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Use this History and Western Heritage video entitled Europe and the Great Depression to study the worldwide difficulties caused by the Great Depression, which began in 1929, was the most serious disruption in European economic life since the advent of industrialization. Despite numerous problems, mostly related to the Great War and the Versailles Treaty, by the mid-1920s mild optimism appeared justified. A reduction of reparation payment schedules and a growing atmosphere of trust, which was associated with the Locarno Conference in 1925, suggested that the "war to end all wars" was finally over.

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  • The Depression in Europe. Learn about Europe and the Great Depression. 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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