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Unit 5 Overview Video (9:35)

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. 02:13 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?
  2. 02:45 How does this video define imperialism? How does it define colonialism? How are they connected?
  3. 04:05 Were empires always increasing in size and presence across this period? Explain your answer.
  4. 06:12 What changes in global economic equality are shown between 1800 and 1975?
  5. 08:38 How did the French change Hanoi? How did the inhabitants respond?