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Birmingham Holocaust Education Center


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Birmingham Holocaust Education Center

 

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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.

This video serves as an introduction to the exhibit. 

To be considered to borrow the exhibit, go to http://www.bhamholocausteducation.org/borrow-exhibits.htm


Length: 5:23

Content Areas: Social Studies, The Arts

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

AED (6-12) Dance:Level IV
9. Analyze the development of dance to determine its relationship to political, social, artistic, and scientific developments.
Examples: analyzing Anna Sokolow's Dreams and the impact of the Holocaust, analyzing social injustice in Donald McKayle's Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder
 
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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    SS2010 (11) United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
    9. Describe the significance of major battles, events, and consequences of World War II campaigns, including North Africa, Midway, Normandy, Okinawa, the Battle of the Bulge, Iwo Jima, and the Yalta and Potsdam Conferences. [A.1.b., A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.e., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.k.]
  • Locating on a map or globe the major battles of World War II and the extent of the Allied and Axis territorial expansion
  • Describing military strategies of World War II, including blitzkrieg, island-hopping, and amphibious landings
  • Explaining reasons for and results of dropping atomic bombs on Japan
  • Explaining events and consequences of war crimes committed during World War II, including the Holocaust, the Bataan Death March, the Nuremberg Trials, the post-war Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the Genocide Convention
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