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Unit 7 Overview Video (10:28)

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. 01:48 How does the scale of the First World War compare to that of the Second World War, according to the video?
  2. 03:00 What were some problems left by the First World War that contributed to the Second World War?
  3. 05:04 What kinds of intellectual ideas and economic situations helped to drive the rise of nationalism in this era?
  4. 06:15 What were some horrors of the Second World War that resulted from this extreme nationalism and from authoritarianism?
  5. 07:35 What does the data about the number of democracies in the world show for the period from 1930 to 1944?
  6. 09:18 What did the Nuremberg laws do?