Prerequisites: Open to all students
Credit: 1.0 – Social Studies
Additional: This course is accepted as a social studies credit for H.S. graduation. This course is accepted as a social studies credit for college admission. This course is accepted as a social studies credit by the NCAA
World History traces the course of world civilization from the beginning of man to post World War I. An emphasis is placed on the 6 elements of civilization and the contribution of past societies on our current world.
∙The First Civilizations and Empires, Prehistory-A.D. 500
∙New Patterns of Civilizations, A.D.400-1500
∙The Early Modern World, 1350-1815
∙An Era of European Imperialism, 1800-1914
∙ The Twentieth Century Crisis, 1914-1945
∙This class is taught through lecture, discussions, guided readings, analyzing primary source documents, projects, presentations, and map work
∙Tests include essay, short answer, multiple choice, fill in the blank questions and document based questions.
Spielvogel. Jackson J., World History. Columbus, Ohio. The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008.
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