Ch 24: AP European History - Post-war Europe: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Post-War Europe chapter of this AP European History Help and Review course is the simplest way to master post-war Europe. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of post-war Europe.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering European history material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn European history. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the descent of the Iron Curtain or the causes of the Cold War
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about post-war Europe
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra history learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Post-War Europe chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Post-War Europe chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any post-war Europe question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Post-War Europe unit of a standard AP European history course. Topics covered include:

  • Beginning of political, social and economic stability
  • The Berlin Airlift and the Marshall Plan
  • Post-war Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
  • The Cold War
  • Traditionalist and post-revisionist ideas about how we think

6 Lessons in Chapter 24: AP European History - Post-war Europe: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Emergence of Political, Social, and Economic Stability

1. Emergence of Political, Social, and Economic Stability

In this lesson, we explore the factors that led to the emergence of peace in Europe and the nature of the tenuous political, economic and social stability that developed after WWII.

Post-War Europe: the Berlin Airlift & the Marshall Plan

2. Post-War Europe: the Berlin Airlift & the Marshall Plan

In this lesson, we will learn about the Marshall Plan and the Berlin Airlift. We will examine the conditions in postwar Europe that resulted in these events, and we will understand why they are important.

Post-War Soviet Union & Eastern Europe: The Descent of the Iron Curtain

3. Post-War Soviet Union & Eastern Europe: The Descent of the Iron Curtain

In this lesson, we will learn about some of the dynamic events that followed World War II in Eastern Europe. We will explore the descent of the Iron Curtain, and learn about the formation of the Eastern Bloc states.

The Cold War: Definition, Causes & Early Events

4. The Cold War: Definition, Causes & Early Events

The period of distrust between the Soviet Union and United States was known as the Cold War. Learn about the origins of the era, essential events and the shaping of the national security state.

Meta-Disciplines: Traditionalists, Revisionism, and Post-Revisionists

5. Meta-Disciplines: Traditionalists, Revisionism, and Post-Revisionists

In this lesson, we explore the concepts of meta-disciplines and historiography, discovering the three main schools of thought often identified in the study of history itself.

Kosovo Genocide: Summary & Timeline

6. Kosovo Genocide: Summary & Timeline

This lesson will detail the conflicts in Kosovo that took place during the 1990s. We will explore whether or not acts of genocide took place during this time and asses other war crimes that occurred.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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