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Ch 27: AP World History - A Globalized World - 1980 & Beyond: Tutoring Solution

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The Globalized World - 1980 & Beyond chapter of this AP World History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the globalized world of 1980 and beyond. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach the world events that have occurred since 1980 as required in a typical AP World History course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other AP World History work.
  • Identify the globalization concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our AP World History Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the globalized world of 1980 and beyond and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding Reaganomics, the fall of the Soviet Union, the end of apartheid in South Africa or any other globalization topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their history learning
  • Prefer learning history visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their unit on the globalized world of 1980 and beyond
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in AP world history
  • Don't have access to their history teacher outside of class

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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives

  • Examine Reaganomics, Thatcherism and economics in the 1980s.
  • Review the end of communism in Eastern Europe.
  • Find out what led to the end of the Soviet Union and the Cold War.
  • Explore the causes of the Gulf War and the end of apartheid in South Africa.
  • Learn about the conflict in the Balkans.
  • See what spurred the growth of international organizations.
  • Analyze popular culture and the growth of technology in the 1980s and 1990s.
  • Examine the rise of China and India to the world stage.
  • Study the globalization of capitalism and free trade since 1990.
  • Review the rise of terrorism since 1990.
  • Explore major world trends, events and issues in 2014.

12 Lessons in Chapter 27: AP World History - A Globalized World - 1980 & Beyond: Tutoring Solution
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Reaganomics, Thatcherism & 1980s Economics

1. Reaganomics, Thatcherism & 1980s Economics

In 1979, Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher came to power in the U.K., introducing economic 'Thatcherism' to solve her nation's financial problems. Then, in 1981, Republican President Ronald Reagan and his 'Reaganomics' took power in the U.S.

The End of Communism in Eastern Europe: Events and Timeline

2. The End of Communism in Eastern Europe: Events and Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the immediate aftermath of the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, where both political structures and economic models were left in limbo.

Fall of the Soviet Union and End of the Cold War: Causes & Timeline

3. Fall of the Soviet Union and End of the Cold War: Causes & Timeline

In this lesson, we chart the reforms made by Russian premier Mikhail Gorbachev attempting to save the Soviet Union and the communist federation's eventual dissolution in 1991.

Causes, Events & Political Figures of the Gulf War

4. Causes, Events & Political Figures of the Gulf War

The Gulf War occurred in 1990 and 1991 when Iraq invaded Kuwait. UN, NATO, and United States forces responded by attacking and pushing Iraqi troops out of Kuwait. The war was a decisive victory for American and coalition forces.

The End of Apartheid - South Africa in the 1990s

5. The End of Apartheid - South Africa in the 1990s

In 1948, South Africa began a system of legal segregation known as apartheid. It took 50 years of protests within South Africa and international pressure to bring the racism to an end.

Conflict in the Balkans: Causes & Events

6. Conflict in the Balkans: Causes & Events

Various conflicts arose when Yugoslavia broke apart in the 1990s, including the Bosnian War. Kosovo also separated from Serbia during this time, adding to the chaos in the Balkan Peninsula.

Growth of International Organizations: History, Events, and Trends

7. Growth of International Organizations: History, Events, and Trends

In this lesson, we explore the growth of international organizations since the 1990s, especially the proliferation of trade deals and the expanding reach of existing organizations like the UN, NATO, and the EU.

1990s Culture and Technology: Events & Trends

8. 1990s Culture and Technology: Events & Trends

In this lesson, we explore the culture and technology of the 1990s, from the cultural issues of Generation X to the creation and spread of the Internet.

China and India's Rise to the World Stage

9. China and India's Rise to the World Stage

In this lesson, we explore the rapid and recent economic growth of China and India, and what this development means for both countries and the global community in the 21st century.

Globalization, Capitalism & Free Trade since 1990

10. Globalization, Capitalism & Free Trade since 1990

In this lesson, we explore the growth of capitalism and free trade since 1990. We'll also examine the globalization spurred by the removal of tariffs and trade barriers.

Rise of Terrorism since 1990: Causes & Major Events

11. Rise of Terrorism since 1990: Causes & Major Events

In this lesson, we explore the diverse and dangerous rise of terrorism, specifically that sponsored by Islamic extremism, since 1990, as well as the current terrorist threats posed to the world today.

The World at 2014: Events, Issues & Major Trends

12. The World at 2014: Events, Issues & Major Trends

In this lesson, we delve into just a few of the many issues, events, and trends facing the world in 2014, from terrorism, to global warming, to geopolitics.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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