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Course SummaryTake World Conflicts Since 1900 for Teachers to earn 3 college credits to apply toward your licensure renewal requirements. Learn with fun and engaging history video lessons that you can watch around your teaching schedule.
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How It Works
Earn professional development credits to renew your history teaching license with World Conflicts Since 1900 for Teachers. Brush up on post-1900 world conflict topics so you can better teach world history, political science, and other history topics. Learn on your own schedule and at your own pace. You can complete this course in under two weeks - perfect for teachers who need to earn history credits in a hurry!
- Watch engaging video lessons about world conflicts and major wars.
- Check your knowledge of things like World War II and the Cold War with practice quizzes and exams.
- Ask clarification questions from our expert history instructors.
- Earn 3 college credits by taking the UExcel World Conflicts Since 1900 exam.
Always check with your school district or state Department of Education to ensure that the course credits will be accepted before beginning the course. UExcel credits are accepted by over 2,000 schools and directly by many state departments of education.
Who's It For?
World Conflicts Since 1900 for Teachers is ideal for any teachers looking to earn credits to use toward licensure renewal. The flexible, self-paced format makes it easy to fit your studies into a busy schedule. The course is fully online, so you can study anytime, anywhere. This course also benefits:
- History and political science teachers who want to brush up on world conflicts since 1900
- Teachers who want to incorporate engaging post-1900 world conflict videos into their instruction
- Teachers planning a post-1900 world conflicts unit or course
- Aspiring history teachers
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- Fun and Engaging: Animations and interesting examples make post-1900 world conflicts easy to learn.
- Expert Instructors: Expert history instructors break difficult concepts down so they are easy to remember.
- Practice Makes Perfect: Quizzes and practice exams let you review post-1900 world conflicts terminology and key concepts and track what you've mastered.
- Quick and Flexible: Learn on your own schedule and on any device. You could earn history credits in less than two weeks.
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Course Plan for Earning Credit in Less Than Two Weeks
Follow this course plan if you want to complete World Conflicts Since 1900 for Teachers and be ready to earn transferable credit in less than two weeks. For each chapter assignment, take all of the lesson quizzes and the practice chapter exam at the end of each chapter. If you miss any questions, review the video lesson to master the concept.
|Day||Assignment||What You'll Learn|
|Day 1||Chapter 1||Understanding World Conflicts (the nature of modern wars and conflicts, balance of power, the United Nations)|
|Day 2||Chapter 2||The First World War (1914-1918) (the Franco-Prussian War, causes of World War I, famous battles of World War I, the Russian Revolution)|
|Day 3||Chapter 3||The Second World War (1939-1945) (the rise of Hitler and National Socialism, causes of World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Holocaust, D-Day)|
|Day 4||Chapter 4||The Cold War (1945-1991) (causes of the Cold War, NATO, the nuclear arms race, the Korean War, the Vietnam War)|
|Day 5||Chapter 5||The Arab-Israeli Wars (1948-present) (anti-Semitism, Zionism, the Suez crisis, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict)|
|Day 6||Chapter 6||The Indo-Pakistani Conflict (1947-present) (Muslim and Hindu conflict in India, causes of the Indo-Pakistani Wars, the Indo-Pakistani nuclear arms race)|
|Day 7||Chapter 7||The Yugoslav (Balkan) Wars (1991-1999) (the Ten-Day War, the Bosnian War, the Kosovo War, ethnic cleansing in the Yugoslav Wars)|
|Day 8||Chapter 8||Conflict in the Middle East and the War on Terror (1980-present) (the Iran-Iraq War, role of religion in modern Middle Eastern conflicts, September 11th, the Iraq War)|
|Day 9||Final Exam||Take the practice final exam to see what you've mastered and make sure you are ready to earn credit for world conflicts since 1900|
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