The World in Transition Part 2. Learning Objectives for this video:
A World in Transition. Explore the interaction of the social, political, and historical forces that have shaped modern America and from which the American People have evolved.
Journey from the birth of civilization in the Near East through the Age of Enlightenment and into the present era of global conflict and change.
Examine the roles of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions and watch the rise and fall of civilization's great empires.
Witness how differing cultural heritages are being drawn together by the interaction and interdependence of the peoples of the twentieth century.
Review hundreds of documents that span 3,500 years, from Hammurabi's Code of Law to Nelson Mandela's Inaugural Address.
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