1. (1:20) Trade between civilizations is nothing new,
but how has the scale of trade changed over time?
2. (4:20) In terms of manufactured goods, what is different
since at least the 1960s?
3. (6:00) What is the advantage of moving a high wage
job to a low wage country?
4. (6:45) What have been some negative side effects
of global industrialization?
5. (7:00) What are some positive impacts of globalization?
6. (10:00) Why do humans live twice as long now
as compared to two centuries ago?
Crash Course World History #37:Communists, Nationalists and China’s Revolution
1. How did China’s 1911 revolution begin?
2. What happened upon Yuan Shikai’s death in 1916?
3. What is the period in Chinese history between 1912 and 1949 sometimes called
and who are the main parties involved?
4. The rectification program was initiated by Mao in 1942. What was its purpose?
5. What occurred on October 1, 1949?
6. Beginning in October 1950, the People’s Republic of China, under Mao,
launched a number of campaigns aimed at bolstering party support.
What were some of the results of these campaigns?
7. Between 1959 and 1962, about how many people died as a result of food scarcity?
8. What was the Cultural Revolution?
1. Why is it fair to call the Cold War a, “Clash of Civilizations?”
2. What was “the Iron Curtain?”
3. Why did America have the immediate advantage in the Cold War?
4. What was the United States’ response of containment about?
5. How many times did the US and USSR come to engaging in nuclear war?
6. Why was Vietnam’s movement toward communism a threat to the United States?
7. The Cold war involved almost every part of the globe and all countries were divided into three “worlds.” Describe each of the three worlds.
8. Who is the individual probably most responsible for the end of the Cold War?