Frequently in many history classes, students are baffled by the idea of how an entire country could be swayed into committing atrocities on the scale of the Holocaust. "Did all people go along with it, or were they brainwashed?" "How did so many people just go along with it?"
This lesson is good for teaching the power of propaganda in general, and Nazi propaganda specifically. For additional resources and information regarding the Holocaust use www.ushmm.org.