Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 34: An Age of Anxiety

Learning Objectives

When you have finished studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
  • Explain and discuss the main currents of postwar pessimistic culture.
  • Understand and explain the connections between new discoveries in physics and psychology and their cultural impact.
  • Identify the origins and significance of new forms of twentieth-century artistic and architectural expression.
  • Explain the origins, course, and global consequences of the Great Depression.
  • Compare and contrast the varied forms of governmental reactions to the global Great Depression.
  • Explain and discuss the development of communism in Russia.
  • Identify key features of fascist Italy’s political and social structure.
  • Explain the rise of National Socialism in Germany.
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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