World History Semester 2

Course Objective: This is a semester survey course that is offered at the sophomore level. It will introduce students to major developments in the history of the world with a concentration in Western Civilization, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

First Semester

Global Expansion and Encounter (1450-1750)

-Study of Globalization

-Bibliographic Skills

-Historical Analysis

 

Age of Revolutions (1750-1917)

-French Revolution

-Industrial Revolution

-Russian Revolution

-Historical Analysis

 

Second Semester

International Conflicts and Progress Toward Democracy (1870-2010)

-Latin America

      -Historical Formation

      -Effects of Colonialism

      -Modern Implementation

-Africa

      -Historical Formation

      -Effects of Colonialism

      -Modern Implementation

-Middle East

      -Historical Formation

      -Effects of Colonialism

      -Modern Implementation

 

World History Textbook:

Each student received access to an online textbook. They can log on to their textbook any where they have Internet access. Each student was given a login and password. Below is the website to access their online textbook.

http://my.hrw.com/index.jsp