Gerd Strauss

 

Lesson Plans

 

Resources

 

Modern Antisemitism in Germany

 

Nowhere to Turn: Plight of German Jews in Nazi Germany 1933-1941

Northwest Minnesota Historical Center

This site also contains background from Reformation on, including Social Darwinism.

 

Articles

 

7-9th grade:

 

Browining, Christopher, excerpt from an  interview with the Holocaust scholar about antisemitism before WWII

http://www1.yadvashem.org/odot_pdf/Microsoft%20Word%20-%203640.pdf

 

10th-post secondary:

 

Bergen, Doris L., Department of History University of Notre Dame

“Old Testament, New Hatreds: The Hebrew Bible and Antisemitism in Nazi Germany

http://www.bibleinterp.com/articles/bergen_033001.htm

 

Urban, Susanne, Anti-Semitism In Germany Today: Its Roots And Tendencies

http://www.jcpa.org/phas/phas-urban-f04.htm

 

 

World War I

 

Lesson plans and handouts that can be used independent of the television programs

            The Great War, PBS

World War One, BBC

 

Treaty of Versailles Text (Yale Avalon Project)

 

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk  Text (Yale Avalon Project)

 

Smele, Jonathan “Brest-Litovsk and Its Consequences

 

Noakes, Jeremy, “Hitler and ‘Lebensraum’ in the East

Brest-Litovsk to Nazism

 

 

History of Weimar Republic

 

The History Learning Site

Well organized. Excellent, brief, readable discussion of Weimar Constitution. Advertisements may be distracting.

 

German Notes

Accurate history of Weimar Republic accompanied by visuals of German bank notes from Weimar and Nazi Era

 

Timeline of Weimar Republic

David W. Morgan, Professor of History Emeritus, Wesleyan University

 

Cultural Life in Weimar Republic

Professor Gerhard Rempel, Western New England College

 

Film in Weimar

Fussell, Michael

 

Election Results in Weimar

Professor Dan Graf, Virginia Wesleyan College