View additional resources related to our featured collection: The Weimar Republic: The Fragility of Democracy
This section offers profiles and background information on a sampling of key figures from Weimar Germany including Adolf Hitler, Bertha Pappenheim, and Fritz Lang. The group represents a wide spectrum of political and social perspectives.
The four essays in this module, all written by professor Paul Bookbinder, University of Massachusetts, Boston, provide an overview of some of the main themes and issues raised in an exploration of the Weimar Republic.
Facing History and Ourselves celebrates the addition of the word "upstander" to the Oxford English Dictionary. Students in Facing History classrooms learn about the power of individual choices to shape history and explore how each of us can participate as citizens to create a more humane, just and compassionate world. With the readings and resources collected below, we invite you and your students to discover what it means to be an Upstander.
This resource is drawn from Facing History's Boston Public Schools Civil Rights Curriculum