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Revolution & Nationalism in Asia- Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
In this series of brief and engaging video lessons led by a qualified instructor, you'll learn why some areas in Asia were primed for revolution and nationalism in the early 20th century. From major powers like Russia and China, to smaller countries like Indonesia and Vietnam, you'll see what kind of economic, political, and social factors laid the groundwork for this kind of internal conflict. You'll also get an overview of the after-effects of revolution and nationalism - for example, you'll learn about Stalin's purges. Through these lessons, you'll learn things like:
- Why the Russian Revolution was successful in terms of overthrowing the tsar
- How Stalin kept power in the U.S.S.R.
- What made Imperial China vulnerable
- How decolonization and nationalism set the stage for revolution in Southeast Asia
|The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects||Understand the roots of the Russian Revolution and its aftermath.|
|The U.S.S.R.: History & Creation||Describe the unification of the U.S.S.R., and the role of communism.|
|The Soviet Union Under Stalin: Five-Year Plans, Purges & Policies||Discuss life in the U.S.S.R. under Stalin and the policies that supported his rule.|
|The Collapse of Imperial China||Explain the causes of failure in Imperial China and the changes that followed.|
|Decolonization and Nationalism in Indonesia, Vietnam, India & Pakistan||Discuss the relationship among decolonization and nationalism in certain Asian countries.|
1. The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects
In this lesson, we will examine the Russian Revolution. We will see what events led to the revolution, and we'll learn how the revolution impacted Russia's involvement in World War I.
2. The U.S.S.R.: History & Creation
In this lesson, we will learn about the creation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, commonly referred to as the Soviet Union. We will learn what events brought about the emergence of the Soviet Union, and how it has impacted the course of world history.
3. 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.
4. The Collapse of Imperial China
The Qing Dynasty was the last of the imperial dynasties to rule China, and largely fell due to the work of outside powers. From an over-dependence on old ways to a failed war on drugs, the Qing suffered greatly during their last years.
5. Decolonization and Nationalism in Indonesia, Vietnam, India & Pakistan
In this lesson, we explore the nature of nationalism in the colonial world and its various manifestations in South and Southeast Asia during the second half of the 20th century.
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Other chapters within the History 113: World History II course
- Europe's Age of Exploration
- The Protestant Reformation
- The Elizabethan Era in Europe
- European Colonialism
- Absolute Monarchs in Europe
- Empire and Expansion in the 18th Century
- The Asian World (1368-1911)
- The Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment
- The French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte
- Nationalist Revolutions Across the World
- Industrialization in the Western World
- European Life & Trends
- Imperialism in the 19th-20th Centuries
- Global Transformations in the Early 20th Century
- World War I: Battles & Diplomacy
- Crisis & Depression Between the World Wars
- World War II: European & Pacific Theaters
- Restructuring the World After World War II
- The Spread of Democracy Across the World
- Europe & the United States After 1945
- Latin America after 1945
- Africa & the Middle East After 1945
- Asia & the Pacific After 1945
- Contemporary Global Concerns