Genocide since the 20th century
Students will examine the various genocides that have taken place since the 20th century.
Task #1 – We will set up a Cornell note style note paper.
Task #2 – Students will develop the essential question
Student results – ” How has genocide impacted the world and which country has committed the greatest atrocity?”
Task #3 – Introduction to various genocides and video clips from documentarians seeking to examine these events.
Task #4 – Debrief on genocides discussed today.
Turkey – Killed 1 million Armenians during WWI
Japan – Killed millions across Asia during WWII
Russia – Killed 8 million
Germany – Killed 6 million Jewish
China – Killed 30 million under Chairman Mao
Ruwanda – Killed 800,000 Tutsi
Other regions: Bosnia, Darfur, and the Congo.