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Course SummaryGreat for homework help, exam preparation or classroom resources, this Major Events in World History Study Guide course offers an easy way to review cultural, religious, political and economic influences in history. Lessons can be reviewed quickly and contain quizzes for self-assessment purposes.
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Anyone who needs help reviewing Major Events in World History material quickly will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:
- Need an efficient way to learn world history
- Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools
- Want an organized resource to help study for an exam
- Feel overwhelmed trying to memorize large amounts of information
- Struggle to identify the most important facts in your Major Events in World History class
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- Watch all the fun videos in the course to learn important information.
- Review lessons as needed to strengthen your comprehension.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your knowledge with lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
- Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
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In this course, you'll cover these key topics:
- Religions and civilizations of ancient Egypt and Persia
- Cultures, empires and trade networks of the ancient Middle East and India
- The founding and fall of ancient Rome
- Chinese dynasties and Japanese imperialism
- African trade, economies and cultures
- The rise and defeat of the Aztecs
- The Civil War and the attack on Pearl Harbor
- The French Revolution and the reform in Great Britain
- The Holocaust and the Communist Manifesto
- The formation of modern European nation states and Europe's Scientific Revolution
- The history of the U.S.S.R. and the events of the Cold War
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