Ch 31: European History: World War II

About This Chapter

Watch fun videos and see the major events of World War II. Learn about the fall of France, military strategies and the war's aftermath. Take the chapter exam to verify your knowledge of World War II.

European History: World War II - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, subject experts take you on a journey through the various European countries that played a role in World War II. You'll examine the strategies that led to France's fall and study the battle over Britain before moving on to activities in Nazi Germany, including genocide and anti-Semitism. This chapter also looks at events in the Pacific Ocean and North Africa. After you've watched these lessons, you'll have knowledge of:

  • Germany versus Great Britain
  • Hitler's goals during the war
  • The Holocaust
  • Japan versus the Allies
  • The Eastern and Western fronts
  • Aftermath of the war

World War II unfolds before your eyes through the graphics and illustrations that are featured in this chapter's videos. Lessons are taught by professional instructors who provide engaging narration about major events of the war. You'll also find transcripts for each video, in case you want further info or to clarify a main point from the video. End your study of each topic with the self-assessment quiz to make sure you're up to speed on the topics covered in the videos.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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