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Ch 34: The 21st Century: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The 21st Century chapter of this High School World History Help and Review course is the simplest way to learn about the 21st century. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the 21st century.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering high school world history material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn high school world history. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding technological revolutions or the 21st century
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about the 21st century
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra history learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the 21st century chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the 21st century chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about the 21st century. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a 21st century unit of a standard high school world history course. Topics covered include:

  • The global economy
  • Cultural diversity in the workplace
  • Technological revolutions
  • Social media and online communities
  • Challenges of the 21st century

15 Lessons in Chapter 34: The 21st Century: Help and Review
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Cultural Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

1. Cultural Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

Cultural diversity is a form of appreciating the differences in individuals. The differences can be based on gender, age, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and social status. Companies have realized the value in acquiring a diverse workforce.

Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

2. Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

Gender diversity deals with equal representation of men and women in the workplace. In this lesson, we will explore trends and issues with gender diversity in the modern workforce.

The Effects of Outsourcing and Migrant Workers on the World Economy

3. The Effects of Outsourcing and Migrant Workers on the World Economy

In this lesson, we discover two labor trends of the 21st century: outsourcing and migrant labor. Both of these trends help keep producers' costs down, but their effects will likely be debated throughout the 21st century.

Using Agriculture to Aid Developing Countries

4. Using Agriculture to Aid Developing Countries

In this lesson, we explore the recent push by international organizations for developing countries to open up their agricultural sectors to global markets. Proponents and critics of the program abound.

Microfinance for Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

5. Microfinance for Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

In this lesson, we define what microfinancing is and explore the uses and goals of this incredibly new and exciting form of economic assistance geared toward helping those in the third world.

Technological Revolutions: Advantages & Disadvantages

6. Technological Revolutions: Advantages & Disadvantages

In this lesson, we explore a few of the technological innovations that have helped create the 21st-century world and will likely change our world throughout the century.

Social Media and Online Communities: Popularity, Use & Purpose

7. Social Media and Online Communities: Popularity, Use & Purpose

In this lesson, we explore the new and ever-changing environment of social media platforms, as well as detailing some of its uses and some of its purported dangers.

The Evolution of Portable Media Devices & Cell Phone Technology

8. The Evolution of Portable Media Devices & Cell Phone Technology

In this lesson, we discuss the development of portable media devices and cell phones in the 1980s, 1990s, and 21st century, and how the smart phone may trump them all.

21st Century Population Migration in a New World

9. 21st Century Population Migration in a New World

In this lesson, we broadly explore the current demographics and economic realities of the world and the driving engines behind the likely migrations which will occur in the 21st century.

A Global Transformation in Culture & Cultural Imperialism

10. A Global Transformation in Culture & Cultural Imperialism

In this lesson we explore the concepts of globalization and cultural imperialism, two important issues that have only just begun to shape the 21st-century world.

Challenges of the 21st Century: Safety, Society & Environmental Concerns

11. Challenges of the 21st Century: Safety, Society & Environmental Concerns

In this lesson, we explore just a few of the issues that face both the Western world and the globalized community in the 21st century - issues whose outcomes will greatly affect society and the world.

The Global Economy: Advantages, Expansion & Impact

12. The Global Economy: Advantages, Expansion & Impact

This lesson will explain the concept of economic globalization. We will look at both its positive and negative effects while also highlighting the terms 'import,' 'export,' and 'capital flight.'

The World Trade Organization: Definition, History, Purpose & Members

13. The World Trade Organization: Definition, History, Purpose & Members

Find out what the World Trade Organization is and what it hopes to accomplish. Learn about the history of this organization and who some of the current members are.

Summary of the Ethnic Cleansing in Bosnia-Herzegovina

14. Summary of the Ethnic Cleansing in Bosnia-Herzegovina

This lesson will detail the circumstances and events surrounding the ethnic cleansing that took place during the Bosnian War. Major events will be detailed and the primary factions will be placed into context.

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk: Summary

15. Treaty of Brest-Litovsk: Summary

You may know that Russia fought in World War I, but did you know that it pulled out of the war before it was officially over? This lesson explains the history and terms of the Brest-Litovsk Treaty.

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