1. Summarize the political, psychological, and economic results of World War I. 2. Characterize the Roaring Twenties. 3. Explain why Italy was the first country in western Europe to experience a sweeping change in its form of government. 4. Discuss evidence of political and social change for women in the West in the 1920s. 5. Discuss evidence of political and social change for women in the West in the 1920s. 6. Describe how the United States was so successful in its rapid economic advance after the war. 7. Identify some political and social changes among the settler societies in this era. 8. Describe the factors that led to Japan's shift from a liberal democracy to a military-controlled government. 9. Was the Great Depression inevitable? Why or why not? 10. Define "totalitarianism" and provide examples. 11. Compare totalitarianism in the U.S.S.R. and Germany. 12. Trace the unique course of the United States in answering the dilemma of the Great Depression. 13. Summarize the effects of the Great Depression on the politics in Latin America. 14. Give reasons that Japan embarked on a foreign policy of conquest. 15. Relate Great Depression to political instability. 16. Identify ways that the economic crisis affected patterns of social behavior.
Longer, more general topics: 1. Describe the global results of World War I. 2. Compare the Mexican, Russian, and Chinese revolutions. 3. Describe the effect of the Great Depression on various societies. 4. Describe the reasons for the lack of resolve among the Western governments to intervene against authoritarianism in this era.