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  • Tags: World War II

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 Four Color Fight: Comics in World War II

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This educational module analyzes the role comic books played in World War II. As one of the most beloved pieces of popular culture of the time, comic books offer a unique view of both wartime sentiment and World War II's legacy. Using a selection of…

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…

The Manhattan Project

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This educational module examines the history of the Manhattan Project along with its contributions and consequences. The project itself was extensive and composed of many individuals from the scientists who made innovations to the construction…

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…

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.

World War II on Film: History in Memory

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This educational module examines the contributions and uses of film during and after World War II. From movies to cartoons to live footage, film played an important role in both garnering the support of the American public as well as bringing the…

Youth in Crisis: Children in the Holocaust

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This educational module explores the experiences of children during the Holocaust. Through a diverse selection of primary sources, this module tells the story of the millions of children who perished and survived great tragedy.