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Western Civilization From 1648 to Today: Certificate Program

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Earn a certificate in western civilization from 1648 to today in just a couple of weeks with this fun course. Just by watching our short video lessons and taking our quizzes, you can earn a certificate to show your commitment to continued education to prospective employers.
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14 Chapters in Western Civilization From 1648 to Today: Certificate Program

14 chapters in Western Civilization From 1648 to Today: Certificate Program

Ch 1. Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe (1648-1715) {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[12090].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Thirty Years' War & the Peace of Westphalia: Summary & Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12091].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12091].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Decline of Spain & Emergence of Competing Powers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12092].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12092].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Rise of the Dutch Republic & Their Golden Age: History & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The English Civil War: Summary, Causes, Effects & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12094].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12094].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Restoration of a Limited Monarchy in England: Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12095].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12095].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Creation of Great Britain & The English Bill of Rights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12096].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12096].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Reign of Louis XIV in France: Accomplishments & Influence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12097].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12097].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - French Expansion Under Louis XIV: Conflicts & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12098].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12098].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The War of Spanish Succession and the Treaty of Utrecht Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12099].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12099].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Scientific Revolution: Definition, History, Causes & Leaders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12805].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12805].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Breakthroughs in Medicine & Chemistry: Examples & Empiricism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12806].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12806].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Effects of the Scientific Revolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12807].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12807].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Thomas Hobbes & John Locke: Political Theories & Competing Views Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12808].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12808].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Enlightenment Thinkers & Their Ideas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12809].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12809].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Enlightened Despots in France, Austria & Prussia: Reforms & Goals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12810].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12810].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Enlightened Despots in Russia: Reforms & Goals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12811].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12811].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Causes of the American Revolution: Events & Turning Points Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12813].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12813].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Effects of the American Revolution: Summary & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12814].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12814].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Causes of the French Revolution: Economic & Social Conditions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13668].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13668].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The National Assembly of France: Creation, History & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Reign of Terror in the French Revolution: Definition, Summary & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13670].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13670].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Napoleon Bonaparte: Rise to Power and Early Reforms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13671].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13671].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Napoleonic Empire: Military & Economic Expansion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13672].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13672].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Fall of Napoleon & the Congress of Vienna: Definition & Results Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12594].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12594].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12595].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12595].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12596].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12596].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12597].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12597].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The British Reform Movement: Social, Political & Economic Reforms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12598].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12598].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Economists: Adam Smith, David Ricardo & Thomas Malthus Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12599].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12599].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Liberalism, Radicalism, and Republicanism in the 1800s Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14248].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14248].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Socialism: Definition & Leaders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14249].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14249].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - European Revolutions and Revolts from 1815-1832 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14250].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14250].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14251].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14251].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14252].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14252].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14253].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14253].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14254].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14254].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Crimean War: Summary, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13975].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13975].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13976].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13976].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Unification of Germany: Summary, Timeline & Events Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13977].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13977].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Creation of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary: History & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13978].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13978].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Reforms in Russia Under Tsar Alexander II: Examples & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13979].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13979].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - North America: the American Civil War and Dominion of Canada Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13981].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13981].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Powder Keg of Europe During WWI Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14188].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14188].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - World War One: On Land, at Sea & In the Air Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14189].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14189].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Famous Battles of the First World War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14190].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14190].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Diplomacy of World War One: Secret Agreements & Diplomatic Arrangements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14191].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14191].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - WWI: America's Entry and Russia's Exit Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14192].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14192].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Peace of Paris: Ending World War I Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14193].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14193].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Economic, Social & Political Consequences of the Great War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14195].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14195].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14194].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14194].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The U.S.S.R.: History & Creation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14196].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14196].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Gains of Global Democracy After 1919: History & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14158].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14158].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Weimar Republic: Strengths, Weaknesses & Collapse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14159].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14159].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Resistance in Turkey and India Between World Wars Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14160].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14160].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Great Depression: Timeline, Causes & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14161].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14161].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Response to the Great Depression: Governmental Policies in the US, Britain & France Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14162].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14162].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Interwar Conflict in Asia Between World Wars: History & Response Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14163].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14163].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Rise of Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism: Facts & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14164].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14164].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Soviet Union Under Stalin: Five-Year Plans, Purges & Policies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14165].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14165].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Hitler's Third Reich: Rise to Power, History & Collapse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14166].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14166].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Spanish Civil War & the Influence of Foreign Powers: Definition, Summary & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14167].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14167].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Occupations, Agreements & Appeasement: Causes of the Second World War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14197].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14197].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - World War II: The Start of the Second World War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8828].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8828].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The European Theater in WWII: The Eastern Front, Western Front & Fight for North Africa Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Blitzkrieg During WWII: Definition, Facts & Warfare Strategy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17568].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17568].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism and Genocide in Nazi Germany Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8830].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8830].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Pacific Ocean Theater of WWII: Japan vs. The Allies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The United States During WWII: The Home Front Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8832].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8832].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The D-Day Invasion: The Beginning of the End of Nazi Germany Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is V-E Day? - Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38156].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38156].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Hiroshima and Nagasaki: How the Atomic Bomb Changed Warfare During WWII Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Yalta Conference and The Potsdam Conference: US Diplomacy & International Politics During World War II Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8835].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8835].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Economic Reconstruction in Europe After WWII: Recovery Programs & Their Effect Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14397].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14397].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Political Reconstruction in Europe After WWII: History & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14398].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14398].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Creation of Israel in 1948: Timeline & Resulting Conflicts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Post-WWII Independence Movements Around the World: History & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14400].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14400].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Chinese Revolution and Creation of Taiwan: History & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Conflicts During the Cold War: Examples & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14402].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14402].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Space Race: Definition, History & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Fall of the Soviet Union and End of the Cold War: Causes & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14404].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14404].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Religion & Philosophy Since 1945 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14405].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14405].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Advance of Science & Technology Since 1945: Developments & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14406].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14406].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Social & Political Developments Since 1945 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14407].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14407].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Art & Culture Since 1945: Types & Artists Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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