World History (Period 8)

Course Description

World History provides an overview of the development of civilization in all parts of the globe from prehistoric times to the present. Students explore the foundations of civilization, the classical world, development of nations in the Far East and Middle East, the Middle Ages, and Renaissance and Reformation. They also investigate the growth of the nation-state, revolutions, nationalism, imperialism, and democracy, and culminate with a study of the twentieth century.