This topic begins with the impact of the Great Depression on the United States and Europe. Many countries looked to strong leaders to solve the problems of the Great Depression. Under their rule, conflicts emerging from the First World War burst out again with greater intensity. This unit introduces students to ...
the factors that enabled Hitler and other dictators to come to power
the role of propaganda in Hitler's Germany
the causes of World War 2
the phases of the World War 2
the Holocaust as a "war within a war" in Hitler's Europe
the short-term and long-term consequences of the war and Holocaust