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Studying for History 102 - Summary
These flashcard sets can help you improve your understanding of major world events and political developments in world history since 1648. Some of the topics covered in these flashcards include:
- The scientific revolution and the Enlightenment
- French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars
- World Wars I and II and the interwar period
- Modern western civilization
How They Work
Take advantage of these flashcards to assist with memorization of various eras and events of world history. Studying with flashcards provides you with the ability to pick out certain terms and study them as many times as you need.
- Open a flashcard set for the topic you're studying about world history.
- Identify the historical image, word, name or event on the flashcard.
- Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
- Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
- Click the Next arrow to proceed through the flashcard set.
- Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again to reinforce your understanding of world history.
1. Analyzing & Examining the Causes of War in Western Civilization: Essay Prompts
You have learned that war can be caused by a number of different factors. The prompts in this lesson will help you analyze and examine these causes and how they interact.
2. Comparing and Contrasting Political Ideologies & Movements: Essay Prompts
As you have learned, a variety of political ideologies and movements have risen over the course of human history. Use this lesson to help synthesize your understanding of these different philosophies and their enactments.
World Events from 1648-1740 Flashcards
In this set of flashcards, you'll explore several key world events that took place between 1648 and 1740. Learn how power declined and rose for some and not others, and look at industrial change, the emergence of new nations, and population shifts.
Scientific Revolution & Enlightenment Flashcards
This set of flashcards will ~'enlighten~' you on two important periods in European history: The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment. Explore main ideas, the thinkers who developed these new theories, leaders, and the impact of both time periods.
French Revolution & Napoleon Flashcards
This set of flashcards will help you study the French Revolution and its post-war leader, Napoleon. Discover key events leading to the conflict, significant leadership during this time, and the lasting effects of both the war and Napoleon's leadership.
Overview of Industrialization Flashcards
The goal of this set of flashcards is to help you review the Industrial Era and Industrial Revolution in European History. Learn the causes of the Industrial Revolution, new inventions, and lasting effects of this progressive time in Western history.
Political Developments from 1760-1848 Flashcards
These flashcards will give you a chance to master the main concepts of political developments in Europe during the mid 1700s to the mid 1800s. Review various revolutions, leaders, and ideologies of the time.
World Events from 1850-1914 Flashcards
This set of flashcards deals with world events from 1850 to 1914. From isolationist Japan, to post-Civil War America, to industrializing Europe, you will learn about the political, military, and socioeconomic events that shaped this era.
This set of flashcards deals specifically with the topic of imperialism during the 19th and 20th centuries. You will learn about the expansion of European nations into Africa, Asia, and the Americas, as well as the rise of U.S. imperialism.
World War I Flashcards
This set of flashcards examines World War I, including its causes, events, and aftermath. Here, you will get a glimpse into one of the bloodiest and most brutal periods in history.
Between the World Wars Flashcards
These flashcards cover the historical developments and international crises that unfolded between World War I and World War II. Known as the Interwar Period, this era includes the Great Depression and the beginnings of the bloodiest conflict in history.
Overview of World War II Flashcards
This set of flashcards covers the historical developments during the Second World War, the bloodiest conflict in human history. It covers both the battles and events of the War itself, as well as political, cultural, and economic aspects of the War.
Modern Western Civilization Flashcards
The following set of flashcards covers World history from the end of the Second World War to the late twentieth century. It includes a glimpse at the economic, political, cultural, and social developments of this era.
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Other chapters within the History 102: Western Civilization II course
- Introduction to Western Civilization II
- Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe (1648-1715)
- Power Shifts in Eastern Europe (1648-1740)
- Empire and Expansion in the 18th Century (1700-1799)
- The Scientific Revolution & the Enlightenment (1500-1790)
- The French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte (1780-1815)
- Industrialization (1700-1900)
- Political Developments (1760-1848)
- The Age of Nationalism (1850-1914)
- European Life and Trends (1850-1914)
- Imperialism in the 19th and 20th Centuries
- World War I (1914-1919)
- Between the World Wars (1919-1939)
- World War II (1939-1945)
- Western Civilization Since 1945