HST Chapter 28 – World Order and Disorder

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Chapter 28 – World Order and Disorder: Global Politics in the 20 th Century Vignette: - In Manchuria in the 1920s and 1930s brothels were like social clubs - Manchurian Incident: Japanese believed that the Chinese blew up one of teir trains so they invaded Manchuria o First of a series of crises that Japanese militants made up over the next six years - Results: convert Manchuria into a Japanese puppet monarchy, Japanese makes attempts to conquer China, turned into a struggle between all of the worlds potential superpowers: Japan, China, US, Russia, Germany - Cold War and various conflicts plague the twentieth century – don’t dwell - Divide the century into three periods o 1 – world wars ending in 1945 o 2 – superpower confrontation that began as world war ended o 3- new world order as the US outlasted rivals How did the world wars weaken Europe’s global dominance? I. The World War Era (1914-1945) A. First World War - National and imperial rivalries triggered hostilities disagreeing about how to distribute power and further which power ideology would be implemented
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