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World War II: Crash Course World History #38 (13:12)

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. 01:40 When does John Green say that World War II started?
  2. 02:55 Why did Germany conquer Europe so quickly?
  3. 05:15 Why were places like Argentina important to the war effort?
  4. 09:30 How does John Green explain Germany’s decision to invade Russia and Japan’s choice to bomb Pearl Harbor?
  5. 12:00 Why were so many civilians killed in this war?