Identify 3-4 personality traits of an authoritarian leader. Then, using examples from the chapter "Psychology of Nazism," provide a text example that supports each trait.
Role Playing Interviews
Students can role play different members of a society (different social classes during post World War I Germany, for example) and set up interviews about their viewpoints on a variety of topics including: man's freedom, authoritarian leaders, achieving true freedom, and the capitalistic economy.
Students can use their interviews from the previous activity (Role Playing Interview) and write a newspaper article. Students should include headlines, bylines, and multiple articles. Articles should be written to reflect the time period of the historical event.
Four Corners Thinking
Playing this game will put students in hypothetical scenarios aimed at getting them to the question "what would I do?" Designate four corners in the room as agree, disagree, no opinion...
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