Objective: Evaluate the causes and effects of the Armenian Genocide by making connections to Stanly Milgram’s study and creating a letter or poem • BR • 1) Define genocide • 2) What do you remember about the Rwandan genocide. • 3) Is it more important to follow orders from an authority (even if it means going against your morals and values) or to do what you feel is right? • 4) Do you feel most people will stand up for what they believe in even if it means going against what most people believe? Explain
Background on video • Psychological study • Learner and teacher • Will the teacher electrify the student to the point of death if instructed to do so by their boss?
Armenian Genocide • Armenians lived in Ottoman Empire. • They supported the Russians, why is this a problem? • More than 1 million Armenians killed (Christian and supported Turks)
Exit Slip • Is the Armenian genocide an example of Total War, explain.