World Cultures

  • Course Description

    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.

    Course Content

    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