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This chapter helps students review the concepts in a between the world wars unit of a standard high school world history course. Topics covered include:
- The rise of communism
- The Soviet Union under Stalin
- The Great Depression
1. The Soviet Union Under Stalin: Five-Year Plans, Purges & Policies
As one of the most vicious eras in the Soviet Union, the rule of Joseph Stalin negatively impacted his people and radically changed the country's economy. Discover more about Stalin's rule, including his rise, five-year plans, purges and policies, and his death.
2. 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.
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.
4. National Industrial Recovery Act: Definition & Summary
To address the economic slump of the Great Depression, the Roosevelt Administration created the National Industrial Recovery Act to revive the industrial sector. Learn about the aspects of this program in this lesson.
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- Early Indian Civilization: Help and Review
- Early Chinese Civilization: Help and Review
- Asian History (1000-1300 CE): Help and Review
- History of Ancient Greece in World History: Help and Review
- Hellenism and the Athenian Achievement in World History: Help and Review
- The Rise of the Roman Republic in World History: Help and Review
- History of the Fall of Rome: Help and Review
- The Rise of Christianity: Help and Review
- The Eastern Mediterranean: Help and Review
- Introduction to the Dark Ages: Help and Review
- African History: Help and Review
- The Early Middle Ages in World History: Help and Review
- The Medieval Warm Period in World History: Help and Review
- The High Middle Ages in World History: Help and Review
- Pre-European Civilizations in North America: Help and Review
- The Late Middle Ages in World History: Help and Review
- The Renaissance in World History: Help and Review
- The Age of Exploration in World History: Help and Review
- The Reformation Across Europe: Help and Review
- The Elizabethan Era in World History: Help and Review
- Colonialism: Help and Review
- The Enlightenment & World Revolutions: Help and Review
- World War I: Help and Review
- World War II: Help and Review
- The Cold War: Help and Review
- Post War Europe, Asia, Middle East, and Africa: Help and Review
- Latin America Since 1900: Help and Review
- The 21st Century: Help and Review
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