Ch 39: Approaching World War II (1919-1939)

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The lessons in this chapter were developed to boost your knowledge the period of time approaching World War II (1919-1939). Lessons come with a short quiz you can take to allow you to assess your understanding of the material.

Approaching World War II (1919-1939) - Chapter Summary

Use these lessons to better your understanding of the major global political and economic factors in the time period leading up to World War II (1919-1939). Consider issues like policy response to the Great Depression and occupations, agreements and appeasement as causes of World War II.

Additionally, these lessons present material on the following:

  • Global democracy after 1919
  • The Weimar Republic
  • Resistance in Turkey and India during the interwar period
  • Conflicts in Asia between the world wars
  • Timeline of the rise of Mussolini and Italian fascism
  • Stalin's Soviet Union
  • Hitler's rise to power and the Third Reich
  • The Spanish Civil War

Lessons are a series of videos that each discuss one aspect of the subject matter. A multiple-choice quiz is available for you to take after each lesson as a self-assessment. If you need help, you can submit a question directly to the instructor.

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