Ch 27: Holt World History - Human Legacy Chapter 27: The Interwar Years

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The Interwar Years chapter of this Holt World History - Human Legacy Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the interwar years. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Interwar Years textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Holt Interwar Years chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the interwar years 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 about:

  • Asia's interwar conflicts
  • Resistance movements in India and Turkey
  • Nationalism and decolonization in Egypt and Africa
  • The causes of the Great Depression and the resulting unemployment rates
  • Herbert Hoover's presidency and the Great Depression
  • Roosevelt and the first and second New Deal programs
  • Japan's military aggression
  • Mussolini and fascism
  • Stalin and the Soviet Union
  • Hitler and national socialism

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13 Lessons in Chapter 27: Holt World History - Human Legacy Chapter 27: The Interwar Years
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Interwar Conflict in Asia Between World Wars: History & Response

1. 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

2. 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.

Decolonization and Nationalism in Israel, Egypt, Africa & Algeria

3. Decolonization and Nationalism in Israel, Egypt, Africa & Algeria

In this lesson, we explore the concepts of nationalism and national self-determination and how they affected the decolonization of the Middle East and Africa in the second half of the 20th century.

The Great Depression: The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and Other Causes

4. The Great Depression: The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and Other Causes

October 29, 1929, marked the beginning of the Great Depression in the United States. Learn about this event, including the factors that contributed to the collapse of the American economy.

America During the Great Depression: The Dust Bowl, Unemployment & Cultural Issues

5. America During the Great Depression: The Dust Bowl, Unemployment & Cultural Issues

The Great Depression was a period of economic hardship for a majority of Americans. Learn about the devastating conditions created by the Depression and the American response to the tragedy.

President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression

6. President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression

During his tenure, President Herbert Hoover attempted to end the Great Depression. Learn about his various policies in dealing with the economic collapse and their overall impact on the Depression in this video lesson.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal: The First 100 Days

7. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal: The First 100 Days

President Franklin Roosevelt's first New Deal program represented an aggressive legislative campaign to relieve American suffering and end the Great Depression. Learn more about the first 100 days of the New Deal.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal

8. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal

President Franklin Roosevelt's second New Deal represented a more conservative approach to battling the Great Depression. Learn more about the program, including its legislation and legacy.

Japanese Military Aggression in the 1920s

9. Japanese Military Aggression in the 1920s

In the early 20th century, Japan turned very quickly from an advocate for global peace to an aggressive empire. In this lesson we will explore this transition and show how Japan redefined its goals in the 1920s.

Fascism: Characteristics, History & Rise

10. Fascism: Characteristics, History & Rise

In this lesson, we explore the characteristics of the form of government known as fascism, including briefly examining history's best example of fascism: Hitler's Germany.

The Rise of Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism: Facts & Timeline

11. The Rise of Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism: Facts & Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the rise of fascism in interwar Italy, as led by Il Duce, Benito Mussolini. Mussolini's oppressive, totalitarian regime fell during WWII.

The Soviet Union Under Stalin: Five-Year Plans, Purges & Policies

12. The Soviet Union Under Stalin: Five-Year Plans, Purges & Policies

In this lesson, we explore the brutal rule of Joseph Stalin in the Soviet Union, from 1928 to 1953. Stalin radically transformed the economy of the Soviet Union, while also terrorizing its people.

The Rise of Hitler & National Socialism

13. 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.

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