Session Number

D-4

Grade Level

Grade Levels: HS

Start Date

4-3-2016 1:40 PM

End Date

4-3-2016 2:40 PM

Description

A critical turning point in modern warfare—aviation, civilian casualties, and population displacement during the Spanish Civil War and World War II—led to the Nuremberg Tribunals and UN Declaration of Human Rights, foreshadowing contemporary debates about bombing, drones, refugees/immigration, and interventionist foreign policies. This session will span World History and US History, drawing from free archival primary sources (graphic and textual) that reveal changing perceptions of warfare.

 
Mar 4th, 1:40 PM Mar 4th, 2:40 PM

Session D-4: From Guernica to Nuremberg: Teaching Human Rights Themes in mid-20th-Century History

A critical turning point in modern warfare—aviation, civilian casualties, and population displacement during the Spanish Civil War and World War II—led to the Nuremberg Tribunals and UN Declaration of Human Rights, foreshadowing contemporary debates about bombing, drones, refugees/immigration, and interventionist foreign policies. This session will span World History and US History, drawing from free archival primary sources (graphic and textual) that reveal changing perceptions of warfare.

 

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