Looking to expand your understanding of World History? Look no further! Put this subject into your Brainscape library for an efficient and fun way to review World History. These 350+ dynamic flashcards will efficiently help you absorb World History from the rise of the Gunpowder Empires of the Middle East and India through to the post-Cold War Era.
Created by a team of top World History lovers and experts, and tested by AP World History students who recently scored a 5 on their exam, this subject:
World History 102 includes 350+ cards across 9 decks organized as follows:
Time to learn the foundations of World History from the rise of the Gunpowder Empires up through the post-Cold War world!
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Gunpowder Empires and East Asia
The Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires built their dominance on gunpowder weapons. This deck focuses on these empires' rise and their conquests in the Middle East and India.
Europe: the Long 19th Century
Ranging from the outbreak of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars until the First World War, this deck examines Europe's long 19th century.
Middle East, Africa, and Asia, 1700-1900
From 1700 to 1900, much of the Middle East, Africa, and Asia fell under the control of European powers. This deck traces the historical process that led to both direct and indirect colonization of large portions of the globe by Europeans.
North and South America, 1763-1900
In North and South America, colonial dominance by the French, Spanish, and British ended for the most part by the 1840s. This deck traces the fall of the American colonial empires of the European powers and the post-independence path of the new North and South American nations.
World War I and the Treaty of Versailles
The focus of this deck is on World War I, which signaled the end of the old European order, and the seeds of discord and future conflict sown by the Treaty of Versailles.
The Interwar Years
This deck focuses on world events between World War I and World War II, how international peacekeeping bodies failed to ensure international tranquility, and how militarism and totalitarianism arose in Europe and East Asia.
World War II
World War II was a global conflict that ranged from the shores of North America to China and Europe. This deck traces the path to war and the peace that emerged after the war's end.
The Cold War
After World War II, world events took place against the background of conflict between the world's two superpowers, the Soviet Union and the United States. This deck examines the period between World War II and the fall of the Soviet Union.
Decolonization and the Post-Cold War World
This deck focuses on the sometimes troubled paths through which European colonies were granted their freedom, and examines world history in the wake of the Soviet Union's fall.