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 in New Hampshire regarding the teaching of the Holocaust.
Standard Type: History/Social Studies
Date Implemented: 1995
IN HISTORY STANDARDS
Curriculum Standard 16. Students will demonstrate the ability to employ historical analysis, interpretation, and comprehension to make reasoned judgments and to gain an understanding, perspective, and appreciation of history and its uses in contemporary situations.
Curriculum Standard 17: Students will demonstrate a knowledge of the chronology and significance of the unfolding story of America including the history of their community, New Hampshire, and the United States.
Curriculum Standard 18: Students will demonstrate a knowledge of the chronology and significant developments of world history including the study of ancient, medieval, and modern Europe (Western civilization) with particular emphasis on those developments that have shaped the experience of the entire globe over the last 500 years and those ideas, institutions, and cultural legacies that have directly influenced American thought, culture, and politics.
IN PROFICIENCY STANDARDS
End-of-Grade 12 (Secondary) Demonstrate an understanding of major topics in the study of World War II and the Cold War (1939-1961) including the causes, conduct, course, and aftermath of World War II; effects of the war on the home front; the emergence of the United States as a superpower; the origins of the Cold War; and postwar political developments at home and abroad.
End-of-Grade 10 (Secondary): Discuss the origins, political ideas, and worldwide effects on society, politics, and economics of the European ideologies of the 19th and 20th centuries including Conservatism, Liberalism, republicanism, social democracy, Marxism, Communism, Fascism, Nazism, and nationalism.
SS:WH:8:1.3: Explore the use and abuse of power that results in mass murder and genocide, e.g., Carthage by Rome, the conquest of Aztecs, or the Holocaust. (Themes: A: Conflict and Cooperation, F: Global Transformation, I: Patterns of Social and Political Interaction)
Standard Type: English/Language Arts
The Holocaust is not explicitly addressed in New Hampshires English Language Arts Curriculum Framework.
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