Ch 23: MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: Colonization in Asia, Africa & Middle East

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This chapter presents lessons that were designed to help prepare you for your upcoming Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA) Social Science Multi-Content test. Lessons are on colonization in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: Colonization in Asia, Africa & Middle East - Chapter Summary

Let our subject-matter experts help you as you get ready to take the MEGA Social Science Multi-Content test. These lessons are intended as a refresher to assist you in answering test questions on lesson topics like:

  • Timeline and resulting conflicts from the creation of Israel in 1948
  • Independence movements around the world after World War II
  • History of the Chinese Revolution and the creation of Taiwan
  • The resistance in India and Turkey between the World Wars
  • Asian conflicts between the World Wars
  • The causes and effects of the Crimean War
  • Key events in Africa from 1945-present
  • The Middle East from 1945-present

Our lesson instructors created these 5-10 minute videos to get you up to speed on colonialism. Each lesson features a quiz at the end. If it turns out you need to go back over any of the lesson material, you can do so by referring to the video transcript provided. You can also go right to any specific place in the video using our timeline tool, which operates off of keywords to speed you directly there. Another one of our handy features allows you to submit a question to a Study.com expert.

8 Lessons in Chapter 23: MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: Colonization in Asia, Africa & Middle East
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The Creation of Israel in 1948: Timeline & Resulting Conflicts

1. The Creation of Israel in 1948: Timeline & Resulting Conflicts

In this lesson, we explore the movements and political developments that led to the creation of the state of Israel and the subsequent backlash from the Arab world.

Post-WWII Independence Movements Around the World: History & Examples

2. Post-WWII Independence Movements Around the World: History & Examples

In this lesson, we explore the diverse and varied experience of decolonization in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa after World War II when Western Europe began to withdraw its claims to far away territory and colonies.

The Chinese Revolution and Creation of Taiwan: History & Timeline

3. The Chinese Revolution and Creation of Taiwan: History & Timeline

In this lesson we explore the long struggle between the Kuomintang and the Chinese Communist Party before, during, and after WWII, and the subsequent creation of Taiwan after the communist victory.

Resistance in Turkey and India Between World Wars

4. 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.

Interwar Conflict in Asia Between World Wars: History & Response

5. 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.

The Crimean War: Summary, Causes & Effects

6. The Crimean War: Summary, Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we explore the Crimean War of 1854-1856 between Russia and the Ottoman Empire, France, and Great Britain. It is often considered one of the more bungled military campaigns in recent Western history.

Important Events in Africa: 1945-Present

7. Important Events in Africa: 1945-Present

More than any other region, Africa has transformed dramatically over the past 70 years. This lesson explains how a continent of colonies transformed into a continent of vibrant states.

Overview of the Middle East: 1945-Present

8. Overview of the Middle East: 1945-Present

The Middle East has undergone considerable changes since 1945. From 'mandate' territories to areas of great geopolitical interest, few aspects of modern life are untouched by the events of this region.

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