Angel Aponte

Angel Aponte

High Point University
World History

World History teacher | Tutor for 10 years

I hold a degree in World History from High Point University, where my passion for unraveling the tapestry of our past was ignited. With a commitment to fostering curiosity and critical thinking, I bring a wealth of knowledge to every lesson. Whether exploring ancient civilizations or analyzing modern geopolitics, I strive to make history come alive for my students. Let's embark on a journey through time together, where every question is an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the world.


  • Why were Hitler's blitzkrieg tactics successful at the beginning of the war?
  • Who ruled Palestine after World War 1?
  • Who were put on trial following the second world war?
  • Do you think Ho Chi Minh's comparison of Vietnam after World War ll and colonial America was valid?
  • Why were explorers interested in sailing to Asia?
  • What was the name of the final Nazi offensive battle of World War II?
  • How did Russia's treaty with Germany affect the Allied troops?
  • Which African kingdom was so profitable from the trade that flowed through its borders that it was sometimes referred to as the Land of Gold?
  • What naval strategy did Germany find most successful?
  • Why did World War I require total warfare?
  • How did Japan's rise to power differ from Germany's, Italy's, and the Soviet Union?
  • What was the first wave of the population explosion that followed World War II called?
  • Why did UN coalition troops battle Iraqi forces in 1991?
  • From which country does the Arab language and ethnicity originate?
  • Why was the invention of penicillin so important in the context of WWII? What were some other advances in medicine that were important during the war?
  • How does Leopold II justify Belgian expansion into the Congo?
  • What was the Suez Crisis of 1956?
  • Why did Nazi Germany build concentration camps in Poland?
  • What was built durIng the Mughal rule of India?
  • What term refers to the type of government that has a king, queen, or emperor who has total authority?