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High School World History

Pre Requisites



How did we get to where we are today? Join Ali and Soo-jin, our modern time travelers, as they journey through World History to take you on an adventure as you discover the interconnectedness of world events and eras. Grab your passport for the adventure of a lifetime.In Segment I, students will learn how the Roman Empire developed in two very distinct directions. Next, students will discover the great intellectual and cultural contributions of Islamic Empires. Journey through the Middle Ages of Europe and Japan to learn how knights and samurais lived. You will also investigate the rise and fall of some of the great kingdoms of the Americas and Africa and then travel back to the Europe of the Renaissance and Reformation era. Hang on tight, before you dive into the Age of Discovery when eastern and western hemispheric encounters created for some turbulent times.Segment II begins with a bang as students will learn about advancements in science and thought during the Age of Enlightenment and the social and political revolutions that followed as a result. As students meander through the 19th century, they will learn about the transformation from an agricultural to an industrial world and the many changes that resulted from that shift. Students will then learn about the interconnectedness of nationalism and colonialism and the two massive world wars were the end result. As students approach the finish line, they will learn about development in our modern world and the implications that historical events have on us today.

Segment One

Module 01 - Medieval Eastern Europe, North Africa, and Middle East

  • Roman Empire
  • Byzantine Empire
  • Monotheistic Religions
  • Golden Age of Islam

Module 02 - Medieval Western Europe and East Asia

  • Medieval Society and Arts
  • The Crusades
  • Medieval Japan

Module 03 - Medieval Western Europe and East Asia

  • Rise of African Kingdoms and City-states
  • Major Civilizations of Mesoamerica and the Andes

Module 04 - Age of Rebirth, Reformation, and Discovery

  • Rise of the Italian City-states
  • Reformation and Counter Reformation
  • Age of Exploration
  • Columbian Exchange

Segment Two

Module 05 - The Enlightenment and Revolutions

  • European Geography
  • Constitutional and Absolute Monarchies
  • Scientific Revolution
  • 20th Century Science
  • French Revolution

Module 06 - 19th Century Changes

  • 19th Century Latin American and Caribbean Independence Movements
  • Industrial Revolution
  • Economic and Political Ideologies
  • Italian and German Unification
  • Modern Reform and Independence Movements

Module 07 - The World at War and the Fires Between

  • World War I
  • World War II

Module 08 - The Modern Era

  • Cold War and Proxy Wars
  • Collapse of the Soviet Union
  • Globalization

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