In World History, students study major turning points that shaped the world, from the time of the early River Valley Civilizations and Classical Civilizations (Greece, Rome, Han China, India) through the present. They will compare early civilizations and look at the rise of religions, trade routes, etc. and how those impacted societies across the globe. They trace the rise of democratic ideas and develop an understanding of the historical roots of current world issues, especially as they pertain to international relations.
During World History A, students explore times periods from ancient times through the Industrial Revolution of the 1800s. Then in World History B, students will pick up with the turn of the twentieth century and work through modern history up to today.