This course will examine themes of modern European civilization. Emphasis is upon the development of
nationalism and the Nation State, the rise of Communism and Fascism, and the Cold Wa
Discuss the historical process of the collapse and transformation of the Soviet
Union from 1970-1991.
What role did economics appear to play?
After the Second World War the Soviet Union and the United States greeted each other
not only as vi
European age of Nationalism
Exam essay Questions
1. How successful was the Treaty of Versailles at healing the wounds caused by four years
of international conflict? What were the various approaches (for example, those of the
United States or Fran
Europe in the Age of Nationalism
Movie Analysis #2
Malcom X a man who has always been remembered for his fight towards justice once
said I am for truth, no matter who tells it. Im for justice, no matter who its for or against.
Europe- Age of Nationalism
Film analysis: The Pianist
A very well-known Jewish author named Elie Wiesel once stated There may be times
when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to
Week nine discussion question: How did Americans justify the detonation of the atomic bombs
at Hiroshima and Nagasaki? If the war in Europe had continued, do you think they would have
used atomic weapons against Nazi Germany as they did against Japan?
Week six discussion question: Discuss the concept of total war. Why was the war of 19141918
more absorbing than those of previous centuries? What groups participated in new ways in the
war effort of these years? Which was the most significant change?
Week two Discussion Question: For this week from Chapter 23, what was the role of war in the
second half of the nineteenth century? Did it assist in or hinder the development of nations? How
is it related to the growth of national power and nation buildin