We have a whole generation of voters who did not learn about the Cold War let alone the horrifically violent WWII and it shows. We have a generation of voters who will never meet a Holocaust survivor, think Hitler, Stalin, Lenin and Mao were just trying to help their people, and that us over 35 are telling fairy tales when we speak of it. We have an election of a President that reflects our decisions to NOT educate our children on these matters.
I implore you - summer is but a few days to end for most of our kids... so to the public library, find books or movies which show what happens when governments go out of control and talk about it.
This cartoon below is a good start: