Welcome to World History

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Course Description

World History presents a chronological account of World History from the Renaissance and Reformation, with an emphasis on those societies that have had the greatest impact on modern times. This course will present the political, economic, and social development of world cultures, the influence of geography on those cultures, the growth of science and technology, and the effect of contact between cultures.


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    • Email Me: zrose@wboe.net

    • Class Remind Code (2022-2023): Text "worldwboro" to 81010

Policies and Expectations

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Topics Covered

  • The Black Plague

  • The Protestant Reformation

  • The Enlightenment

  • The Age of Exploration

  • America before European Arrival

  • The Spanish Conquest of the Americas

  • Colonial America

  • Global Colonization and the British Empire

  • The American Revolution

  • The French Revolution

  • American Slavery

  • The American Civil War

  • Europe in the 1800s

  • The Conquest of Africa

  • Belgian Atrocities in the Congo

  • World War I

  • The 1920s

  • The Great Depression

  • The Rise of Fascism and Nazi Germany

  • The Holocaust

  • World War II

  • The Cold War

  • Nuclear Warfare and Evolving Conflicts

  • Decolonization

  • Global Economy

  • The Rwandan Genocide

  • The Bosnian Genocide

  • 9/11

  • The War on Terror