Ch 32: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: World War II

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Brush up on your understanding of World War II as you prepare for the OAE - Integrated Social Studies exam. Use our video lessons and quizzes to help get ready for exam questions on this topic.

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

Let us help you refresh your knowledge of the major events of World War II, including the Holocaust and D-Day, as you study for the OAE - Integrated Social Studies exam. Our video lessons and quizzes will give you the information to answer exam questions on these topics:

  • How the war started
  • Fighting in Europe and North Africa
  • Genocide in Nazi Germany
  • The war against Japan
  • The D-Day invasion of Europe
  • National alliances and expansions

These short lessons, taught by expert instructors, are entertaining and informative. Each is paired with a written transcript so you can read along with the narrator. You can move through the lessons at your own pace, watching on a computer or mobile device.

Objectives of the OAE - Integrated Social Studies: World War II Chapter

Ohio teachers seeking certification in social studies must pass the OAE - Integrated Social Studies exam. There are five subject areas, called domains, on this test, and questions on the material this chapter covers may be found in two domains -- U.S. history or the historiography and world history section. Each account for 25% of the total scoring on the exam.

Every question on the OAE - Integrated Social Studies exam is multiple choice, just like the quizzes that accompany each of our lessons. By completing these quizzes, you can get experience answering computer-based test questions and also assess your learning prior to taking the exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 32: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: World War II
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World War II: The Start of the Second World War

1. World War II: The Start of the Second World War

Learn all about the start of World War II and why the League of Nations could not stop aggression by Italy, Germany and Japan in the 1930s, which led to the outbreak of this second global conflict.

The European Theater in WWII: The Eastern Front, Western Front & Fight for North Africa

2. The European Theater in WWII: The Eastern Front, Western Front & Fight for North Africa

Hitler and Nazi Germany dominated the European fields of battle early in WWII. This lesson is an overview of key military operations between 1939 and 1943 in Europe on both the Eastern and Western fronts.

The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism and Genocide in Nazi Germany

3. The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism and Genocide in Nazi Germany

The Holocaust was the persecution and mass murder of as many as 11 million people by Adolf Hitler and the Nazis between 1933 and 1945. Learn about the people they targeted, the progression of events leading up to the Final Solution and the end of the genocide in this lesson.

The Pacific Ocean Theater of WWII: Japan vs. The Allies

4. The Pacific Ocean Theater of WWII: Japan vs. The Allies

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United States entered WWII. Watch this video to learn about some of the key battles, as well as the general nature, of the Pacific theater of the war.

The D-Day Invasion: The Beginning of the End of Nazi Germany

5. The D-Day Invasion: The Beginning of the End of Nazi Germany

Operation Overlord, the invasion of Nazi-occupied Western Europe, began with the D-Day landings on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, with Hitler's last stand taking place at the Battle of the Bulge. Learn about these and other events that contributed to the end of Nazi Germany.

Alliances and Expansions During World War II

6. Alliances and Expansions During World War II

In this lesson, we will examine the various alliances and territorial expansions surrounding the Second World War. We will see how these led to the outbreak of war and place them in historical context.

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