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Among the duties of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission are to compile a list of liberators of concentration camps who have agreed to share their knowledge and experiences regarding the Holocaust. The program includes a miscellany of resources that could be included in or used to support Holocaust and genocide courses of study and awareness programs. Baylor University’s Institute for Oral History made the...
Among the duties of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission are to compile a list of liberators of concentration camps who have agreed to share their verifiable knowledge and experiences regarding the Holocaust and to gather resources that could be included in or used to support Holocaust and genocide courses of study and awareness programs. With these goals in mind, the THGC contracted with Baylor University’s...
To help accomplish the THGC’s mission of providing assistance to primary and secondary schools regarding the implementation of Holocaust and genocide courses of study and awareness programs, the commission has created a digital poster series based on Dr. Gregory Stanton’s Eight Stages of Genocide model. Used by Holocaust organizations across the world, the model not only educates audiences on how genocide begins,...
The words "Mexican immigration" are usually enough to start a vibrant, politically and emotionally charged debate. Yet, the history of Mexican migration to the U.S. involves a series of ups and down—some Mexicans were granted citizenship by treaty after their lands were annexed to the U.S., and, until the 1970s, they were considered legally white—a privilege granted to no other group. At the same time, Mexicans...
In the century and a half since the war's end, historians, politicians, and laypeople have debated the causes of the U.S. Civil War: what truly led the Union to break up and turn on itself? And, even though it seems like the obvious answer, does a struggle over the future of slavery really explain why the south seceded, and why a protracted military struggle followed? Can any one explanation do so satisfactorily?...
After the chaos of the American Civil War, Congress and lawmakers had to figure out how to put the Union back together again–no easy feat, considering that issues of political debate were settled on the battlefield, but not in the courtroom nor in the arena of public opinion. How did the defeated South and often vindictive North manage to resolve their differences over issues so controversial that they had torn the...
Former US Representitive talks about John F. Kennedy's final vist to Fort Worth before his death.  This is a three part series of videos.
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