Historical Videos:  To find sorted films and documentaries (courtesy of Youtube) that support the content of Spinning World History, scroll through the below images or choose from the listed headings.  If using these as an instructional tool, be sure to analyze the source's credibility, as the historical value of some of the sources is negligible (look closely at the intended audience, what the source has to lose if the content is inaccurate and other products created by the filmmakers).

The Tales, Traditions and Turning Points of World History

  1. The Earth in 2017
  2. Early Hominids - 3,500,000 BC > 200,000 BC
  3. Hunter-gatherers - 200,000 BC > 5000 BC
  4. The Neolithic Revolution – 10,000 BC > 2000 BC
  5. Foundation of the World’s Religions – 200,000 BC > 1000 BC
  6. India – Harappa to Gupta - 3000 BC > 600 AD
  7. China – Xia to Qin to Han Dynasties – 2200 BC > 220 AD
  8. The Persian Empire – 800 BC > 300 BC
  9. Golden Age of Greece – 500 BC > 300 BC
  10. The Macedonian Empire – 330 BC > 250 BC
  11. The Roman Empire – 500 BC > 500 AD
  12. The Huns and the Goths – 300  > 600
  13. The European Middle Ages – 400  > 1100
  14. Rise of Islam – 600 > 800
  15. The Crusades – 1000 > 1300
  16. The Mongols – 1200 > 1400
  17. China – Tang to Song Dynasties – 600 > 1300
  18. Japan – Foundation to Feudalism - 300 > 1600
  19. Europe – High Middle Ages – 1200 > 1500
  20. Polynesia, Africa and the Americas – 400 > 1500
  21. Europe - Renaissance, Exploration and Reformation – 1400 > 1700
  22. Europe – Revolutionary Impact – 1550 > 1650
  23. Muslim Empires of the Near East – 1400> 1700
  24. China – The Ming Dynasty - 1400 > 1600
  25. Japan – Tokugawa Shogunate and Isolationism - 1500 > 1700
  26. Europe - Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment – 1600 > 1800
  27. Russia – Kiev Rus to Catherine the Great - 1400 > 1800
  28. The United States of America – Founding – 1700 > 1800
  29. France – Revolution to Napoleon – 1770 > 1850
  30. South American Revolutions – 1800 > 1900
  31. Europe - Industrial Revolution – 1750 > 1900
  32. Europe - Imperialism – 1750 > 1910
  33. China – Qing Dynasty – 1800 > 1910
  34. Japan – The Meiji Restoration – 1850 > 1910
  35. The World at the Turn of the Century – 1880> 1910
  36. World War I – 1900 > 1920
  37. The Interwar Period – 1920 > 1940
  38. Causes of World War II – 1925 > 1940
  39. World War II (click specific time period>>>) – 1939>1942     1942>1945
  40. Decolonization and Independence Movements – 1920 > 1970 - More to Come
  41. The Cold War – 1945 > 1989 - More to Come

 

 

The Regional Challenges of Today

  1. Sub-Saharan Africa                                                    
  2. Latin America                                                   
  3. Japan                                                                             
  4. China                                                                            
  5. India                                                                          
  6. The Middle East                                                              
  7. Russia                                                                              
  8. Europe                                                                           
  9. The United States of America                                         

 

 

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