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what are the three themes that could be argued as single most importan

what are the three themes that could be argued as single most importan


School: Miami University
Department: History
Course: History After 1945
Professor: Erikjensen
Term: Fall 2016
Cost: 50
Name: HST 296 Study Guide Ch. 1-13
Description: This study guide is meant to be filled out as you follow along with our class lectures! I’ve included the corresponding assigned chapters in our textbook as well.
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what are the three themes that could be argued as single most important event since 1945?

HST 296 1/31

*Midterm Study Guide : 3/15 or 3/16 * History Is Understanding Contexts (Chil)


· Context:definition + example

• Russia v. Ukraine: significance 7 views on actions

by Russia & rest of world how they differ.

· Russian motivations post WWII : what happened t

how it shaped future actions + why it divided

East + West Europe Vladimir Putin: personal history + how it affected

the way he governs as a world leader Behavior's + perspectives : Stalin's impact on

future Russian motivations + how the '05 viewed them; significance overall | Visions of a post-war world (Ch.2+3)

· Women: during rafter war occupations + significance

in social change

· Submerged history via technology: inventions

+ longterm effects on society history Dialectical process: definitiod + significance;

what are the three goals of allies in regards to Germany?

key players + their contribution to theory Reynolds ♡. Other historians: why Reynolds

emphasized importance of 1945°as an agent of change Independence + Its Discontents (ch.2+3) 3 themes that could be arqued as single most important event since 1945: Identify + expand on significance of each (ie tech, usv. Russia + State building)


- Indian Independence: process, key players + roles, If you want to learn more check out tulane chant

results (positive + negative) + impact on Botish

Imperial rule 3 reasons why they partitioned + why it was_

so violent





Old Nations

(Ch. 4-46)

18 goals of allies in regards to Germany: Identity

+ reasons they were goals to begin with 3 concerns, of 'allies in regards to Germany :

Identify t explain issues Mobstacles with each 2 divisions that emerged : between which allies It reasons behind their stance

what are the three concerns of allies in regards to Germany?

East v. West Germany: Oniginal intentions + Lwhich sides aligned politically with which allies

Jewish relocation : 'why it was necessary, where they wished to go, & issues that arose because of location & why they wanted to go

there instead of Europe; motivations of becoming

the majority & what that meant for them Arab states how + why they reacted the ' I way they did to refugees key Concern Today ramifications of a state

solution + how it has affected the Palestinians


China's Communist Revolution


Role in WWII : figures + how it shaped them later Don't forget about the age old question of penn state sociology

via motivations + political system Civil War: key players & results Communism: why it became "attractive option."

+ who it specifically appealed to

Mao Zedong: his unique views on communism, what he does when first in power & plan of utopia Social Issues: issues addressed + how they were addressed – results of intervention o Campaigns: Identify + describe the 4 campaigns

+ their results_lie Great Leap Forward etc) 2/19 Hot Wars & Cold Ones (Ch. 7+8)

. Cold war v. THE Cold War: definitions + differences

• Marshall Plan Conference: what it was, what I happened why significant Berlin Blockade: what it was, why it happened +

how was it resolved Juhat were ramifications Korea post WWII : who occupied them + what

allies did with the Korean peninsular why

• Kim Il-Sung; who he was what he wanted

Lhow he went about doing so

· Korean War: key players, why it happened Don't forget about the age old question of which of the following statements is correct regarding internal control

tits consequences on a global scale 2/21 Apostle of The Revolution (ch. 7+8)... Don't forget about the age old question of anth 3006 class notes

Fidel Castro : who he was, why he was important,

7 how he rose to power; initial teventual allies

· Ally Change: what caused initial allies to turn

+ why; who leaves Cuba + where do they go .us/ Ceba Relations : how tense they were + why L a instances : Identify + describe results in

Lie Bay of Pigs & Cuban Missie Crisis) Castro's policies what he instituted + how he

was able to do so (ie Charisma); how he

supported global communism + who was lary of these why

__2/26 Demographics + History (ch. 9-11)

Demographics : definition significance (historically)

• Differences in population composition : what they are

+ how countrie's have responded to them

(ie population crisis in Germany + China) 2/28 Sexuality & History (ch. 9-11)

• General social survey v. Jon Birger what each

found thought about frequency of sexual activity it why it happened (was important/significanto

• History of sexuality: why it matters, what it

reveals & contexts in which to view it We also discuss several other topics like tulane university accounts receivable

· 3 ways Society, regulates sexual behavior + why/how

· Global de-regulation Trevolution : what changed, hoù.

it changed + whiy (ie public desire v. law liberalization )

• Gay Rights where it started + how it changed laws

how it acted as agent of division 3/5 Holocaust Speaker: Harry Herman 3/7 The winds of Change (Ch. 12 +13) We also discuss several other topics like sociology chapter 2

African decolonization. why it happened + how;__;

what preceded it . 3 case studies: key players + nature of each; what happened + how was it resolved; what were the results Iconsequences ie_French West Africa, Kenya, + Algeria -- which were peaceful ruhich violent

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