Full course description
An introductory-level World History course, it continues from the first semester course. Students are provided an introductory survey of world history from the
European Renaissance and Reformation to the present day. Topics include
the study of exploration and mercantilism; absolutism and efforts
against it; intellectual, political, and economic revolutions;
imperialism and responses; conflicts of the twentieth century, including
the Cold War; independence movements in Africa and Asia and their
effects; and concepts such as globalization, terrorism, and
environmental issues. Emphasizes cross-cultural interactions and
comparison of related events across cultures as well as primary and
secondary source analysis. No textbook is required. Cooperative courses
are limited to students under 21 years of age. (Cooperative with
flexible pacing. Limited to students under 21 years of age.) Requires a
The course is designed for high-school freshman or higher.
View a demo version of the course at https://iu.instructure.com/courses/1594051
None, but normally a student will have taken the first semester course, or a similar course.
No textbook is required for this course. It does require a Google account.
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