This document can be used as a handout for students reviewing or introducing a unit. It can also be used for teachers as an outline for important topics to be discussed in global history and geography class. Teachers can also use this document for continuing notes on topics in global history. This document discusses topics in the events leading up to WWII like alliances, facism/facist dictators, appeasment, Hitler's Holocaust, the Allied and Axis powers, turning points and the end of the war, the Yalta Agreement, the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Cold War is also discussed including the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan, NATO and the Warsaw Pact, the Berlin airlift, the arms race and space race, Korean and Vietnam wars, Iranian Revolution, and Cuba.