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Why Should We Remember?

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Birmingham Holocaust Education Center


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Birmingham Holocaust Education Center

Overview:

An 8-minute video introduction to the BHEC exhibit, "Darkness into Life: Alabama Holocaust Survivors Through Photography and Art".

 

The Birmingham Holocaust Education Center is proud to be able to loan Darkness into Life: Alabama Holocaust Survivors Through Photography and Art to your school, community or museum.  This unique educational exhibit features the stories of 20 Alabama Holocaust survivors.  It teaches the history of the Holocaust and offers a rich understanding of its impact on these individuals and their families.

For additional information of Darkness Into Life contact the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center.

http://bhamholocausteducation.org/darknessintolife.htm


Length: 8:40

Content Areas: Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SS2010 (6) United States Studies: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
6. Identify causes and consequences of World War II and reasons for the United States' entry into the war.
  • Locating on a map Allied countries and Axis Powers
  • Locating on a map key engagements of World War II, including Pearl Harbor; the battles of Normandy, Stalingrad, and Midway; and the Battle of the Bulge
  • Identifying key figures of World War II, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, Sir Winston Churchill, Harry S. Truman, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Michinomiya Hirohito, and Hideki Tōjō
  • Describing the development of and the decision to use the atomic bomb
  • Describing human costs associated with World War II
  • Examples: the Holocaust, civilian and military casualties
  • Explaining the importance of the surrender of the Axis Powers ending World War II
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