43011-43012 World History

(Credit - 2) (Required) (Year) (Grade: 11)
This course attempts to emphasize the roles played by people, events, and nations in the interaction that has led to the creation of world history.  An attempt to develop an awareness and appreciation of the “geographic setting”, cultural, and historical contributions of specific peoples and nations is of major importance.  The Four Ancient River Civilizations, GreeceRome, the Middle Ages, Africa, the Muslim Empires, Early America, Renaissance and Reformation, Formation of European Nation States, Influential Rulers, the Industrial Revolution, the threat of Communism, the World Wars, United Nations, emergence of “Third World Nations”, The Cold War, and changing modern world will be examined.  Students are encouraged to investigate secondary sources and develop a sense of inquiry.