UNIT 5-6: THE 20TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT

World War I, Russian Revolution, Great Depression, World War II, The Cold War, Age of Terrorism, Global Issues 

 

GENERAL 20TH CENTURY
  20th Century American Culture
  EyeWitness to the 20th Century
  Voices Of 20th Century - History in Motion
  A Century in Review - When Was That? - Events of the 20th Century Quiz
  BBC - History: World Wars in-depth
Many more links available on Mrs. Oz's 20th & 21st Century America webpage.

 

World War I 
  Britain in 1914, France in 1914, Germany in 1914, Austria in 1914, Russia in 1914, Italy in 1914, Turkey in 1914, Triple Alliance, Triple Entente
  The First World War 
  EyeWitness To World War I
   SnapShots - America in World War I
  World War I - Trenches on the Web
  Trenches on the Web - Timeline Index
  Trenches on the Web - Reference Library 
  The Great War - corresponds with video shown in class for this unit. 
  BBC - History - World War One 
  BBC - History - Western Front animation 
  BBC - History - The Human Face of War 
    Encyclopaedia of the First World War: Trench War 
  Trenches on the Web - Armory: Trench Warfare 
  Trenches on the Web - Armory: Gas Warfare 
  BBC - History - Life in The Trenches Virtual Tour
  BBC - History - World War One Trench Virtual Tour
  BBC - History - Front Line Trench Virtual Tour
  BBC - History - Dogfight Over the Trenches Virtual Tour 
  The ANIMATED map as history: World War I, 1914-1918: Europe plunges into War
  ANIMATED MAP: History of the Middle East since the early 20th century
  WWI War Atlas Index
  Welcome to The Aerodrome - Aces and Aircraft of World War I 
  Fighting the Flying Circus 
  Trenches on the Web - Armory: Zeppelins 
  Zeppelins at War 
  U-Boat war: 1914-1918 
uboat.net - The History - World War One 
  Photos of the Great War 
  WORLD WAR I CARTOONS 
  THE WAR POETRY WEB SITE - The First World War and Contemporary War Poetry 
  Wilfred Owen - Dulce et Decorum Est - best known poem of the First World War - dulce et decorum est 
  BBC - History - Wilfred Owen Audio Gallery 
Propaganda Postcards of the Great War (World War 1)
   1914-18 war - Art of the First World War
  President Wilson's "Fourteen Points" (1918)
  Wilson and the New Diplomacy 
  The League of Nations Fight
  The Versailles Treaty of June 28, 1919 
  A German View of the Treaty of Versailles 
  The Legacy of Versailles 
  Encyclopaedia of the First World War: Statistics 
  Casualties: First World War 
  Financial Cost of the First World War 
  Frequently Asked Questions about the Armenian Genocide
  The American Experience | Influenza 1918  
  The Influenza Epidemic of 1918
  More info can be found on Mrs. Oz's World War I page.

 

Russian Revolution
  eHistory at OSU | The Russian Revolution through the Prism of Propaganda
  Stalin's Russia
Info can be found on Mrs. Oz's Pre-AP World Geography Unit 5-Russia page. Also, check out Mrs. Oz's Russia web page. 

Chinese Revolution - Japan - Gandhi & India - Middle East - Africa
Info can be found on Mrs. Oz's Pre-AP World Geography pages: East Asia, South Asia, SW Asia, Africa. Also, check out Mrs. Oz's Non-Western Cultures webpage.

 

Inter-war Years: On the Road to War  
  Steps to War: VERSAILLES TREATY to POLISH BLITZKRIEG 1919-1939 
  MAP: Europe, Political Realignment, 1919
  MAP: The World, Political Realignment, 1919 
  The Legacy of Versailles 
  Impact of the Treaty of Versailles, 1919
  ANIMATED MAP: History of Europe between the Two World Wars 1918-1942 : Europe after World War I
  ANIMATED MAP: History of the Middle East since the early 20th century : The Middle East at the beginning of the 20th century
  The World at War - Global Timeline 1918-48 
  American Foreign Policy 1920-1940 
  U.S. Foreign Policy 1920-1941 
  chronology of Dictatorial Regimes between the World Wars 
  SnapShots - America in the 1920s
  Prelude to War - Germany 
  Between World Wars  
  Hitler's Rise to Power  
    More info can be found on Mrs. Oz's Causes of World War II page.

 

The Roaring Twenties & Great Depression in America 
  American Cultural History - Decade 1920-1929, 1930-1939 
  SnapShots - America in the 1920s
  The Roaring Twenties 
  The Roaring Twenties
  More Roaring Twenties
  Roaring 20s and the Great Depression History Resources
  Flappers in the Roaring Twenties
  The Economy of the Twenties 
  The 1920's Experience 
  SnapShots - America in the 1930s
  The Great Depression 
  New Deal Programs 
  Depression and the New Deal in the USA (1929-1941) 
  New Deal Network: The Great Depression, the 1930s, and the Roosevelt Administration 
  Places in the Heart: Discussion Questions
For more info, check out Mrs. Oz's 20th Century USA web page.

 

World War II
American Cultural History: 1940-1949
  EyeWitness To World War Two
  United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  Holocaust Encyclopedia 
  Children during the Holocaust 
  Holocaust History: Animated Maps
  United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  The Oscar Schindler Story 
  The ANIMATED map as history: The Final Solution (The Holocaust, The Shoah)
  Franklin D. Roosevelt: Executive Order 9066 - Authorizing Japanese Internment Camps in the USA
  The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II: A Collection of Primary Sources
  Avalon Project - The International Military Tribunal for Germany
  World War II Poster Collection from Northwestern University Library
  Oral Histories of World War II
  BBC - WW2 People's War - BBC - WW2 People's War - Timeline
  HyperWar: World War II on the World Wide Web
  BBC - History: World Wars in-depth
  WWII Europe War Atlas Index - WWII Asia War Atlas Index
  The ANIMATED map as history: The War goes Global, June 1941 end 1942
  Cinemocracy - propaganda for the war effort: Free Movies Download & Streaming
  Virtual Radio - World War II Multimedia Database - part of World War II Multimedia Database
  World War II Texas: WWII Men and Women, POW Camps, Memorials, Home Front Stories
  The Authentic History Center: World War II - WWII: Multimedia Timelines - WWII Homefront - WWII Homefront: "Remember Pearl Harbor!" - WWII Homefront: Anti-Japanese - War 'Toons
  How Greatest War in history became a war for history | The Greatest Theft in History
  Monuments Men Foundation - The Monuments Men - List of The Monuments Men | The Monuments Men
  Dallas Swing Dance Society - Films from the Home Front
  World War II Videos - Allies, German Footage, Propaganda Film.
   For tons of info and pictures, check out Mrs. Osborn's World War II, Hitler, and Holocaust web pages.

 

Cold War - Korea - Vietnam
American Cultural History: 1950-59, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-1999
  The Cold War Museum
  Cold War - Special Reports from CNN.com - CNN - Cold War Experience: Culture
  Cold War Policies 1945-1991
  History of Europe since 1945 : Europe from one century to another 1990-2005
  ::The Cold War::
  Cold War
  The National Archives | Cold War
  BBC - History - Cold War
  Documents Related to the Cold War
  Cold War - Political & Military Figures
  Doomsday Clock Overview | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  Survival Shelters, Emergency Survival Shelters, fallout shelters
  Science Fiction Films and American Society in the Fifties - Cold War Films
  WWW-VL: History: United States: US Cold War History: Soviet Union, China, Korea, Vietnam
  The Korean War
  Korean War
  Truman Museum & Library: The Korean War
  Truman Library: Desegregation of the Armed Forces Online Research File
  VietnamWar.com:The Vietnam War
  Battlefield:Vietnam
  The History Place - Vietnam War
  Names of Vietnam War casualties by city and state www.VirtualWall.org
  Vietnam War Resources
  American Experience | Vietnam Online | PBS
  The Wars for Viet Nam        
  The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: A Political Perspective After 40 Years
  Cuban Missile Crisis Timeline 
  Fast Attacks & Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War 
  Cold War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  The Cold War Museum - Women Defend the Nation
  Civil Defense Museum-Main Page
  Old Dallas Civil Defense Emergency Operations Center Tour
  Home Shelter Tour
  The Cold War Ends
  The End of the Cold War
  Cold War Ends
  Nuke Pop Home Page
  We Didn't Start The Fire
  ANIMATED MAP WITH COMMENTARY: History of Europe since 1945
More info can be found on Mrs. Osborn's Cold War page.

 

The War on Terrorism - 9/11 & the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan 
  BBC - History - September 11
  Medal of Honor Recipients - Iraq - Medal of Honor Recipients - Afghanistan
  Home and Away: Iraq and Afghanistan War Casualties - CNN.com
  BBC - History - Iraq: Conflict in Context
  War in Iraq - Special Reports from CNN.com
  BBC NEWS | Special Reports | Conflict with Iraq
  Afghanistan Crossroads - - CNN.com Blogs
  Enduring Freedom Casualties - Special Reports
  Army Artists Look at the War on Terrorism
  War on Terrorism Resource Guides
  Country Reports on Terrorism
  Support Your Vet
  Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
  U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  Information can be found on Mrs. Osborn's War of Terrorism page.

  

ONLINE INTERACTIVE GAMES & ACTIVITIES FOR WORLD WAR I - THE PRESENT:
Quia Quiz - Revolution and Nationalism 
Quia Quiz - An Age of Uncertainty 
  Quia - 10.4 Age of Imperialism
  GAME: The Causes of the First World War
  Quia - The Great War
  Quia Matching - The Great War
  Quia - The Great War (WWI) Jeopardy
  Quia Hangman - World War I
  World War I - Interactive Games & Practice Tests
  World War I | World History Free Interactive Test-Prep Games
  WALK THE PLANK: The Effects of the Treaty of Versailles
   Fling a Teacher: Peace Treaties after World War I
Fling a Teacher: International Relations - 1919-1939
Quia Quiz - Post WWI Era
  GAME: Leadup to World War II - Penalty Shootout
  Weimar Germany Hyperinflation 1923 - Walk the Plank game 
  USA New Deal - Beat 'da Bomb game 
Russia: 1905-24 Quiz
  Russian Revolution - Interactive Study Games & Practice Tests
  Between the Wars | World History Free Interactive Test-Prep Games
USA: 1919-1942 Quiz
  The USA 1918-1945 - Hoop Shoot 
Weimar Germany Quiz
  Rise of Dictatorships - Interactive Study Games & Practice Tests
   Hitler's Rise to Power - Walk the Plank game 
  World War II | World History Free Interactive Test-Prep Games
  Nazi Germany - Penalty Shootout
  Nazi Propaganda - Walk the Plank game  
  Leadup to World War II - Penalty Shootout 
Jeopardy - WWII
Hangman - WWII
D-Day Maze Game
WWII Knowledge Quiz - World War II Commemoration Quiz - The Great World War II Test - Quia - Who's Who of World War II - Quia Mini Quiz - Who's Who of World War II
  World War II Quizzes and World War II Trivia - World War II Trivia - World War 2 Trivia
   Quia Quiz - Restructuring the Postwar World
Quia - Hangman: Post War International Relations
  Russia since 1945 - Walk the Plank game 
  Fling a Teacher: Cold War Quiz
  Cold War | World History Free Interactive Test-Prep Games
  Communist China - Historical Duckshoot
  Revolution in China | World History Free Interactive Test-Prep Games
  Modern China - Walk the Plank game
  Collapse of Imperialism | World History Free Interactive Test-Prep Games
  The Vietnam War - Penalty Shootout 
  Geography and Fall of the Soviet Union - Free Hangman Game
  Modern Europe - Interactive Games and Practice Tests
  World Leaders Free Educational Online Matching Games
  Science and Technology | World History Free Interactive Test-Prep Games
  EyeWitness To The 19th Century - EyeWitness to the 20th Century 
  History in Motion - On Film - Snapshots: Photographic Gateways to History - Voices Of 20th Century
  Baby Name Wizard Graph of Most Popular Baby Names - Type in your name & see where it ranks in popularity with names of the 20th/21st century!

 

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