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World War II: The Aftermath
This war left many countries devastated and influenced generations of life. In Part 9 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo takes a look at the aftermath of World War II.

World War II: The Aftermath
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World War II: The Aftermath

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 8, 2011World War II: The Aftermath
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This war left many countries devastated and influenced generations of life. In Part 9 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo takes a look at the aftermath of World War II. PLAY VIDEO

The History of the Miss America Pageant

in: Film, american historySeptember 8, 2011The History of the Miss America Pageant
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In this video, WatchMojo learns more about the history of the Miss America Pageant from its beginnings as beauty contest in 1921 to its current status as a scholarship competition in the 21st century. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: How Did It End?

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 7, 2011World War II: How Did It End?
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Almost six years to the day after it began, the bloodiest war in history drew to a close. In Part 8 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo looks at the final days of the Second World War and how it finally came to an end. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: Tactics, Weapons and the Holocaust

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 6, 2011World War II: Tactics, Weapons and the Holocaust
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
A number of new technologies and ideologies came forth during this battle that made war deadlier than ever before. In Part 6 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo explores some of the tactics and weapons used. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: Which Countries Fought?

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 6, 2011World War II: Which Countries Fought?
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This battle was essentially a fight between the Axis Powers and the Allied forces. In Part 3 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo finds out who was fighting whom during the Second World War. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: Important Battles

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 6, 2011World War II: Important Battles
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This war was a series of the bloodiest battles in history. In Part 5 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo learns about some of the most important battles of World War II. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: How Did It Start?

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 1, 2011World War II: How Did It Start?
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In the years that followed World War I, tensions remained between countries due to differing ideologies and belief systems. In Part 2 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo explores how and why the Second World War began. PLAY VIDEO

History of Ivy League Schools: Sports and Education

in: Education, american history, listsAugust 30, 2011History of Ivy League Schools: Sports and Education
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
These are the most prestigious schools in the world and from them emerged some of the most powerful people in the world. WatchMojo learns more about the Ivy League of American colleges and universities. PLAY VIDEO

Burning Man Festival: History of the Celebration

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, american history, north american destinationsAugust 26, 2011Burning Man Festival: History of the Celebration
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This annual festival combines music, art, ritual and a sense of kinship with a spectacular and large-scale celebration. But once the week is up, it all goes up in flames. WatchMojo learns about the Burning Man Festival. PLAY VIDEO

Biography of Bill Clinton: Arkansas Governor to the Presidency

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, american history, american presidents, biographiesAugust 18, 2011Biography of Bill Clinton: Arkansas Governor to the Presidency
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was the first Democratic president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt to secure a second term. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton. PLAY VIDEO

Infamous Crimes: Charles Manson, his Family and the Tate-LaBianca Murders

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyAugust 8, 2011Infamous Crimes: Charles Manson, his Family and the Tate-LaBianca Murders
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In August 1969, Charles Manson instructed a group of his followers to gruesomely murder a number of innocent people to ignite a race war. WatchMojo learns more about the crimes, trial and conviction of Manson and his Family. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: Nuclear Bombings of Japan

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2August 4, 2011World War II: Nuclear Bombings of Japan
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
These were the only instances where nuclear weapons were used as a wartime measure. In Part 7 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo learns more about the atomic bombings of Japan during World War II. PLAY VIDEO

Biography of Barack Obama: Life and Accomplishments

in: Politics and History, 21st century, american history, american presidents, biographiesJuly 29, 2011Biography of Barack Obama: Life and Accomplishments
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was the United States’ first black president. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. PLAY VIDEO

George W. Bush Bio: From the Military to the White House

in: Politics and History, 21st century, american history, american presidents, biographiesJuly 5, 2011George W. Bush Bio: From the Military to the White House
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He is best known as Dubya. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush. PLAY VIDEO

The United Nations: History and Functions

in: Politics and History, 20th century, african history, american history, asian history, european history, ww2February 21, 2011The United Nations: History and Functions
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Founded in 1945, this international organization is committed to world peace and safety, as well economic development and social advancement. WatchMojo learns about the history and functions of the United Nations. PLAY VIDEO

Abraham Lincoln: Life and Death

in: Politics and History, american history, american presidents, biographiesFebruary 7, 2011Abraham Lincoln: Life and Death
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
His many nicknames included the Great Emancipator and Honest Abe. WatchMojo learns more about the life, accomplishments and assassination of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. PLAY VIDEO

Ronald Reagan: Life and Death of a President

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, american presidents, biographiesFebruary 2, 2011Ronald Reagan: Life and Death of a President
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was nicknamed The Gipper, Teflon Ron and The Great Communicator. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor - History

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2December 2, 2010World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor - History
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This event spurred the United States into joining the Second World War. In Part 4 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo learns more about the years leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and about the results of this historic event. PLAY VIDEO

What is Veterans Day

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyNovember 5, 2010What is Veterans Day
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
World War I finally ended after four years of battle on November 11th, 1918, with the signing of an armistice. WatchMojo learns more about Veterans Day, and how this important occasion is honored throughout the world. PLAY VIDEO

Branches Of The U.S. Military

in: Politics and History, american historyNovember 5, 2010Branches Of The U.S. Military
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
The United States military is one of the world's largest, and is steeped in history and tradition. WatchMojo explores the differences between the five branches of the U.S. armed forces. PLAY VIDEO

The History of The Statue of Liberty

in: Politics and History, american historyOctober 21, 2010The History of The Statue of Liberty
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Dedicated to the United States by the people of France on October 28th, 1886, the Statue of Liberty has come to embody the ideals of freedom, justice and new beginnings. WatchMojo explores the history of this iconic monument. PLAY VIDEO

World War I - Weapons and Technology

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww1July 26, 2010World War I - Weapons and Technology
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
While they may seem primitive now, the weapons of World War I completely revolutionized warfare. In Part 6 of our series on WWI, WatchMojo profiles the weapons and technology used in the First World War. PLAY VIDEO

World War I - The Aftermath

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww1July 12, 2010World War I - The Aftermath
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
As a direct result of the First World War, over 16 million people across the world lost their lives. In Part 5 of our series on WWI, WatchMojo explores this and other lasting effects of the war. PLAY VIDEO

World War I - Treaty of Versailles

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww1July 5, 2010World War I - Treaty of Versailles
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Signed in June of 1919, the Treaty of Versailles ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. In Part 4 of our series on WWI, WatchMojo learns more about the controversial Treaty of Versailles. PLAY VIDEO

World War I - How Did It End?

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww1June 29, 2010World War I - How Did It End?
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Several key events are considered crucial in the effort to bring to a close this bloody military conflict. In Part 3 of our series on WWI, WatchMojo explores how and why the First World War ended. PLAY VIDEO

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