World History
Prerequisite: None
UC/CSU & NCAA Approved


In Segment I, students will learn about the Roman Empire, discover the great intellectual and cultural contributions of Islamic Empires, and 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. Lastly, the Age of Discovery, when eastern and western hemispheric encounters created for some turbulent times. In Segment II, 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. A Credit Recovery version is also available.

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