• WORLD HISTORY, COURSE OF STUDY

    FIRST MARKING PERIOD

    Renaissance
     -Causes
     -Italian Renaissance
     -Northern Renaissance
     -Lasting Impact
     
    Reformation
     -Background
     -Protestant Religions
     -Impact on Europe, and the World
     
    Scientific Revolution
     -Scientists and Discoveries
     
    Age of Exploration
     -Colonial Empires- Spain, Dutch, English
     
    Absolutism
     -Divine Right Theory
     
    SECOND MARKING PERIOD
     
    Enlightenment
     -Philosophes
     -Political Theorists- Locke, Hobbes, Rousseau
     
    French Revolution and Napoleonic Era
     -Impact of Enlightenment
     -Comparisons of Various Revolutions
     -Napoleonic Era
     
    Industrial Revolution
     -Cause and Effects
     
    Nationalism/Unification
     -Germany
     -Italy
     -Japan
     
    Imperialism
     -Europe and Africa
     -Europe and Asia
     
    THIRD MARKING PERIOD
     
    World War I
     -Causes
     -the War
     -Impact of Treaty of Versailles
     
    Great Depression
     -Causes
     -Impact on Europe
     
    Rise of Fascism/Totalitarianism
     -Italy
     -Germany
     -Russia
     -Japan
     
    World War II
     -The War and Breakup of Colonial Empires
     
    Cold War
     -War by Proxy
     -Wars of Liberation
     
    FOURTH MARKING PERIOD
     
    Economics
     -Economic and Political Theory
     -Comparison of Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism
     
    Contemporary World Issues
     -Independence in Africa and Asia
     -Rise of China and India
     
    Middle East and War on Terror
     -Oil
     -American Influence
     
    Review and Exams