WHII.11 The student will demonstrate knowledge of political, economic, social, and cultural developments during the Interwar Period by:

a) describing the League of Nations and the mandate system;

b) citing causes and assessing the impact of worldwide depression in the 1930s;

c) examining events related to the rise, aggression, and human costs of dictatorial regimes in the Soviet Union, Germany, Italy, and Japan, and identifying their major leaders, i.e., Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Hirohito, and Hideki Tojo.

WHII.12 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the worldwide impact of World War II by:

a) explaining economic and political causes, describing major events, and identifying leaders of the war, with emphasis on Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall, Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Hideki Tojo, and Hirohito;

b) examining the Holocaust and other examples of genocide in the twentieth century;

c) explaining the terms of the peace, the war crimes trials, the division of Europe, plans to rebuild Germany and Japan, and the creation of international cooperative organizations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).

Lesson on the start of World War II

Inter War Period

Part 1

Part 2

World War II Causes

Part 1

Part 2

Crash Course - World War II

Disney Propaganda

Nazi Death Camps (Real Footage)

A Day in Auschwitz (a survivor remembers)

Holocaust Memories - Go here to hear from survivors about the Holocaust

Drone View of Auschwitz

Rise of Hitler BBC part 1

Rise of Hitler BBC part 2
Youth in Nazi Germany

Rise of Hitler

Horrible Histories - Waking Hitler

Horrible Histories - World War II

Crash Course 2 - World War II (War for Resources)