Explore the history of the world from Era 4 to the present. The stories, struggles, and triumps of the world itself come alive in our High School World History offering.
NOTE: We anticipate this will be a rolling release - with a significant chunk of the text released in August, the rest coming on a regular basis throughout the school year.
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WORLD HISTORY ERAS 4&5
Chapter 1: How did global networks of exchange lead to worldwide crises and achievements?
Chapter 2: Do the benefits of Exploration outweigh the costs?
Chapter 3: What were some of global causes and consequences of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade?
WORLD HISTORY ERA 6
Chapter 4: To what extent is violence acceptable to bring about change?
Chapter 5: Was the Industrial Revolution worth the human cost?
Chapter 6: How did major world powers dominate the globe?
Chapter 7: Was there really a European Miracle? (Preview of sections 1&2 above)
WORLD HISTORY ERA 7
Chapter 8: How did World War I shape the global landscape?
Chapter 9: Were the causes of World War II inevitable?
Chapter 10: Were the outcomes of World War II inevitable?
Chapter 11: When are revolutions appropriate?
Genocide in the 20th Century
WORLD HISTORY ERA 8
Chapter 12: How significant was the Cold War in creating the modern world?
Chapter 13: Was decolonization an inevitable outcome of World War II?
Chapter 14: What were the consequences for people outside of Europe and the United States of the end of WWII?
Chapter 15: Is the world more or less secure with integration and globalization?
Chapter 16: To what extent do global trade agreements benefit societies?
Chapter 17: How has warfare changed over time?
Materials developed under a grant from the Michigan Department of Education