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- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the historical events that occurred between World War I and World War II
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- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
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How it works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Between the World Wars chapter exam.
Why it works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in an interwar unit of a standard global history and geography course. Topics covered include:
- The Weimar Republic
- The Great Depression
- The rise of fascism in Italy
- Hitler and the Third Reich
- The Spanish Civil War
1. Gains of Global Democracy After 1919: History & Summary
In this lesson we briefly discuss the end of WWI and explore the proliferation of new states that occurred with the collapse of several central and eastern European empires.
2. 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.
3. 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.
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.
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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. The Spanish Civil War & the Influence of Foreign Powers: Definition, Summary & Timeline
In this lesson, we explore the Spanish Civil War that broke out between nationalists and socialists in Spain in the 1930s. In the aftermath, General Francisco Franco instituted a fascist dictatorship.
11. The Japanese Invasion of Manchuria in 1931
In this lesson, you will learn about the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1931. You will read about the build up to, and the motivation for, the invasion. The lesson will focus on the Japanese invasion of Manchuria, and describe its aftermath.
12. Hawley-Smoot Tariff of 1930: Definition & Overview
As the U.S. sank deeper into the economic abyss of the Great Depression, Congress passed the Hawley-Smoot Tariff. Widely considered a disaster, read about the tariff and quiz yourself.
13. Louis Brandeis: Quotes & Biography
Louis Brandeis was the first Jewish person to sit on the Supreme Court and was known for advocating causes of privacy and personal liberty in his legal career and on the Court.
14. National Labor Relations Act: Summary & Explanation
The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 protected and strengthened the rights of workers. In this lesson, you'll learn about how this New Deal policy affected workers and work itself.
15. The National Recovery Administration: History & Overview
To address the industrial challenges of the Great Depression, the National Recovery Administration aimed at stabilizing the business sector through reducing competition. Its gains, however, were limited and the Supreme Court struck down the law in 1935.
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