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- The causes of the war
- The official position of the U.S.
- Why the U.S. entered the war
- Peace conditions and terms
- President's Wilson's 14 Points
- Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin and communism
- The establishment of the Soviet Union
- Josef Stalin's quest for power
- Stalin's 5-year plans, policies and purges
- The Wall Street Crash of 1929
- The Great Depression
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
8. The Communist Manifesto: Summary & Analysis
Find out what the 'Communist Manifesto' is. Learn the main ideas of each chapter of the Manifesto, and the points of communism's political platform. Read the lesson, then take a quiz to test your new knowledge.
9. Value-Neutrality: Definition & Examples
Value-neutrality is an important part of many disciplines. The precise meaning of this term varies, depending on where one hears it. The different degrees to which value-neutrality is important - and some of the disciplines in which it has importance - are discussed here.
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