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List B: World War II, Social, Legal, and Political Issues
These occurred in Nazi Germany and Stalin’s Soviet Russia. They were portrayed in Night and 1984 and still play a role today.
- Cult of Personality: Worship of the Leader
- State Control of the Press
- Creating Enemies: Raising Fear and Hatred
- Social Conformity Systems: Physical and Mental Conformity
- Abuse of Governmental Power; Destruction of Civil Liberties; Mass Surveillance
- Police State Abuses
- Prison Systems and Torture
- Genocide / ethnic divisions and distrust
Online Subscription Databases for Lists B & C
Britannica Academic Online Edition (Encyclopædia Britannica)
Dig deep on this one. The search can be a bit iffy, but use "control - F" to locate what you are looking for.
Britannica School (Encyclopædia Britannica)
Encyclopedia source that provides basic background, some images and videos.
Daily Life Through History (ABC-CLIO)
Although this database might be best for the "softer" social issues, it provides excellent information about the way ordinary people lived.
Issues & Controversies (Facts on File / Infobase Learning)
Issues & Controversies explores and analyzes hundreds of topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. Updated weekly, with a wire-service newsfeed providing the latest headline stories, Issues & Controversies offers in-depth articles designed to inspire thought-provoking debates and research papers
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