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The First World War

Introduction

This course covers the lead-up to the First World War, the main events of the war including trench warfare and major battles, the impact of the war on various aspects such as women's roles, colonial troops, the home front, and the global economy, the peace treaties and the formation of the League of Nations, and the aftermath of the war including its impact on art, literature, national identity, the Middle East, and the global balance of power.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the First World War, including its causes, major events, and far-reaching impact, and develop critical thinking and analytical skills in evaluating historical events and their consequences.

Course program

The Lead-up to War
The War's Main Events
The Impact of the War
Peace Treaties and the League of Nations
The Aftermath of the War