Hijacking History

Hijacking History


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A Podcast to Help You Prepare for Your Essay Question on the Final Exam
November 14, 2019

This podcast only concerns Part One of the Final Exam, which consists of the following question that you must answer in an essay. I include the rubric that I will use to grade the essay. Part Two of the Final exam is covered in the Study Guide for the ...

Unit 6, DIscussion 5: Back To the Brink? The Unraveling of the Postwar Order, 1989 to Today
November 11, 2019

Click Here for an Enhanced Transcript of this Podcast In this, our shortest podcast of the course, I answer the question, what was special about this period of history and was it the beginning of the unravelling of NATO and the postwar world order?

Unit 6, Discussion 3: The Cold War, Part Two
November 10, 2019

Click Here for an Enhanced Transcript of this Podcast In this assignment you will listen to the podcast and/or read the transcript of the podcast to answer the question: What event caused the Cold War to thaw between 1985 and 1981 and what event caused...

Unit 6, Discussion 4: The European Union, 1951-?
November 10, 2019

Click here for an Enhanced Transcript of this Podcast What are the strengths and weaknesses of the European Union, as well as the stresses and strains upon it. Learn about the EU in this podcast. In your Discussion post,

Unit 6, Discussion 2: The Cold War, Part One
November 08, 2019

Click Here for an Enhanced Transcript of this Podcast We look at the Cold War from 1945 to 1962 in this podcast. Refer to your Unit 6, Discussion 2 assignment in GeorgiaVIEW for the question that you must answer for this assignment.

Unit 6 Discussion 1: Overview of Postwar America Art and Philosophy, 1945-2019
November 08, 2019

Click Here for an Enhanced Transcript of this Podcast Listen to some music by Arnold Schoenberg “Guernica,” by Pablo Picasso (1937) Falling Water: Home by Frank Lloyd Wright, Massachusetts Gustav Klimt, “The Kiss”

Primary Source Assignment: Analyzing Vichy France Propaganda
October 27, 2019

Click Here for an Enhanced Transcript of this Podcast Episode About Your Primary Source Assignment In this assignment you will analyze a propaganda poster, “Revolution Nationale,” produced by the government of Vichy France between 1940 and 1942.

Unit 5, Discussion 2: Fascism Ascendant and Democracy Under Siege, 1919-1939
October 24, 2019

What were the six features of Fascism? In this podcast, we learn what ideas Fascism consisted of and how it arose during the years in-between the two World Wars and set the stage for the outbreak of the Second World War. Jane Dudley,

Unit 5, Discussion 4: The Second World War, 1939-1945
October 24, 2019

Transcript of the Above Episode (Enhanced) In this podcast we trace the major events of the Second World War. This podcast will help you answer the Discussion assignment question that you have for the Unit 5, Discussion 4 of this course.

Unit 5, Discussion 3: Diplomacy Between the Wars and the Causes of the Second World War
October 24, 2019

Click Here for a Transcript of this Episode (Enhanced Transcript) Why did the first World War not end in 1919 and really only ended in 1945, by which time it was called the Second World War? This podcast helps you answer this question.