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Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Used with the PBS film The Armenian Genocide (Two Cats Productions), the eight lessons in this collection teach high schoolers about the Armenian Genocide. Students use primary and secondary sources to research the history of the Ottoman...
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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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War Crimes Trial

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the implication of war crimes. In this Bosnian War lesson, students watch video clips and read about the trial of Dražen Erdemovic, a Bosnian Croat accused of shooting civilians. Students discuss the trial as well as...
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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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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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Raphael Lemkin: Identifying Lemkin's Outrage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine World War I war crimes. In this world history lesson plan, students use primary and secondary sources to research Armenian genocide and the trial of Soghomon Tehlirin.
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Overview of Japanese War Crimes of the Sino-japanese War And World War Ii

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders discuss the definition of a war crime and what the Germans did to the Jews during WWII that constituted a war crime. The analyze the results of political, economic, and social oppression and the violation of human rights.
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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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Prisoners in Another War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify violations of the Geneva Convention in video clips. They discover the role of international bodies in dealing with war crimes. They read primary source documents as well.
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Prisoners in Another War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the role of the Geneva Convention. For this world history lesson, students investigate primary sources that prompt them to consider the evolution of the Geneva Convention.
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Genocide in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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H4 Homework Assignment #22-23

For Students 8th - 12th
In this global studies worksheet, students read the noted pages in their textbooks and then respond to 8 short answer questions about Japanese involvement in World War II.
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Liberation and Return to Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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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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Cambodia's Quest for Justice

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students observe pictures, articles, maps, charts and other gathered information concerning the Khmer Rouge regime that ruled Cambodia by participating in a gallery walk. Afterward, they discuss war crimes and the significance of...
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The My Lai Courts Martial of 1970

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the My Lai Massacre and trial. Students discuss the events and the trial, reviewing the constitutional amendments and concerns related to the massacre. Students write an analysis of photographs related to the incident.
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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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Holding Leaders Responsible

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students research and answer questions about the Nuremberg Trials.
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What is Justice After Genocide?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the meaning and implications of genocide. In this human rights lesson plan, students investigate the Aremenian genocide that took place in Turkey and the subsequent trials of the leader of the genocide held by the...
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Lincoln and the "Writ of Liberty"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils debate and explore the rationale and ethics behind Lincoln's 19th century suspension of habeas corpus - the 'writ of liberty' and answer related questions.
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Emmett Till: Connecting the History of Lynching to The Murder

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Though the murder of Emmett Till shocked 1950's America into turning attention to the racial crimes of the South, it was far from the first time racism had erupted into violence. High schoolers examine the killing in context with the...
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Munich: Peace in Our Time

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Munich Agreement. In this World War II lesson, students analyze the agreement made among Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Italy. Students discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the agreement.
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Secret Services

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine news about an espionage case. They work in small groups to research espionage and spy trials of the Cold War era. Students create oral presentations detailing presentations in specific cases.
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High Crimes and Misdemeanors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students gather information about the meaning and process of impeachment through reading and discussion.  Next, students role play hypothetical cases.