This course focuses on the events and themes that have shaped the cultures of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America from 1500 to the present. Students will examine and analyze the political, economic and cultural forces that have led to the development of the modern world outside of the United States.
Unit 1: What is Culture?
Unit 2: The Rise of Europe
Unit 3: Industrial Revolution
Unit 4: Imperialism and Nationalism
Unit 5: Rise of Socialism and the Russian Revolution
Unit 6: World War II
Unit 7: The Post-War World
Unit 8: The Modern World