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World History – Semester 1

 
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World History – Semester 1

Recommended Grade Level: 9 - 12

World History – Semester 1

World History – Semester 1 analyzes and evaluates major events that occurred in history, emphasizing global expansion and encounter (1450-1750), and the age of revolutions (1750—1917). 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:

None

 

Syllabus:

 Section 1 – Global Expansion and Encounter (1450—1750)

  • Global Expansion and Encounter
  • Major World Regions
  • Migration

Section 2 – Global Expansion and Encounter (1450—1750)

  • Geography of Expansion and Encounter
  • Technology and Ideas
  • Perspectives in World History

Section 3 – Global Expansion and Encounter (1450—1750)

  • Individuals and Movements
  • Cultures and Cultural Groups
  • Multiple Causal Factors of Conflicts

Section 4 – Age of Revolutions (1750—1917)

  • Age of Revolutions
  • Industrial Revolution
  • French Revolution
  • Russian Revolution

Section 5 – Age of Revolutions (1750—1917)

  • American Revolution
  • Other Revolutions
  • Economic Choices

Section 6 – Western Civilization

  • Western Art and Architecture
  • Western Scientists and Mathematicians
  • Key Writers and Thinkers from the Western Civilization

 


 

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