The Interwar Years
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Wilsons 14 Points
Proposed as foundation for a permanent peace
o End to secret diplomacy
o Freedom of the seas
o Removal of international tariffs
Also called for self-determination of all peoples
Only a han
Chapter 12: We Can Do Better. The Civil Rights Revolution
United Nations approves Universal Declaration of Human Rights
After atrocities of the Holocaust. All humans have the same freedoms
Chapter 13 The Sixties: Left, Right, and the Culture Wars.
Document 1 Young Americans for Freedom Draft a Conservative Manifesto
Conservative youths also had their voices heard. Communism is a threat,
Chapter 8: The Depression, New Deal, and Franklin D. Roosevelt
Document 1 Brother Can You Spare a Dime?
Americans are in despair, economic turmoil no faith.
Document 2 Herbert Hoover Applauds Limited Gove
Post War Germany
Defeat in war seen as major humiliation by Germans.
Weimar government faces major economic crises in the
o Forced to pay reparations to allies.
o Inflation occursprint money. Surreal proportions.
Post War Italy
War costs Italy 700,000 lives and $15 billion.
Promises of specific territorial gains to Italy from Allies not
fulfilled. Many believed that some Austrian land was not an
adequate reward for lives lost.
Social conflictmore industrialized
The Cold War
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End of World War II
1. Emergence of two superpowersThe Soviet Union and the
United States. Development of quick onset of Cold War Between
them. Divided Europe:
o Eastern and Western Europe
2. Dismantling of European empires
The End of the Cold War
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Early 1990s- revolutionary upheaval in Soviet Union.
By 1980, small number of reformers saw that the Soviet Union was ill.
Becomes general secretary of USSR communist party in 1985. Rose
Chapter 7: Crossing a Cultural Divide: The Twenties
Cultural Tensions and Changes that took place during the 20s.
Race, Sexuality/Gender, Religion, Classes, Youth/Generational
Gap*(comparable with 1950s. youth during th