World War II General Resources WWII Web Sites Encyclopedia of the Second World War The Second World War is a Spartacus Educational website and enables one to research individual people and events of the war in detail. The sources are “hypertexted” so that the visitor can research the newspaper, organization, etc., that produced the source. There are several subsections including those on: Background to the War; Nazi Germany, Chronology of the War, Political Leaders, European Diplomacy, Major Offensives, British Military Leaders, USA Military Leaders, German Military Leaders, Japanese Military Leaders, The Armed Forces, The Air War, The Resistance, Scientists & Inventors, War at Sea, Resistance in Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, War Artists, Weapons and New Technology. HyperWar: World War II Hyper War is a “hypertext” history of the second World War and features diplomatic and political documents. World War II Sites This site serves as a gateway to World War II sites appropriate for students and teachers. U.S.
Primary History - World War 2 World War II: Home Front World War II, or "The Good War" as it has often been called, ushered in new opportunity, new prosperity, and an entirely new lifestyle for many Americans. Wartime mobilization pulled the American economy out of depression by employing millions and invigorating the nation as a whole. "The Good War," however, didn't provide the remedy for many social problems, and in some cases rapid population movement, concern over national security, and wartime rhetoric only exacerbated racial, ethnic, and class-based tensions at home. Another world war... and so soon after the first! Can you imagine how this may have struck the many Americans who had lived through World War I and who were trying desperately to pull themselves out of economic turmoil when the Second World War broke out in Europe? Let's recap: the declaration of war in 1917 came only after careful deliberation and debate—lots of it—between President Woodrow Wilson and many vocal government officials.
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History - The Battle of Britain (pictures, video, facts & news) Lesson Plans: Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss & WWII: Analyzing Political Cartoons Dr. Seuss is the beloved author of more than 50 children’s books. But many students do not know that he drew over 400 political cartoons during WWII. Objective:Students will analyze four WWII-era Dr. Grade Level: 7-12 Standards: History Thinking Standard 4—the student interrogates historical data by uncovering the social, political, and economic context in which it was created. Content Era 8 (1929-1945) Standard 3C—the student understands the effects of World War II at home. Time Requirement: One class period, and possible homework assignment. Download a printable pdf version of this lesson plan Directions: 1. 2. 3. 4. Assessment: Components for assessment include the student worksheet, class discussion, and student created cartoon. Enrichment: Students can visit and see the full collection of over 400 cartoons written for PM Newspaper. Dr. Cartoon Gallery: 1. 2. 3.
Anne Frank and her family were also denied entry as refugees to the U.S. Portrait of Anne Frank at age 12, sitting at her desk at the Montessori school in Amsterdam. (Courtesy Anne Frank House, Amsterdam) Many have noted the historical parallels between the current debate over Syrians seeking refuge in the United States and the plight of European Jews fleeing German-occupied territories on the eve of World War II. Among the many who tried — and failed — to escape Nazi persecution: Otto Frank and his family, which included wife, Edith, and his daughters, Margot and Anne. "Otto Frank’s efforts to get his family to the United States ran afoul of restrictive American immigration policies designed to protect national security and guard against an influx of foreigners during time of war," Breitman wrote. world worldviews Dallas shooting updates News and analysis on the deadliest day for police since 9/11. post_newsletter353 follow-dallas true after3th false Today's WorldView What's most important from where the world meets Washington Please provide a valid email address.
National Churchill Museum | Winston Churchill's Their Finest Hour Speech I spoke the other day of the colossal military disaster which occurred when the French High Command failed to withdraw the northern Armies from Belgium at the moment when they knew that the French front was decisively broken at Sedan and on the Meuse. This delay entailed the loss of fifteen or sixteen French divisions and threw out of action for the critical period the whole of the British Expeditionary Force. Our Army and 120,000 French troops were indeed rescued by the British Navy from Dunkirk but only with the loss of their cannon, vehicles and modern equipment. This loss inevitably took some weeks to repair, and in the first two of those weeks the battle in France has been lost. I am not reciting these facts for the purpose of recrimination. Of this I am quite sure, that if we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future. We have, therefore, in this Island today a very large and powerful military force. Winston Churchill
What Americans thought of Jewish refugees on the eve of World War II The results of the poll illustrated above by the useful Twitter account @HistOpinion were published in the pages of Fortune magazine in July 1938. Fewer than 5 percent of Americans surveyed at the time believed that the United States should raise its immigration quotas or encourage political refugees fleeing fascist states in Europe — the vast majority of whom were Jewish — to voyage across the Atlantic. Two-thirds of the respondents agreed with the proposition that "we should try to keep them out." [Yes, the comparison between Jewish and Syrian refugees matters] To be sure, the United States was emerging from the Great Depression, hardly a climate in which ordinary folks would welcome immigrants and economic competition. But look at the next chart, also tweeted by @HistOpinion. [A couple of caveats: Polling in this period, including Gallup surveys, was not as scientifically rigorous as it later became. [Europe’s fear of Muslim refugees echoes rhetoric of 1930s anti-Semitism] Read more:
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Simulations Can Change the Course of History . . . Classes I went to a Professional Development workshop several years ago with a master history teacher, Eric Rothschild, who spent his career teaching at Scarsdale High School. He was a brilliant workshop facilitator, and I learned more about teaching history in that workshop than in any other professional development experience I'd had up to that point in my career. He ran a workshop on teaching AP U.S. After taking his workshop, I began to apply his approach to teaching AP European History and found it to be liberating and transformational as a teacher. With each unit of study, I made sure to incorporate an active simulation, ranging from mock press conferences and trials to murder mysteries and dinner parties, from spy dilemmas to mock Survivor games. 5 Tips for Bringing History to Life Here are some tips to get started in transforming your history classroom into a simulation-driven, game-based learning environment: 1. 2. 3. Make a space for each student to play an active role. 4. 5.
The BBC Flew a Drone Over Auschwitz — And the Result Is Haunting | Mic Seventy years after the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, the pre-eminent symbol of the Holocaust's horrors, the BBC is giving the world a chance to see the haunting ruins as they've never seen it before. The BBC deployed a camera-equipped drone over site, offering a chilling tour of where as many as 1.1 million people died at the hands of Nazis between 1940 and 1945. Located in southern Poland, it was the largest death camp under Adolf Hitler's "final solution." While images of Auschwitz have permeated popular culture, the under three-minute video gives a sense of the scale of the Nazi regime's systematic murder. The footage shows the railroad tracks that brought people in, the red roofs of the prison blocks where "inmates" were forced to do slave labor and the Birkenau wooden huts where the Nazis executed prisoners. The release of the footage coincides with Tuesday's official memorial service making the 70th anniversary since Auschwitz was freed by the Soviets.