Ch 22: Prentice Hall World History Chapter 19: The World Since 1945 - An Overview (1945-Present)

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The World Since 1945 - An Overview (1945-Present) chapter of this Prentice Hall World History Connections to Today, The Modern Era Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with world events since 1945. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the World Since 1945 textbook chapter.

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Chapter Topics

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

  • Europe's political reconstruction after the second world war
  • Global independence movements since World War II
  • Israeli, African, Egyptian and Algerian decolonization and nationalism
  • Economic recovery programs in Europe
  • Rural and urban population redistributions
  • Causes and impacts of the women's movement

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6 Lessons in Chapter 22: Prentice Hall World History Chapter 19: The World Since 1945 - An Overview (1945-Present)
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Political Reconstruction in Europe After WWII: History & Impact

1. Political Reconstruction in Europe After WWII: History & Impact

In this lesson, we explore the political reconstruction of Europe in the years immediately following World War II and the splitting of Europe between capitalist and communist states.

Post-WWII Independence Movements Around the World: History & Examples

2. Post-WWII Independence Movements Around the World: History & Examples

In this lesson, we explore the diverse and varied experience of decolonization in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa after World War II when Western Europe began to withdraw its claims to far away territory and colonies.

Decolonization and Nationalism in Israel, Egypt, Africa & Algeria

3. Decolonization and Nationalism in Israel, Egypt, Africa & Algeria

In this lesson, we explore the concepts of nationalism and national self-determination and how they affected the decolonization of the Middle East and Africa in the second half of the 20th century.

Economic Reconstruction in Europe After WWII: Recovery Programs & Their Effect

4. Economic Reconstruction in Europe After WWII: Recovery Programs & Their Effect

In this lesson, we explore the measures taken by the United States to aid its European allies in combating the severe economic depression in Europe immediately after World War II.

Population Distribution: Rural vs. Urban Areas

5. Population Distribution: Rural vs. Urban Areas

The distribution of people varies depending in the type of location. In this lesson, we will explore how people are distributed between rural and urban areas and how these populations have changed over time.

The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US

6. The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US

The women's movement of the 1960s ushered in a new wave of feminism that sought to address the national issues of gender. Learn about the movement, its leaders and the ultimate outcome for women in the United States.

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