Ch 16: Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 15: Years of Crisis (1919-1939)

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The Years of Crisis (1919-1939) chapter of this McDougal Littell Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Textbook Companion course helps students learn the essential world history lessons of global crises in 1919-1939. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Years of Crisis(1919-1939) textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in McDougal Littell's Years of Crisis (1919-1939) chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the global crises 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:

  • American literature, art and culture of the 1920s
  • Strengths and weaknesses of Germany's Weimar Republic
  • Causes and repercussions of the Great Depression
  • Governmental response to the Great Depression
  • Mussolini and the rise of Italian fascism
  • The rise and fall of Hitler's Third Reich
  • The collapse of Western democracies

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8 Lessons in Chapter 16: Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 15: Years of Crisis (1919-1939)
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American Art, Pop Culture & Literature of the 1920s

1. American Art, Pop Culture & Literature of the 1920s

In this lesson, we will examine the art, literature and popular culture associated with the 1920s. We will identify several key terms and figures related to the culture of the period, and understand them in historical context.

1920s American Culture: City Life & Values

2. 1920s American Culture: City Life & Values

The 1920s was a time of enormous cultural change. In this lesson, we will examine urban culture during the 1920s. We will compare urban values with those of rural locations and see how urban culture became a symbol of the decade as a whole.

The Weimar Republic: Strengths, Weaknesses & Collapse

3. The Weimar Republic: Strengths, Weaknesses & Collapse

In this lesson, we explore the Weimar Republic, the democratic government which governed Germany in between World War I and the rise of the Nazi party and Adolf Hitler.

The Great Depression: Timeline, Causes & Impact

4. The Great Depression: Timeline, Causes & Impact

In this lesson, we explore the Great Depression and the economic trends and practices that caused the greatest economic meltdown in the history of the world.

Response to the Great Depression: Governmental Policies in the US, Britain & France

5. Response to the Great Depression: Governmental Policies in the US, Britain & France

In this lesson, we explore the greatest economic catastrophe of the 20th century, the Great Depression, as well as U.S., British, and French responses to the crisis.

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

6. 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.

Hitler's Third Reich: Rise to Power, History & Collapse

7. Hitler's Third Reich: Rise to Power, History & Collapse

In this lesson, we explore the rise of Hitler's Third Reich, its domination of German society in the 1930s, and the world war it began which eventually led to its downfall.

The Fall of Western Democracies: Nations, Events & Replacement Governments

8. The Fall of Western Democracies: Nations, Events & Replacement Governments

In this lesson, we explore several European democracies that fell in the 1930s and 1940s to fascist dictatorships or Soviet-supported communist governments.

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