World War 2 video

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Use this History and Western Heritage video entitled World War 2 to study how the roots of World War I were embedded in the 19th century and earlier; those of World War 2 lie there as well, and in the events surrounding the 1914–1918 war. It is clear that conditions in Europe between the wars coupled with aggressive, totalitarian nationalism were major factors. Real and perceived injustices, the collapse of the concept of collective security, as well as uncertain, and often indecisive national policies represent additional factors. The German Weimar Republic was the government most strained by the Great War and its aftermath.

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  • What Was World War 2. Learn about World War 2. Explore the course of Western civilization, from its birth in the ancient Near East, to the pageantry and plunder of the Middle Ages, to the social and political forces shaping the new Europe of the twenty-first century.
  • Explore the course of Western civilization, from its birth in the ancient Near East to the present day, through the eyes of distinguished historians who teach at Yale and Harvard.
  • Study recent political and social developments in history, including the fall of Communist governments in Europe, the civil war in the former Yugoslavia, changes affecting women in Eastern Europe, as well as environmental issues.
  • Survey the growth of political freedoms, the development of constitutional governments, and the quest for individual rights that have shaped the course of Western history.
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