UNIT 3, LESSON 1
Students will examine Adolph Hitler’s Nazi Germany and Joseph Stalin’s Soviet Union, the conditions that gave rise to these totalitarian states, and the ways in which both movements limited freedom.
UNIT 3, LESSON 2
Students will explore the universal understanding of individual rights that emerged in the last half of the twentieth century.
UNIT 3, LESSON 3
Hitler’s fall marked a turning point in the spread of liberal-democratic values, but the fight for freedom continued in the twentieth century. Students will investigate efforts to advance rights in three countries: China, Poland, and South Africa.
UNIT 3, LESSON 4
Students will lead a text-based discussion of freedom movements in China, Poland, and South Africa. For each country, they will analyze the motivations of dissidents, the barriers to freedom, and the relative success of movements in securing individual rights.