This 20-question video guide accompanies the first episode of the six-part Smithsonian Institute documentary titled "Apocalypse: The Second World War". The questions on this worksheet follow the first 45-minute episode which is titled "German Aggression" and follows the story of the beginning of WWII from the rise of Hitler to power in Germany through the first year of the war. The documentary can be found on various streaming sites including youtube. The easiest way to find it is to search for "Apocalypse, WWII, Aggression" and you should be able to locate the link to it on youtube.
Specific topics covered in the episode and on the questions include:
-Hitlers rise to power
-Invasion of Poland
--Charles de Gaulle
-America First Movement
In addition to the 20-questions that follow the video, there is a follow-up extended response question that requires students to summarize how WWII broke out and what similarities this had to the causes of WWI.