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World History – Semester 2

 
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World History – Semester 2

Recommended Grade Level: 9 - 12

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.

Credit: 0.5

 

Prerequisites:

 

 Syllabus:

 Section 1

  • Reformation

 Section 2

  • International Conflicts
  • Impact of Governments
  • Evaluate a Position
  • Relationships and Tensions 

Section 3

  • Emergence and Development of New Nations
  • Planned and Market Economies
  • Resources and Sustainability

Section 4

  • Research Questions
  • Government Trade Policies
  • Credibility of Sources

Section 5

  • Challenges to Democracy and Human Rights
  • Ethnocentrism
  • Preventing World Problems
  • Human Interaction with the Environment

Section 6

  • Maps, Globes, Charts, Databases and Models

 

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