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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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Should US Officials & Health Professionals be Investigated for War Crimes?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore ethical issues. For this human rights lesson, students read articles and documents related to torture used in government investigations and if medical ethical guidelines were adhered to. Students respond to discussion...
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War Crimes Trial

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider the implication of war crimes. For this Bosnian War lesson, students watch video clips and read about the trial of Dražen Erdemovic, a Bosnian Croat accused of shooting civilians. High schoolers discuss the trial...
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From The Great War To The Great Depression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discover details about 1920's America. In this American history lesson, students read From the Great War to the Great Depression. Students then research famous Americans from the time period and present their findings to their classmates.
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Teenage Assassins and the Outbreak of the First World War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Shot Heard Round the World—the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand—launched the world into its first global conflict. Scholars explore where nationalism and assassination merge. Through research and role playing, one can see...
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China-Burma-India Theater

For Students 7th - 12th
How should enemy forces treat civilians during times of war? The video examines the Japanese military's treatment of Chinese civilians during Word War II. Learners gain a better understanding of lengths the Japanese military went to...
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Simulation on The Cambodia Peace Settlement

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can there be peace in Cambodia? Immerse your class in a realistic negotiation setting during a riveting simulation. Learners assume the roles of key players in a group sparring with an opposing group to try to achieve peace in the midst...
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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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Congress's War Powers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Declaring war is not as easy as some may think. High schoolers learn about Congress's limits regarding war by reading important clauses in the US Constitution. Various independent and collaborative activities reinforce learning, making...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 3: Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position

For Teachers 11th Standards
The only way that a heinous act of genocide can succeed is if citizens of surrounding groups and countries turn their backs on those suffering. A thorough language arts module addresses shared central ideas with three separate units,...
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WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – Hamburg

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Was bombing German cities an effective means to an end, or was it a war crime? Could it be both? Young historians ponder these questions with an activity that prompts them to use primary sources to summarize the debate surrounding RAF...
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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 lesson, 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 examine the role of the Geneva Convention. In this world history lesson, students investigate primary sources that prompt them to consider the evolution of the Geneva Convention.
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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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War and International Law: A Brief History of the Law of War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the history of the law of war. In this international law lesson, students listen to a lecture regarding the history of international law spanning from Pax Romana to Collective Security. Students respond to discussion...
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The Peloponnesian War

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
A complete play-by-play of the Peloponnesian War in a PowerPoint presentation form awaits you. The resource includes 25 slides of bulleted text and corresponding images and maps to tell the tale of the ancient Greek war fought by Athens...
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Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"My death is my apology for my great crime", Korechika Anami wrote in a letter before committing suicide on August 15, 1945. After bombing Hiroshima and still not attaining the surrender from the Japanese, the Allied Forces bombed...
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Prisoners in Another War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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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Make War, Not Love?

For Students 7th - 10th
In this war worksheet, students complete 4 activities that address war terminology and opinions.
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The Crime of the Bystander in the Holocaust

For Teachers Pre-K - 11th Standards
What are the dangers of remaining silent in the face of oppression? Learners analyze how German citizens and many around the world allowed the Nazi dictatorship to execute crimes against humanity.
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U.S. Immigration Policy and Hitler’s Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Though the Statue of Liberty welcomes political refugees to her shores, the welcoming sentiment has not always been reflected in the American citizenry. High schoolers read about the regrettable period in United States history when the...
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Analyzing Historical Evidence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine World War I war crimes. In this world history instructional activity, learners use primary and secondary sources to research and understand the systematic nature of the Armenian Genocide. High schoolers reflect on...
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Raphael Lemkin: Identifying Lemkin's Outrage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine World War I war crimes. For 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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American Responses to the Armenian Genocide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine World War I war crimes. In this world history instructional activity, students use primary and secondary sources to research and understand the action taken by the United States during the Armenian Genocide. Young...

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