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Ch 36: Civilization Between WWI & WWII - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy

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Study civilization between World War I and World War II by watching the informational videos in this chapter. They can help you get ready for the MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy examination. Quizzes and transcripts are included.

Civilization Between WWI & WWII: MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy - Chapter Summary

View the video lessons in this chapter so you'll have extensive knowledge when taking the MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy examination for a teaching endorsement. The chapter explores the changes that took place around the world from World War I to World War II. The background of the Weimar Republic is discussed along with the leadership of Adolph Hitler and the collapse of his Third Reich. The online lessons look at the positive aspects of Germany's Great Coalition as well as the reasons for the rise of the Fascist Party. Use this chapter's educational lessons in order to:

  • Understand advances in global democracy after 1919
  • Explain the successes and failures of the Weimar Republic
  • Describe the effects of the Great Depression
  • Discuss Benito Mussolini and his forming of the Fascist Party
  • Teach students about the five-year plan of Stalin and Hitler's rise to power
  • Examine the battles of the Spanish Civil War

When you watch these familiar topics via this chapter's short, animated videos, you can become even more prepared for questions you'll address during the MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy examination. Designed to be engaging and fun, the lessons can be accessed with a mobile device and studied on-the-go. The text in the transcripts match the wording of the videos verbatim. Names and key events are often in bold print, and you can take the time to research and study them in more detail.

Civilization Between WWI & WWII: MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy Chapter Objectives

Showcase what you've recalled and understood in this chapter when you get to the fourth subarea of the MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy examination. The History subarea has 12 - 14 objectives and 24 - 26 multiple-choice questions. It amounts to 20% of the assessment score. In all, there are six subareas, 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response assignments on the computer-based examination. You must finish within four hours and achieve a qualifying score of 240 to earn your teaching certification.

7 Lessons in Chapter 36: Civilization Between WWI & WWII - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy
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Gains of Global Democracy After 1919: History & Summary

1. Gains of Global Democracy After 1919: History & Summary

In this lesson we briefly discuss the end of WWI and explore the proliferation of new states that occurred with the collapse of several central and eastern European empires.

The Weimar Republic: Strengths, Weaknesses & Collapse

2. The Weimar Republic: Strengths, Weaknesses & Collapse

In this lesson, we explore the Weimar Republic, the democratic government which governed Germany in between World War I and the rise of the Nazi party and Adolf Hitler.

The Great Depression: Timeline, Causes & Impact

3. The Great Depression: Timeline, Causes & Impact

In this lesson, we explore the Great Depression and the economic trends and practices that caused the greatest economic meltdown in the history of the world.

The Rise of Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism: Facts & Timeline

4. The Rise of Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism: Facts & Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the rise of fascism in interwar Italy, as led by Il Duce, Benito Mussolini. Mussolini's oppressive, totalitarian regime fell during WWII.

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

5. 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.

Hitler's Third Reich: Rise to Power, History & Collapse

6. Hitler's Third Reich: Rise to Power, History & Collapse

In this lesson, we explore the rise of Hitler's Third Reich, its domination of German society in the 1930s, and the world war it began which eventually led to its downfall.

The Spanish Civil War & the Influence of Foreign Powers: Definition, Summary & Timeline

7. The Spanish Civil War & the Influence of Foreign Powers: Definition, Summary & Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the Spanish Civil War that broke out between nationalists and socialists in Spain in the 1930s. In the aftermath, General Francisco Franco instituted a fascist dictatorship.

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