World History Syllabus

  • High School World History

    Semester I

     Essential Question:

    • How do civilizations arise and how do they change?

     Units:

    1. Nomadic and Agricultural Societies
    2. The Cradle of Civilization
    3. Nile River Civilizations
    4. Greeks and Romans

     2nd -Six Weeks

    Essential Question:

    • What is the relationship between religion and empire?

     

    Units:

    1. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
    2. African Kingdoms
    3. Ancient Asia
    4. The Americas

    3rd Six Weeks

     Essential Question:

    • How does geography influence destiny?

     

    Units:

    1.  Medieval Europe and Byzantium
    2. Renaissance and Reformation
    3. Colonization and Imperialism
    4. Industrial Revolution

     

    4th Six Weeks

    Essential Question:

    • How have the legacies of imperialism and conflict shaped our world?

     

    Units:

    1. World War I
    2. Global and Regional Conflict
    3. Independence
    4. Globalization