World History – Semester 2
World History – Semester 2 analyzes and evaluates major events that occurred in history, emphasizing emergence and development of new nations, international conflicts (1870—present), and the challenges to democracy and human rights (1945—present). The course explores the different eras of world history, causes and conflicts between countries, as well as the individuals and movements that have shaped countries world-wide. Students will learn the historical significance of position and the varying perspectives of various world countries and their leaders, as well as the effects of geography on cultures and their economies.
Note: This course is not designed for ELL (English Language Learners) students. ELL students may enroll in this course ONLY if they have adequate mentor support at their home school and are able to fulfill all course requirements.