War, Genocide, and The Holocaust: Understanding the Madness and the Motivations

This is a critical unit to explore each year. Understanding the past can help us resolve to not allow another genocide to occur. But, recent events indicate we have not learned our lessons yet. Central Question for the Unit: What ideas justify and motivate genocidal behavior?

Course Lecture PowerPoint Slides and Other Materials

Course Lecture Video Recordings

Required Readings and Media

Unit Activities

Supplemental Learning Materials (Not required for major exams)