The following unit is currently in the research and development stage at the Choices Program. Look for announcements via our website, newsletter, and social media regarding availability!

The Vietnam War: Origins, History, and Legacies

This curriculum unit will examine the history of the Vietnam War, introducing students to the war’s origins, its effects on Vietnam and the United States, and its long-term legacies. Students will explore a wide range of Vietnamese and American primary sources, learn about the war’s global context in the era of decolonization and Cold War power struggles, and reflect on the historical memory of the war within Vietnam and the United States.

The Weimar Republic and the Rise of Nazism (title to be determined)

This curriculum unit will examine the dynamic, complex history of the Weimar era, introducing students to the creation of the first democratic republic in Germany, its social, cultural, and political effects on Europe and the world, and the advent of totalitarianism and the racist Nazi regime. Reading and activities will help students understand the political, economic, and social pressures of the time. The unit explores concepts such as anti-Semitism, modernism, and fascism with particular emphasis on individual experiences, art, historical memory, and the history of place.

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