World History

World History is the study of the major turning points that shaped the modern world. The course will begin with a review of specific historical skills and then move to ancient history and the foundations of civilization. Students will explore the roots of legal systems, religions, language, and culture. We will then move chronologically through the past, ending as close to the present day as possible.

Units:

Historical Skills

Ancient Civilizations

Greece and Rome

Middle Ages

Renaissance and Reformation

Exploration

Revolutions

World War 1 and Depression

World War 2

Cold War

The Contemporary World