HIST 2201 The World in the Era of the World Wars (3 cr)

Prereq: Eligible for ENGC 1101 and READ 1106

This course will present a history of the world in the first half of the twentieth century. Course topics will include: the world on the eve of the Great War; the origins of WWI; the Paris Peace Conference; the rise of totalitarian systems such as Communism, Fascism and Nazism; the origins of WWII; the war in Europe; the Holocaust; the war in the Pacific; strategic bombing; the decision to use atomic weapons against Japan; war crimes trials and the war's aftermath and legacy.

Fall, Spring MnTC Goals: 5 & 8