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World History
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This course follows California state social science standards for the study of world history, and focuses on developing students’ knowledge of the key political, economic, and social events that have shaped our world since the early modern period. This is a two-semester social science class that seeks to develop students critical thinking skills and college-level writing abilities.

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Unit 1: Development of Western Thought
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  • Judeo-Christian and Greco-Roman Traditions
  • Platonic and Aristotelian Ideas
  • Impact of the U.S. Constitution
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Unit 2: Political Revolutions
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  • Western Political Philosophy
  • The Glorious Revolution
  • The American Revolution
  • The French Revolution
  • Napoleon's Europe
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Unit 3: Industrialization in Western Europe, North America, and Japan
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  • 3.1 Beginnings of Industrialization
  • Industrial Technology
  • Urbanization
  • Life In a Factory
  • Economic and Cultural changes
  • The Results of Industrialization
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Unit 4: New Imperialism in South Asia and Africa
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  • New Imperialism
  • World Empires: British and French
  • Reactions to Colonialism
  • Independence Movements
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Unit 5: Causes and Course of the First World War
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  • 1914: Origins of a Conflict
  • The Great War: Course of Events
  • Casualties of War
  • Devastation and Peace
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Unit 6: Aftermath of the First World War
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  • Post War: The Treaty of Versailles
  • Post War: Political Changes and Population Shifts
  • Cultural Reactions to WWI
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Unit 7: Rise of Totalitarian Governments
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  • Soviet Russia: From Lenin to Stalin
  • Fascism in Germany and Italy
  • Europe on the Brink
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Unit 8: World War II
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  • Rising Aggressions in Asia and Europe
  • Mobilizing for War
  • The War Progresses
  • Results of the War
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Unit 9: Post-WWII and the Beginnings of the Cold War
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  • Aftermath of WWII
  • Democratic Nations Surge
  • Cold War Policies and Events
  • Independence, Conflict and Change 1950s-70s
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Unit 10: Our World Today
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  • End of the Cold War
  • Trends in the Developing World
  • Globalization: Trade, Technology, and Migration
  • Terrorism and the Global War on Terror