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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.

 

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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