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Ch 21: Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 20: Global Interdependence (1960-Present)

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The Global Interdependence chapter of this McDougal Littell Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with global interdependence. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Global Interdependence textbook chapter.

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Students will learn:

  • Scientific and technological advancements since 1945
  • Benefits and problems from the Green Revolution
  • Effects of the globalization of business
  • Key political and social developments post-1945
  • Types of terrorism
  • The political effects of Islamic fundamentalism
  • The destruction caused by the 9/11 terrorist attack
  • The timeline of the Iraq War
  • Post-1945 culture, art, religion and philosophy
  • The history of the HIV/AIDS pandemic

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9 Lessons in Chapter 21: Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 20: Global Interdependence (1960-Present)
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The Advance of Science & Technology Since 1945: Developments & Impact

1. The Advance of Science & Technology Since 1945: Developments & Impact

In this lesson, we explore just a few of the numerous advances and innovations made in the worlds of sciences and technology, from automobiles and televisions to computers and phones that can fit in the palm of your hand.

What Is the Green Revolution? - Definition, Benefits, and Issues

2. What Is the Green Revolution? - Definition, Benefits, and Issues

Over the years many significant agricultural changes have occurred in order to supply enough food for the growing human population. In this lesson, we will explore the Green Revolution and investigate the benefits and issues associated with this period.

What Is Globalization of Business? - Definition, Impact & Effects

3. What Is Globalization of Business? - Definition, Impact & Effects

What is globalization of business? In this lesson we'll discuss what it is, its impact on the global marketplace, and the effects of globalization on businesses worldwide.

Social & Political Developments Since 1945

4. Social & Political Developments Since 1945

In this lesson, we examine several social and political developments in the United States and in Western Europe since 1945, from the civil rights movement to the creation of the European Union.

Understanding the Iraq War

5. Understanding the Iraq War

The Iraq War lasted from 2003-2011. Thousands of American and Coalition forces died during the conflict, as well as many thousands of Iraqis. The American decision to go to war in Iraq remains controversial today.

Islamic Fundamentalism and World Politics: Wahhabi Movement, Muslim Brotherhood & Jihad

6. Islamic Fundamentalism and World Politics: Wahhabi Movement, Muslim Brotherhood & Jihad

This lesson will seek to explain the impact of Wahhabism and the Muslim Brotherhood on Islam and the world's politics. In doing so, it will highlight the Koran and Sharia law and their influence in places like Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

George W. Bush: the 9/11 Terrorist Attack & War on Terror

7. George W. Bush: the 9/11 Terrorist Attack & War on Terror

The September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States forced President George W. Bush to reappraise his foreign policy. Learn about the tragic day, the Bush Doctrine and the ensuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Art & Culture Since 1945: Types & Artists

8. Art & Culture Since 1945: Types & Artists

In this lesson, we explore the art and culture of post-World War II Western society, from the fledgling television programming to the disparate directions of 20th-century art.

Religion & Philosophy Since 1945

9. Religion & Philosophy Since 1945

In this lesson, we explore some of the major developments in the world of ideas since the end of World War II, from the increased public engagement of professional philosophy and Catholicism to the growth of Islam.

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