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Ch 24: History Alive Chapter 24: World War II

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The World War II 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 World War II textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the History Alive! World War II chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the world history topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Events of the interwar years
  • Asian conflicts between the world wars
  • Unrest in Turkey and India
  • German-British relations before the war
  • American involvement in World War II beginning with Pearl Harbor
  • The use of the atomic bomb in Japan
  • U.S. diplomacy and international politics during World War II
  • The Yalta Conference and the Potsdam Conference

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8 Lessons in Chapter 24: History Alive Chapter 24: World War II
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The Interwar Years: Timeline, Society & Economies

1. The Interwar Years: Timeline, Society & Economies

In this lesson, we explore the varied experiences of the two decades in between the 20th century's two major world wars, from the prosperity of the 1920s to the depths of the Great Depression to the rise of fascism.

Interwar Conflict in Asia Between World Wars: History & Response

2. Interwar Conflict in Asia Between World Wars: History & Response

In this lesson, we discuss Japan and China and the disparate fortunes of the two nations during the interwar period, including Japanese military aggression toward China.

Resistance in Turkey and India Between World Wars

3. Resistance in Turkey and India Between World Wars

In this lesson, we explore the resistance movements to western colonialism in both Turkey and India. Though both experienced colonialism via extremely different circumstances, both exhibited nationalist movements that opposed foreign rule.

Germany vs Great Britain: Appeasement & the Battle Over Britain

4. Germany vs Great Britain: Appeasement & the Battle Over Britain

In this lesson, we examine Neville Chamberlain's policy of appeasement in regards to Hitler's Germany prior to World War II and the ensuing Battle of Britain in 1940.

World War II: The Start of the Second World War

5. World War II: The Start of the Second World War

Learn all about the start of World War II and why the League of Nations could not stop aggression by Italy, Germany and Japan in the 1930s, which led to the outbreak of this second global conflict.

The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II

6. The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II

On December 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan launched a surprise attack against Allied possessions in the Pacific, including the American military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. After decades of conflict between the two nations, the U.S. declared war.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: How the Atomic Bomb Changed Warfare During WWII

7. Hiroshima and Nagasaki: How the Atomic Bomb Changed Warfare During WWII

As America and its WWII allies considered invading Japan, the Manhattan Project successfully developed an atomic weapon. Its use on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, precipitated VJ Day, the end of the Pacific war, on August 14, 1945.

The Yalta Conference and The Potsdam Conference: US Diplomacy & International Politics During World War II

8. The Yalta Conference and The Potsdam Conference: US Diplomacy & International Politics During World War II

Throughout the course of WWII, leaders of many Allied nations met many times to discuss strategy. Then, near the end of the war, two historic conferences shaped the post-war world.

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