The Modern World 1800 to 2000 (Downloadable File)

The Modern World 1800 to 2000 (Downloadable File)

Author: Erskine, N.J.

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This educational software helps you link immediately to important primary and secondary source documents. It is also able to be used in the classroom on your network for student usage via web browser. Your history students can either individually or collaboratively investigate the real experiences and attitudes of the respective periods in Modern History. Graphical and textual material is easily accessible using the navigation buttons and hyperlinks to the actual sources. An exciting new Modern History resource that has a wide range of sources, both primary and secondary, that span many of the major events, issues and personalities in Modern World History. Each internet site has been trialled, verified and tested for the classroom. Every source document will provide an insight into the areas that are covered in most Modern History curricula. In the teachers textbook, useful exercises and questions have been created and classroom-tested to provide a means of objectively evaluating their values and limitations and in so doing, helping students to decide on the usefulness of the source documents for a given purpose.

  1. France in the Eighteenth and early Nineteenth Centuries
    1. Robespierre and the Reign of Terror
    2. Napoleon Bonaparte
  2. The 1848 Revolutions
  3. The Unification of Italy Giuseppi Garibaldi
  4. The Unification of Germany
    1. The Ems Telegramme
    2. Otto von Bismarck
  5. The Economic Revolution in Britain
    1. Social consequences
    2. Growth of Trade Unionism
  6. Russia in the Nineteenth Century Emancipation of the Serfs
  7. India in the Nineteenth Century The Indian Mutiny
  8. The United States of America in the Nineteenth Century
    1. The Transatlantic Slave Trade
    2. The Civil War
  9. Japan in the Nineteenth Century The Meiji Revolution
  10. China in the Nineteenth Century
    1. The Opium Wars
    2. The Boxer Rebellion
  11. World War One
    1. Causes - Diplomacy
    2. Course - The Somme
    3. Aftermath - The Treaty of Versailles
  12. The League of Nations Woodrow Wilson
  13. Germany 1919 - 1939
    1. Rise of Nazism
    2. Leni Riefenstahl
  14. Russia and the Soviet Union 1917-1941
    1. The October Revolution
    2. Leon Trotksy c. Josef Stalin
  15. China 1921-1949
    1. Mao Zedong
    2. The Long March
  16. The United States of America 1919-1941
    1. The New Deal
    2. J Edgar Hoover
  17. Japan 1904-1945
    1. The Growth of Militarism
    2. Emperor Hirohito
  18. India 1919-1947
    1. The Road to Independence
    2. Mohammed Ali Jinnah
  19. World War Two
    1. The Battle for Stalingrad
    2. Hiroshima
  20. Indochina 1954-1979
    1. The Gulf of Tonkin Incident
    2. Ho Chi Minh
  21. Cuba 1901-1962
    1. The Cuban Missile Crisis
    2. Fidel Castro
  22. The United States of America 1945-1991
    1. The Civil Rights Movement
    2. John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  23. The Arab-Israeli Conflict 1948-2004
    1. The Yom Kippur War 1973
    2. Yasser Arafat
  24. The Cold War 1945-1991
    1. A cartoon History
    2. Mikhail Gorbachev
  25. China 1946-1989 The Cultural Revolution
  26. Indonesia 1959-1998 East Timor

Note: this software is designed to run in a browser. A link to your downloadable file will be delivered by email.

  • Format: Digital
  • Series: The Modern World 1800 to 2000
  • Publication Date: 09/02/2011
  • Publisher: Knowledge Books and Software
  • Subject: History
  • Audience: Secondary
  • Curriculum: Australian