Analyze and evaluate the impact of people, events, ideas, and symbols, including various cultures and ethnic groups, on history throughout the world (e.g., Middle Ages: Charlemagne, Reformation, Mongol Empire, Renaissance; Global Interaction: Columbian Exchange; Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, Montezuma; Age of Revolutions: French Revolution, Industrial Revolution, Simon Bolivar; Global Conflict and Achievement: Imperialism, World War I; World War II, Holocaust, failure of Nazism/Fascism, Einstein, Cold War; Contemporary World: Decolonization, fall of Communism, Democracy Movements, Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, globalization)
Students will develop and apply historical knowledge and skills to research, analyze, and understand key concepts of past, current, and potential issues and events at the local, state, national, and international levels.
- World: Beginnings to 1000 CE
- Historical Comprehension
Students will analyze and evaluate the impact of people, events, ideas, and symbols upon world history using multiple types of sources.