Chapter 1:
1900s
Chapter 2:
World War I
Chapter 3:
Communism and Fascism
Chapter 4:
1920s
Chapter 5:
1930s
Chapter 6:
World War II
Chapter 7:
1940s - 1960s
Chapter 8:
1970s - 1980s
Chapter 9:
1990s
Chapter 10:
21st Century


In addition to what is posted under the chapter headings, the following student created materials are relevant to Modern World History. College history also includes essays where students have reflected on the use of history to understand contemporary issues. These essays, which relate to the modern world and modern American history are not indexed here.





Screen capture from Georges Mèliès' La Voyage Dans La Lune (1902), the first science fiction film. Note that when the astronomers view the earth from the moon, they see Europe and Africa; not North and South American. This is because the film was made in France. Knowing hte provenance of an artifact is important when it comes to analyzing it.