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History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Educators, students, and other citizen historians across America are helping the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum discover how their local...
Americans and the Holocaust: Interpreting News of World Events, 1933–1938
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
By examining news coverage around three key events related to the early warning signs of the Holocaust, students will learn that information about...
Immigration and Refugees: A Case Study on the Wagner-Rogers Bill
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Standards aligned
Through an examination of the Wagner-Rogers Bill of 1939, students consider how Americans debated the country’s role as a haven for refugees during...
Isolation or Intervention? A Case Study on the Lend-Lease Act
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Standards aligned
In this lesson, students will identify multiple economic, social, and geopolitical factors that influenced Americans’ attitudes about the United...
Children Escaping War and Conflict
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
All humans require basic physiological, safety and social needs for survival, including water, food, clothing, good health and a safe shelter, as...
Through the Eye of the Needle:  Interactive Viewing Guide
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS, PD
These questions and activities use the artwork and story of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz as a springboard to learn more about the Holocaust and World War...