Ch 18: History Alive Chapter 18: Era Overview - Global Crisis & Achievement, 1900-1945

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The Era Overview - Global Crisis & Achievement, 1900-1945 chapter of our TCI History Alive! World Connections Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with world history. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Era Overview - Global Crisis & Achievement, 1900-1945 textbook chapter.

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  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
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Students will learn:

  • Effects of world conflicts, including the balances of power, polarity and collective security
  • Germany's unification after the Franco-Prussian War
  • Hitler's rise to power
  • National socialism in Germany
  • Nazism's downfall and the Battle of Berlin
  • Culture and government in Indochina from 1900 - 1945

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5 Lessons in Chapter 18: History Alive Chapter 18: Era Overview - Global Crisis & Achievement, 1900-1945
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Understanding the Balance of Power, Polarity & Collective Security in World Conflicts

1. Understanding the Balance of Power, Polarity & Collective Security in World Conflicts

In this lesson, we will examine some of the theoretical concepts related to modern global conflict. Specifically, we will look at balance of power, types of polarity and lateralism, and collective security.

The Franco-Prussian War & the Unification of Germany

2. The Franco-Prussian War & the Unification of Germany

In this lesson, we will learn about the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany. We will explore how these events helped set the context for French-German conflict in World War I.

The Rise of Hitler & National Socialism

3. The Rise of Hitler & National Socialism

In this lesson, we will explore the rise of Adolf Hitler and National Socialism. We will place these developments in historical context and highlight major events and themes.

Victory in Europe: The Battle of Berlin & the Downfall of the Nazi Regime

4. Victory in Europe: The Battle of Berlin & the Downfall of the Nazi Regime

In this lesson, we learn about the Battle of Berlin and the end of Germany's Nazi regime. We will place this event in historical context and we will understand its importance.

Indochina from 1900 to 1945: Culture, Government & Unrest

5. Indochina from 1900 to 1945: Culture, Government & Unrest

The history of the Vietnam War begins with understanding the events in Indochina prior to the end of 1945. In this lesson, you will learn about Indochina's culture, foreign rule and internal opposition to foreigners prior to the American arrival in Vietnam.

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