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Ch 20: History of Our World Chapter 20: A Changing World

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The Changing World chapter of this Prentice Hall History of Our World Textbook Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the changing of the world. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Changing World textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Prentice Hall A Changing World chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the changing of the world 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.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the history topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • The growth of nationalism in Europe
  • Major revolutions of 1848
  • The effects of European imperialism
  • The Berlin Conference and colonization in Africa
  • British rule in India
  • Changes in Latin America between 1900 and 1950
  • Latin American migrations to the US
  • The Meiji Era and Japan's westernization
  • American Imperialism in the Caribbean and Latin America

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10 Lessons in Chapter 20: History of Our World Chapter 20: A Changing World
Nationalism Grows in Europe: Timeline, Events & Impact

1. Nationalism Grows in Europe: Timeline, Events & Impact

In this lesson, we will study the growth of nationalism that took place during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic age. We will begin by defining nationalism and then explore how it developed in these critical eras.

Revolutions of 1848 & the Spring of Nations: Major Revolutions, Causes & Collapse

2. Revolutions of 1848 & the Spring of Nations: Major Revolutions, Causes & Collapse

This lesson will examine the Revolutions of 1848 that swept across Europe. We will look at the causes of these revolutions and highlight the key themes and events surrounding the 'Spring of Nations.'

European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects

3. European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects

This lesson will explore European imperialism in the 19th and 20th centuries. In doing this it will define New Imperialism and explain how economic growth, national rivalries, and moral superiority motivated it.

The Colonization of Africa & the Berlin Conference: Definition & Purpose

4. The Colonization of Africa & the Berlin Conference: Definition & Purpose

This lesson will explore the 19th and 20th century colonization of Africa, which forever changed the political landscape of the continent. In doing so, it will highlight the Berlin Conference and the Principle of Effectivity.

British Rule & Nationalism in India

5. British Rule & Nationalism in India

Although they fell into full rule of India almost by accident, the British were able to bring remarkable ability and passion to their rule. That said, as some Indians fell in love with British culture, more longed for the ideals of democracy and nationalism that were denied to them. The legacy of British rule remains controversial to this day.

Social & Economic Changes in Latin America: 1900-1950

6. Social & Economic Changes in Latin America: 1900-1950

This lesson explores Latin America during the first half of the 20th century. It highlights the economic strains linked to World War I. It also discusses U.S. involvement in the region.

Causes of Latin American Migration to the United States

7. Causes of Latin American Migration to the United States

This video examines the causes of Latin American migration to the United States. In particular, we look at 5 theories of Latin American migration and highlight them with examples of different kinds of Latin American migration.

The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

8. The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

In this lesson, we explore the opening of Japan to Western trade by Commodore Matthew Perry in the mid-18th century. We'll then look at the ensuing westernization of the country in the Meiji period.

American Imperialism: Definition, Reasons & Rising International Power

9. American Imperialism: Definition, Reasons & Rising International Power

When George Washington left office, he warned against getting drawn into global issues, yet just over 100 years later, the U.S. began its rise to become the dominant world power. What started this rise of American Imperialism?

American Imperialism in Latin America & the Caribbean

10. American Imperialism in Latin America & the Caribbean

Around the turn of the 20th century, the United States entered a period of non-colonial imperial expansion throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Learn about the short-term and long-term effects of some of these policies in this video lesson.

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