Social Justice/Human Rights
Topic: Social Justice/Human Rights
I. By the time you visit the museum ,review Scott Straus. Rwanda and Darfur: A Comparative Analysis, and
watch the film Genocide: Worst Than War? on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7cZuhqSzzc
II. Study the details of the museums: the architecture, the organization, individual exhibits. Try to notice the kinds of details you might not have noticed as a more
casual museum-goer. These details will become the examples—the evidence—you use to support your comparative analysis. Gather evidence by taking notes, taking
photographs (if permitted), talking through your various interpretations of what you see with classmates, and collecting brochures and other relevant documents from
Consider and answer the following questions briefly (bullet points are sufficient) when you visit the museum’s permanent exhibition:
1. The role of bystanders: Make a list of the places you see bystanders or observers in photographs. What are those observers looking at and what are they doing?
2. Actions of the perpetrators: What policies and actions did the Nazis implement to remove Jews and other “enemies of state” from society and later to eliminate them?
3. Responses of the victims: In what ways did the victims of the Holocaust respond to Nazi oppression?
4. The role of the media: What effect did newspapers, editorial cartoons, newsreels, and radio have during the Holocaust?
5. U.S. and world responses: How did the United States and other countries respond to the events of the Holocaust?
6. Which photograph or artifact had special meaning for you about the Holocaust?
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