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Unit 6: 1914 to the Present. Global Fragmentation and Realignment. Question of Periodization?. Why begin the era with the year 1914?. Big Idea #1: Dissolution of Global Empires. End 2 nd period of European imperialism Dissolution of land-based empires Russia, Ottoman, Soviet Union, Qing

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Unit 6: 1914 to the Present

Global Fragmentation and Realignment


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Question of Periodization?

Why begin the era with the year 1914?


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Big Idea #1: Dissolution of Global Empires

  • End 2nd period of European imperialism

  • Dissolution of land-based empires

    • Russia, Ottoman, Soviet Union, Qing

  • Dissolution of Maritime Empires

    • Negotiated independence: India, Guyana(Africa)

  • Violent conflict: S. Africa, Vietnam, Algeria

  • New National Identities

    • How did language, religion, peasant class, and culture contributed to post WWII national identities?


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Big Idea #1 Continued

  • Migration from colonies to Mother country

    • S.Asians to India

    • Algerians to France

    • Philippines to USA

  • Social and Demographic Consequences

    • Refugees

    • India vs Pakistan exchange

    • Jewish/Palestine repatriation issue

    • Realignment of borders: India/Pakistan, Yugoslavia dissolution


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Big Idea #2: Global War and Conflict

  • World War One and Two

    • Causes/effects

    • Was the war in 1914 a 30 years conflict?

    • Causes of War in ’39 same:

      • Imperialism, nationalism, competition for resources, ethnic conflict, great power rivalry, ideological differences

    • Global nature of war – colonials helped fight in war (British Indian troops)


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Big Idea #2 Continued

  • Economic mobilization & new technologies

    • economic decline of Europe

    • Genocide

      • Armenian, Holocaust, Cambodia, Rwanda, Yugoslavia


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What were the results of World War One?

  • WW1

    • Mandate system

    • League of Nations

      • World body to help maintain peace

      • No real power

    • 9 new countries in Europe

    • Reparation system in Germany (33 Billion)

      • Dependent on US financing

      • Also UK and France owed 2 billion to US


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Middle East in 1914


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WW 2 Results

  • United Nations

  • US and USSR most powerful in world

  • Marshall Plan in Europe

  • Germany and Japan occupied

  • China returns to civil war

  • India, Philippines given independence


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Big Idea #2 Continued

  • Cold War – Decolonization

    • Ideological struggle economically

    • Strategies of Cold War – flexible response, MAD

    • East-West Division: NATO vs Warsaw Pact

    • Truman Doctrine/Marshall Plan

  • Decolonization

    • Cuba, Vietnam, Congo


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Big Idea #3: New Global Institutions & Characteristics

  • Political

    • United Nations

  • Economic

    • IMF, World Bank, OPEC, EU

  • Humanitarian

    • Red Cross, Red Crescent, WHO, Doctors Without Borders

  • Regional agreements

    • EU, NAFTA


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Big Idea #3 Continued

  • New forms of communication/transport

    • Internet, spread of medicine

  • Global poverty: what are our responsibilities?

  • Globalization; spread of culture

    • Food, banking, multinational corporations


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