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Ch 37: European History: Post-War Europe

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Study post-war Europe through these engaging video lessons. Learn about events of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe and get an in-depth look at the Marshall Plan and the emergence of meta-disciplines.

European History: Post-War Europe - Chapter Summary

See the changes that Europe experienced after World War II, including the descent of the Iron Curtain. Our instructors will introduce you to the economic and political changes that occurred in Europe after the war that made the region more stable. You'll also get a look at the Berlin Airlift and components of the Marshall Plan that impacted Europe. Once you've watched the videos in this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the social, economic and political stability that emerged after the war
  • Understand the impact of the Marshall Plan
  • Detail the changes in the Soviet Union that led to the fall of the Iron Curtain
  • Explain differences between revisionism, post-revisionism and traditionalism

Critical details about post-war Europe are easy to grasp with the entertaining and engaging videos that comprise this chapter. Each lesson uses graphics and animations that make learning about European events after World War II fun and simple. A quiz accompanies each lesson so you can quickly check your understanding of key concepts. You'll also find video tags that let you review main points of the video without having to re-watch the entire lesson. Lesson transcripts are useful for finding definitions of post-war Europe vocabulary or for getting links to other info about this time period.

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