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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

7 Lessons in Chapter 24: AP World History - World War I: Help and Review
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The United States in World War I: Official Position, Isolation & Intervention

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

The United States wanted to stay neutral in World War I until British ships carrying American passengers sank. Learn the overview of the official position of the US, their isolation as tension built up, and their intervention as announced through the Zimmerman note.

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

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

After struggling for almost three years to remain a neutral country, America officially became involved in World War I in April of 1917. Learn about American involvement in the war, the challenge of building troops and funds, and how the war changed after America's entry.

The Rise of Communism & Vladimir Lenin

3. The Rise of Communism & Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin was a communist revolutionary who helped orchestrate the Russian Revolution and emerged as the first Premier of the Soviet Union. Learn more about the rise of communism in Russia and how Lenin's political thinking was influenced by the German philosopher Karl Marx.

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

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

The United States' Great Depression began when the Wall Street stock market crashed in 1929. Explore the causes of this economic depression, including rampant stock market speculation, increasing consumer credit, and a failure of presidential leadership.

Airplanes & Aviation in the 1920s

5. 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

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

Formed after World War I, the League of Nations was the first intergovernmental organization created to promote lasting peace. Learn how to define the League of Nations, explore its member states, problems, holdouts, and failures, and then discover the reasons for the end of the League.

How World War I Affected Society in Europe & The U.S.

7. How World War I Affected Society in Europe & The U.S.

World War I changed society in Europe and the US, bringing about waves of nationalism and isolationism. Learn about the home front during WWI, explore how the war impacted Europe and the US, and discover the war's long-term effects on both regions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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