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Ch 23: Prentice Hall US History Chapter 23: The Coming of War (1931-1942)

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The Coming of War (1931-1942) chapter of this Prentice Hall United States History Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the ideas and events that led to World War II. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Coming of War (1931-1942) textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in Prentice Hall's The Coming of War (1931-1942) chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the World War II buildup 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.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the US history topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • The rise of European nationalism
  • Benito Mussolini and Italian fascism
  • Hitler and the Holocaust
  • FDR's foreign policy before World War II
  • World War II alliances
  • Pearl Harbor attack and US involvement in the war

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6 Lessons in Chapter 23: Prentice Hall US History Chapter 23: The Coming of War (1931-1942)
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Nationalism Grows in Europe: Timeline, Events & Impact

1. Nationalism Grows in Europe: Timeline, Events & Impact

In this lesson, we will study the growth of nationalism that took place during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic age. We will begin by defining nationalism and then explore how it developed in these critical eras.

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

2. 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.

The Rise of Hitler & National Socialism

3. The Rise of Hitler & National Socialism

In this lesson, we will explore the rise of Adolf Hitler and National Socialism. We will place these developments in historical context and highlight major events and themes.

Franklin D. Roosevelt's Foreign Policy Prior to World War II

4. Franklin D. Roosevelt's Foreign Policy Prior to World War II

President Franklin D. Roosevelt's foreign policy focused on moving the United States from isolation to intervention. Learn more about Roosevelt's foreign policy on the eve of the Second World War.

Alliances and Expansions During World War II

5. 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.

The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II

6. The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II

On December 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan launched a surprise attack against Allied possessions in the Pacific, including the American military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. After decades of conflict between the two nations, the U.S. declared war.

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