Presentation on theme: "Who said the quote to the right? What time period in America's history was it said? Why isn't freedom free? Lessons of the Past ThePriceOfFreedomIsEternalVigilance."— Presentation transcript:
Who said the quote to the right? What time period in America's history was it said? Why isn't freedom free? Lessons of the Past ThePriceOfFreedomIsEternalVigilance.
There have been times in history where people have failed democracy and democracy has failed the people. Where do these gates stand as a reminder to us all?
Consider this message that was hidden in the camp and remains in Sachsenhausen to this day.
Leaflets of the White Rose I If everyone waits for his neighbor to take the first step, the messengers of the vengeful nemesis will come closer, and the very last victim will senselessly be thrown into the throat of the insatiable demon. Therefore, every individual must be aware of his responsibility as a member of western culture and put up as fierce a fight as possible, he must work against the scourges of mankind, against fascism and any similar system of totalitarianism. Don't forget the people deserve the regime they are willing to endure! What is your responsibility as a member of democracy?
What can destroy democracy? What can preserve democracy?
Leaflets of the White Rose I And who among us can sense the dimensions of the dishonor that will lie upon us and our children once the veil has fallen from our eyes and the most horrid and extravagant crimes come to light? What is the cost of allowing a democracy to fail?