Causes and Effects of World Conflicts
Characteristics of Culture
Ideologies (Socialism, Communism, Fascism, Nazism)
The Impact of the Holocaust
The impact of cultural factors on cooperation and conflict
None required, but a computer with internet access may help in completion of the lesson progression.
Handout 11A: 150-Percent Nazi; Handout 11B: Nazi Education; Handout 11C: News from Germany: 1992
South Carolina Voices: Lessons from the Holocaust - Teaching Lesson Eleven
Remind students that all of the South Carolinians they have read about so far were either survivors of the Holocaust or American soldiers who saw the horrors of the concentration camps at liberation. Peter Becker, the South Carolinian they will read about in this lesson, is different. Like many thousands of non-Jewish Germans who lived during this period, he was not just a passive bystander in the persecution of Jews and other minorities, but an active supporter of Hitler and the Nazi party. In his own words, he was, "150-percent Nazi.Becker tells the story of how he became a Nazi and of how his intense admiration for Hitler changed after the war ended.