Ch 51: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Post-War World

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Prepare for the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination by watching this chapter's video lessons on the reconstruction efforts and politics of the post-war era. After reviewing the lessons, take the self-assessment quizzes to test your retention.

OAE Integrated Social Studies: Post-War World - Chapter Summary

Watch this chapter's video lessons to review the cultural and political developments that occurred on various continents in the years following World War II. The chapter's lessons emphasize the Berlin Wall and the history of the Iron Curtain as well as the significance of the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan. Review these lessons for assistance with:

  • Understanding conditions in post-war Europe
  • Discussing the occupation of Japan
  • Describing the creation of Eastern Bloc states
  • Explaining America's post-war foreign policies
  • Analyzing American life during the 1940s and 1950s, including the baby boom
  • Learning about the implications of the Cold War
  • Examining the post-war era's counter-culture

This chapter provides information that you could encounter on the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. Review each of the short video lessons, which are taught by credentialed instructors. Learn by looking over the information in the written transcripts and by asking questions of the experts. You can study whenever your schedule allows. Afterward, take the multiple-choice quizzes that follow each lesson.

OAE Integrated Social Studies - Post-War World Chapter Objectives

The U.S. History domain of the five-domain OAE Integrated Social Studies examination may ask you to demonstrate your understanding of the political and social movements of the post-war world. This domain amounts to approximately 25% of the assessment score. When you take the overall examination, you'll be allowed three hours to answer 150 multiple-choice questions. The examination is administered on the computer.

7 Lessons in Chapter 51: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Post-War World
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Post-War Europe: the Berlin Airlift & the Marshall Plan

1. Post-War Europe: the Berlin Airlift & the Marshall Plan

In this lesson, we will learn about the Marshall Plan and the Berlin Airlift. We will examine the conditions in postwar Europe that resulted in these events, and we will understand why they are important.

Post-War Asia: Korea's Partition & Reconstruction of Japan's Government

2. Post-War Asia: Korea's Partition & Reconstruction of Japan's Government

In this lesson, we will examine post-war Asia. We will specifically focus on the partition of Korea, and the occupation and reconstruction of Japan. We will understand why these events took place, and how their impact is felt to this day.

Post-War Soviet Union & Eastern Europe: The Descent of the Iron Curtain

3. Post-War Soviet Union & Eastern Europe: The Descent of the Iron Curtain

In this lesson, we will learn about some of the dynamic events that followed World War II in Eastern Europe. We will explore the descent of the Iron Curtain, and learn about the formation of the Eastern Bloc states.

Post-War American Politics: Foreign & Domestic Policy

4. Post-War American Politics: Foreign & Domestic Policy

In this lesson, we will learn about American politics in the post-war era. We will highlight the broad contours of foreign and domestic policies, and learn how Americans planned to deal with the challenges of an increasingly complex world.

Post-War American Life: Culture of the late 1940s & 1950s

5. Post-War American Life: Culture of the late 1940s & 1950s

In this lesson, we will explore American postwar culture. We will learn what life was like throughout the late 1940s and the 1950s by highlighting important cultural trends.

Post-war Latin American Politics

6. Post-war Latin American Politics

This lesson explores the political events occurring in post-World War II Latin America. We highlight the impact of the Cold War and American intervention.

The Counter-Culture of Post-War America

7. The Counter-Culture of Post-War America

In this lesson we will explore the counter-culture of the postwar era. We will examine the groups and individuals who defied the conventions of mainstream society.

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