These profiles contain text of state legislation about the teaching of the Holocaust, and Holocaust-explicit History/Social Studies and English/Language Arts state content standards. Also provided is contact information for state departments of education.
There is no legislation regarding the teaching of the Holocaust.
Minnesota Academic Standards
Standard Type: History/Social Studies Date Implemented: 2004
Strand: I. U.S. History
Sub-strand: A World at War, 1930s-1945
Standard: The student will understand the significant economic, cultural, and geopolitical consequences of World War II.
Benchmark 1: Students will understand the religious, social, and political causes of the Holocaust, and analyze its long-term effect on American and international foreign policy (page 37).
Strand: II. World History
Sub-strand: Global conflict, 1914-1945 (Western Civilization)
Standard: The student will demonstrate knowledge of the worldwide impact of World War II.
Benchmark 2: Students will understand and analyze impact of the Holocaust and other examples of genocide in the 20th century (page 46).