Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Apr 21, 2021  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 114 - The World in the 20th Century


(HUMD, GCP)

Focuses on global developments: the origins and aftermath of two world wars; the birth of mass movements and mass society; the crisis of democracy and the rise of communism and fascism; the emergence of the superpowers; modernization, conflicts, and revolutions in the non-Western world as well as autonomous processes in Africa, Asia, Latin America; North-South relations. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , READ 120 . Three hours lecture/ discussion each week. Formerly HS 114.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the political state of the world in 1900 and 1999.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the origins and results of ‘global’ wars such as World War One, World War Two, and the Cold War.
  • Describe and explain ideologies such as communism and nationalism and analyze their impact.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the impact of industrialization and the use of technology on twentieth century societies and economies.
  • Analyze the impact of economic globalization.
  • Appreciate and analyze the development of mass culture, women’s movements, migration, and the nature of identity.


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