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.
New Mexico Academic Standards
Standard Type: History/Social Studies Date Implemented: 2001
9-12 Benchmark I-CWorld: Analyze and interpret the major eras and important turning points in world history from the Age of Enlightenment to the present to develop an understanding of the complexity of the human experience.
8. Analyze and evaluate the causes, events, and impacts of World War II from various perspectives, to include:
Failures and successes of the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations
Rise of totalitarianism (e.g., Nazi Germanys policies of European domination, Holocaust)
Political, diplomatic, and military leadership (e.g., Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Franklin Roosevelt, Emperor Hirohito, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Francisco Franco)
Principal theaters of battle, major turning points, and geographic factors in military decisions and outcomes (e.g., Pearl Harbor, island-hopping, D-Day invasion, Stalingrad, atomic bombs dropped on Japan).