This lesson explores religious persecution in East Germany. Students must decide plausible actions to take against the Protestant Church to diminish power. Acting as a member of The East German Secret Police, students, evaluate, rank, and justify decisions to minimalize Christianity in an atheist society.
Byford, Jeffrey M.; Horn, Brian K.; Grant, John; Casey, Cort; and Hopper, Sherrie
"Exploring Cold War Religious Persecution Using the Rank-Order Approach,"
The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies: Vol. 81
, Article 6.
Available at: https://thekeep.eiu.edu/the_councilor/vol81/iss2/6
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