4. 20th Century Archives - History Bombs


20th Century

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Topic Overview

Explore fascinating aspects of this turbulent century, including the rise of Hitler, the fall of the British Empire and the Olympic Games.

5 Video Lessons

15 Classroom Activities

Video Lessons


4.1 20th Century (In One Take)

Navigate the highs and lows of the 20th century in this exciting six minute video!

Run time: 05:45 Members only


4.2 Germany Under Hitler

Listen in on conversations amongst the German people to understand how Hitler was able to take power.

Run time: 05:16 Members only


4.3 Britain Loses Her Empire

Explore the reasons for the collapse of the British Empire in the 20th century.

Run time: 04:33 Members only


4.4 Cold War Tensions

Berlin ‘48, Cuba ‘62, or Vietnam? Which brought the world closest to another world war?

Run time: 09:18 Members only


4.5 History Of The Olympics

Explore the political, social and economic impact of the Olympic Games.

Run time: 05;22 Members only

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