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World History and Civilization, Second Semester

Time limit: 182 days
1 credit

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Course Overview

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.
Please note that Cooperative courses are restricted to teen-age students only; you must be under 19½ at the time of registration.

The course is designed for high-school freshman or higher.

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None, but normally a student will have taken the first semester course, or a similar course.

Required Materials

No textbook is required for this course. It does require a Google account.

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