MODERN WORLD HISTORY A
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Modern World History A explores major world topics from the empires era to imperialism. The course highlights the major world religions, the growth and expansion of major empires, monarchies, the renaissance era, imperialism, revolutions, nationalism, colonization, and the rise of dictators. Throughout the course, students examine primary and secondary sources, including political cartoons, essays, and judicial opinions. Students also sharpen their writing skills in shorter tasks and assignments and practice outlining and drafting skills by writing full informative and argumentative essays.