World History II

Starts from:Mon, August 8, 2022
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World History II

Elective: Grade 10-12

World History is a course that focuses the rise of the nation state in Europe, the French Revolution, and the economic and political roots of the modern world. Students will learn about the origins and consequences of the Industrial Revolution, 19th century political reform in Western Europe, and imperialism in Africa, Asia, and South America. Emphasis will be placed on the causes and consequences of the great military and economic events of the past century, including World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, and the Russian and Chinese revolutions. Finally, students will study the rise of nationalism and the continuing persistence of political, ethnic, and religious conflict in many parts of the world. Arab history is integrated throughout this course. Emphasis is placed on developing cultural literacy, research skills, and critical writing skills. The course draws upon primary, secondary, artistic, and archeological sources to supplement the textbook. Arab history is integrated throughout this course.