Global History and Geography is a full-year Social Studies course.
This course studies the history of civilizations, emphasizing the historical events and famous personalities that shaped the course of world history.
Change & Turning Points
Human & Physical Geography
Justice & Law
Movement of People & Goods
Nationalism & Nation States
Political Systems & Citizenship Overview
Science & Technology
Historical Eras include:
Ancient Civilizations, China and Far East Civilizations, Dark Ages, Renaissance & Reformation, Europe & Age of Exploration, Great Discoveries, Emergence of Democracies, Industrial Revolution, Imperialism, World Wars, Communism, Genocides, Middle East Conflict, Role of United Nations
Famous Personalities and Historical Events are studied, and students write essays that demonstrate their understanding of key themes.
This course contains tutorials, readings, videos, assignments and discussions, and projects.
Students receive guidance on reading strategies for historical documents, historical analysis and essay writing.
Virtual field trips enable students to synthesize their knowledge; comparing historical events with their modern day results.
This full-year course is aligned to the NY State Regents exam.