The “Others” are labeled and generalized by the majority. • Negative characteristics about the “Others” are established. • Being the “Others” becomes part of the minority groups’ cultural identity. • Authority figures educate the majority population in a process of viewing the “Others” as a danger and a threat. • Authority figures seek to persecute them. • The majority population buys into the persecution. • The “Others” are subjected to violent persecution, expulsion, or extermination. Creating the Other: Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism in Hapsburg Central Europe . 2003. Edited by Nancy M. Wingfield. Carroll, James. 2001. Constantine’s Sword: The Church and the Jews – A History. Goldstein, Phyllis. 2012 . A Convenient Hatred: A History of anti-Semitism. Strom, Margot Stern. 1994. Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior.
Blood Libel : A false accusation or claim that Jews murdered children to use their blood in certain aspects of their religious rituals and holidays. Host Desecration : Defiling the host or sacred wafer of the Christian mass. Hartmann Schedel, 1493, Nuremberg Chronicles.
AGE OF CATASTROPHE (1300-1450) Essential Question: What impacts did the calamities and crises of the 14 th and early 15 th centuries have upon European states?
Getting students CLOSE to primary sources 1. Read through the text once without writing anything. 2. Number the paragraphs. 3. Chunk the text. 4. Underline and circle…with a purpose . 6. Dig Deeper Why use primary sources? 1. Engage students. 2. Develop critical thinking skills. 3. Construct knowledge. Library of Congress
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