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October 8, 2011

(S10.E6.) Unit 6: Genocides and the Holocaust of the 20th Century

Unit 6 Genocides and the Holocaust of the 20th Century

When strong nationalistic feelings and matched with intense racist beliefs, the unthinkable can occur. The issue of why these events occurred are complex and intertwined with one another.

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(S10.E5.) Unit 5: Between WWI and WWII

Unit 5: Between WWI and WWII

Some historians argue that WWII is simply a continuation of unresolved issues or those made worse by the results of WWI.

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October 7, 2011

(S10.E4.) Unit 4: Rise of the Soviet Union

Unit 4: Rise of the Soviet Union

The end of World War One and the rise of the Soviet Union are linked closely. It helps explain why the Communist revolution occurs in an agricultural area rather than a major industrial city as Marx predicted.

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(S10.E3.) Unit 3: World War One

Unit 3: World War One

The most tragic and probably most avoidable war is World War One. Issues were not resolved at the end of it which encouraged World War Two just a few decades later.

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(S10.E2.) Unit 2: The Industrial Revolution

Unit 2, The Industrial Revolution

What was it about the Europeans that encouraged, enabled, and accelerated the development of the Industrial Revolution in their corner of the globe and not with one of the much older civilizations?

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(S10.E2.) Unit 2 The Industrial Revolution.m4a
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(S10.E1.) Unit 1: Global Imperialism

Unit 1: Global Imperialism

We explore in this unit the relationship between the European countries as they interact with other countries in the Americas, Africa, and Southeast Asia.

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