Learners will examine major events of the late 19th and 20th century and seek to understand how they have impacted the world we live in today. They will turn a critical eye to the social, economic, and political effects of World War I, the Roaring Twenties and Dirty Thirties, World War II, and the Cold War.
Learners will be expected to demonstrate effective critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills in this course.
Death of the Old Order
The Rise of Totalitarian States
National Sovereignty and Collective Security