This course examines world events from 1600 to the present. It explores the impact of the democratic and industrial revolutions, the forces that led to world domination by European powers, the wars that changed empires, the ideas that led to independence movements and the effects of global interdependence. The concepts of historical thinking introduced in earlier grades continue to build with students locating and analyzing primary and secondary sources from multiple perspectives to draw conclusions.
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17. World War II devastated most of Europe and Asia, led to the occupation of Eastern Europe and Japan, and began the atomic age.
|Students will explore the end of WWII and discuss the aftermath of it. |
|1/26||Students will complete a Holocaust Web quest. |
|1/27||Students will explain the events during the Holocaust.|
|1/29||WWII Unit Test. |