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Learning Center World History Classes

World History is a two-quarter sequence.  It is divided into the following broad subjects: World History I (Ancient History), and World History II (Modern World History). Both courses are required for graduation. 

World History I – Ancient History

World History I (Ancient History) will cover the historically significant people, events, and themes from 3500 BC to AD 1500.  The course primarily examines the development of the Western World, with an emphasis on ancient, classical, and medieval eras.

Unit 1:  The Prehistoric World
Unit 2:  Ancient Cultures of the Middle East
Unit 3:  Ancient Egypt
Unit 4:  Ancient Greece
Unit 5:  Ancient Rome
Unit 6  Medieval Europe

World History II – Modern World History

World History II (Modern World History)  will cover the historically significant people, events, and themes from 1500 A.D. to the mid 20th Century. The course primarily focuses on the Western World, examining Renaissance Europe, the emergence of early modern Europe, into the 20th century.

Unit 1:  Renaissance Europe
Unit 2:  The Enlightenment
Unit 3:  The French Revolution
Unit 4:  The Age of Revolutions
Unit 5:  The Industrial Revolution
Unit 6:  Early Modern Europe
Unit 7:  The 20th Century