Full course description
An introductory-level World History course, it continues from the first semester course, from the 1500s through the early twenty-first
century. Topics include the monarchs of Europe and the French
Revolution; the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment; the
Industrial Revolution; Latin American struggles and the Mexican
Revolution; U.S. expansion; Russian reform, repression, and revolution;
European imperialism and later challenges in Asia, Africa, and India;
two world wars, Vietnam War, Korean War, and the cold war; the Middle
East; Cuba and Central America; and globalization, terrorism, and
advances in technology. Includes interactive activities and study of
geography through map use.
The course is designed for high-school freshman or higher.
View a demo version of the course at https://iu.instructure.com/courses/1596480
The following textbook is required for this course:
Ramírez, Stearns, and Wineburg. World History: Human Legacy. Holt McDougal, 2010. ISBN 978-0-55-401861-4
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