Ch 24: AP World History - World War I: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The World War I chapter of this AP World History Help and Review course is the simplest way to master World War I. 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 World War I.

Who's it for?

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

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the Great Depression or events that ended World War I
  • 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 World War I
  • 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 World War I 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 World War I chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any World War I 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 World War I unit of a standard AP world history course. Topics covered include:

  • Causes of World War I
  • American Involvement in World War I
  • The rise of communism
  • The Soviet Union under Stalin
  • Causes of the Great Depression

9 Lessons in Chapter 24: AP World History - World War I: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Causes of World War I: Factors That Led to War

1. Causes of World War I: Factors That Led to War

Although World War I began in Europe, it is important to take a look at World War I in relation to U.S. history as well. The U.S. was greatly affected by the war. In this lesson, we'll take a quick and direct look at the causes that led up the war and the assassination that was the final catalyst.

The United States in World War I: Official Position, Isolation & Intervention

2. The United States in World War I: Official Position, Isolation & Intervention

The United States' best option was to stay out of World War I. They had nothing to gain from getting involved. So, they tried to stay neutral, but as American interests started to lean toward the Allied Powers, many events happened to give the States the final push to enter the war.

American Involvement in World War I: How the War Changed After America's Entry

3. American Involvement in World War I: How the War Changed After America's Entry

As much as the U.S. wanted to stay neutral during World War I, it proved impossible. This meant the U.S. had to raise the forces and money to wage war. Find out how Americans played their part in WWI in this lesson.

The Peace of Paris: Ending World War I

4. The Peace of Paris: Ending World War I

In this lesson, we will learn about the end of World War I and the Peace of Paris. We will learn what events transpired to bring about the end of the war and what provisions were laid forth in the Treaty of Versailles.

The Rise of Communism & Vladimir Lenin

5. The Rise of Communism & Vladimir Lenin

In this lesson, we will examine the role Vladimir Lenin played as a leading architect of the communist system. We will explore his involvement in the Russian Revolution and the establishment of Soviet Russia.

The Soviet Union Under Stalin: Five-Year Plans, Purges & Policies

6. The Soviet Union Under Stalin: Five-Year Plans, Purges & Policies

In this lesson, we explore the brutal rule of Joseph Stalin in the Soviet Union, from 1928 to 1953. Stalin radically transformed the economy of the Soviet Union, while also terrorizing its people.

The Great Depression: The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and Other Causes

7. The Great Depression: The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and Other Causes

October 29, 1929, marked the beginning of the Great Depression in the United States. Learn about this event, including the factors that contributed to the collapse of the American economy.

Airplanes & Aviation in the 1920s

8. Airplanes & Aviation in the 1920s

Learn about airplanes and aviation in the 1920s. Explore how aviation developed, and find out what kind of treatment flyers received. When you're finished, take the quiz to see what you've learned.

The League of Nations: Definition, Members & Failure

9. The League of Nations: Definition, Members & Failure

The devastation of World War I prompted over forty nations to join a new international organization dedicated to ending wars before they began: the League of Nations. But high-profile exceptions to the body ultimately doomed the League to irrelevance and failure.

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