The Violence of Racism
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Introduce your students to the devastating effects that can evolve from group prejudice and oppression.
Students will go through resources on antisemitism in the early modern era as well as a resource on the Nazi book burning of 1933.
Take students into the mind of Adolf Hitler with a presentation created by HERC. The presentation will go over Hitler’s views on human nature, race, and the Jewish people.
Students will read through resources by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on the different types of camp systems established by the Nazi regime.
Introduce students to the tragic story of the St. Louis, an ocean liner carrying hundreds of Jewish refugees who escaped Nazi-occupied territories only to be turned back to Europe after arriving in the Americas.