schoolers in a...
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Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Bystanders

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
After the Holocaust, the world grappled with how to bring justice to the Nazis. But what to do with the thousands—if not millions—who allowed it to happen? Young historians consider the issues of guilt, collaboration, and responsibility...
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A Look at Exclusion Through Improvisation

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Building a realistic understanding of the trials Jews suffered during WWII isn't always easy. This plan employs student constructed dramatic freeze frame scenes to help build a deeper understanding of Jewish Ghettos, concentration camps,...
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Do We Need a Permanenet International Criminal Court?: War Crimes, Violence, International Law and Politics, Nuremberg

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
In this instructional activity, students explore the history, relevance and current application of international tribunals for war crimes. Students look at cases from the Nuremberg trials, Tokyo trials and the Bosnian War.
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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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Holocaust Learning Trunk Project

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Hate is taught. That's the big idea in a packet of materials that use a study of the Holocaust to foster character development and good citizenship. Class members study fiction, nonfiction, films, and posters to gain an understanding of...
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Teaching the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between prejudice and discrimination? Between collaborators and bystanders? Guilt and responsibility? Prompt learners to think critically about a very complex and textured topic with an innovative packet of materials.
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The Berlin Airlift

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
After World War II, the Soviet Union and the Allied forces divided Germany into equal quadrants, but Joseph Stalin's increasing mistrust led to nearly 12 months of blocked access to West Berlin—and the 2.3 million people who still lived...
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Liberation and Return to Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read testimonies of Holocaust survivors, describe conditions liberators found upon entering camps, investigate liberation, and research background of the Office of Special Investigations and Nuremberg War Crimes Trials.
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Genocide in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students access a variety of websites that explore the Nazi German genocide of Jews in WWII. They view a film, complete a worksheet and write an opinion paper supporting the view to either punish or forgive the perpetrators of crimes...
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World War II

For Students 9th - 12th
In this contemporary U.S. history instructional activity, students respond to 52 short answer questions about World War II, the Vietnam War, and NAFTA.
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Coming to Terms with the Past

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore Holocaust survivor Simon Wiesenthal. They conduct research to examine how the post-Holocaust period has been handled historically and hold a teach-in to promote continued awareness of the Holocaust's impact.
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The Jewish Holocaust

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders research the causes and events of the Jewish holocaust during World War II. They view a video and PowerPoint presentation and take notes, participate in a class discussion about the term "genocide," and take a quiz.
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The Milgram Experiment

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How far are people willing to go to obey authority? Shockingly, pretty far. Or that is the conclusion one could draw based on a reading of Saul McLeod's article about the 1963 experiment conducted by Yale psychologist Stanley Milgram....
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An Auschwitz Learning Box

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students view slides and other items from their teacher's trip to Poland. In groups, they review a timeline of the events of the Holocaust and retrace Schindler's List. After viewing a video about Auschwitz, they read a biography of one...

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