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Songs of Shoah: Music and the Holocaust

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This educational module analyzes music created during the Holocaust in order to understand victims' experiences of the Holocaust. The intensification of Nazi ideology and violence, conditions of life in concentration camps and ghettos, and…

Cracking the Enigma: Codebreaking in World War II

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This educational module on Allied efforts to break Axis codes and cyphers during World War II. The information obtained from decoded messages proved essential to battlefield success and, ultimately, an Allied victory. Using a selection of primary…

The North African Campaign: Decolonization and the Second Front

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This educational module examines the role of the North African Campaign in the fall of Germany and the end of World War II. This campaign held great strategic importance and allowed the Allies to gain ground into Germany and Italy. In addition to its…

Antisemitism in Europe: A History of Prejudice

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This educational module explores the roots of antisemitism and traces its evolution throughout Europe's history. Understanding the past can help us understand why antisemitic discrimination still occurs today. Throughout this unit you will find…

The Making of the American Soldier in World War II

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This educational module examines the training methods, locations, and stories of American soldiers during World War II. Relying on diverse primary and secondary materials, the unit gives a brief glimpse into the unique experiences of World War II…

Weimar Germany

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This educational module focuses on Weimar Germany. The Weimar Republic lasted from 1918 to 1933. This unit looks at the origins of the republic, its government, culture, economy, and eventual decline when the Nazis rose to power.

Disasters of the 20th Century

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This educational module examines significant disasters of the 20th century and their lasting impact on the globe. These disasters fall into three categories including natural, man-made and biological. Some of these overlap each other and can fall…

Axis and Allies: The Leaders of World War II

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This educational module examines the primary leaders of the Axis and Allied powers during World War II. Highlighting a diversity of primary and secondary source materials, this unit examines the life and ideologies of the leaders of the six major…

The Evolution of Eleanor Roosevelt: Humanitarian and First Lady

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This educational module examines the development of Eleanor Roosevelt and her achievements as a human rights advocate. As the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, she advocated for women's rights and civil rights for African Americans.…

The Bell Bomber Plant

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This educational module examines the history of the Bell Bomber Plant from the creation of B-29s to the employees who worked on the project. The Bell Bomber Plant holds significance in Georgian and Southern history as it led the way in bringing…