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Unit 6 Overview Video (10:49)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 03:34 According to this video, how were the empires of this period different from earlier empires?
  2. 04:26 How does this video describe “empire”? What is ironic about the fact that Britain, France, Germany, Japan, and the United States held empires in this period?
  3. 05:00 How does this video define imperialism? How does it define colonialism? How are they connected?
  4. 07:20 What changes in global economic equality are shown between 1800 and 1975?
  5. 09:30 How did the French change Hanoi? How did the inhabitants respond?