World History & Geography 1500-Present [World History Since 1500]

This course follows human history from the Renaissance and the end of the Middle Ages until the present day. Topics covered include the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, Industrial Revolution, the African and Asian colonial experience, the rise of European Nationalism, and the horrors of World War I. In the second half students learn about the rise of totalitarian ideologies of Fascism and Communism, World War II, the Cold War, Post-Colonial Africa, the Rise of Asian Economies, and the Global War on Terror.

Subject(s): 
History and Social Science

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