Ch 30: European History: The 1920s & 1930s

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View this chapter's engaging video lessons to learn about the historical events and figures that shaped Europe during the 1920s and 1930s. Discover the causes and effects of political, economic and social changes that occurred during the interwar period.

European History: The 1920s & 1930s - Chapter Summary

For this chapter, our professional instructors guide you through the interwar period, the years between the World Wars, of European history. The video lessons examine a number of events that impacted Europe and the rest of the world during the 1920s and 1930s. You'll learn about the economic repercussions of the Great Depression as well as the political consequences of fascism in Europe. The lessons also teach you about the social and cultural impacts of the Roaring Twenties and Jazz Age. By the time you finish studying all of the chapter's video lessons, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the effects of interwar European fascism
  • Explain the Roaring Twenties' economic and social changes
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses of Germany's Weimar Republic
  • Understand the causes and impact of the Great Depression
  • Describe the influences that shaped Jazz Age music and literature

The video lessons we provide to help you study interwar European history are entertaining and often less than 10 minutes long. The videos are filled with essential information about major people, places and events that shaped the time period. You can go back and review these key facts by using the video tags, which keep you from having to rewatch entire videos. The lessons contain transcripts to aid your studies and sometimes have links to text lessons that give additional background information about important terms. You can gauge how well you understand this chapter's material by completing each lesson's quiz.

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