Course SummaryFrom philosopher Thomas Aquinas to General Robert E. Lee, this Important People in World History Study Guide course offers a quick and easy review of influential people in history. Use these video lessons for exam preparations, classroom teaching tools or even for casual learning purposes.
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Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help reviewing material on key figures in world history quickly will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:
- Need an efficient way to learn about key people in world history.
- Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
- Want an organized resource to help study for an exam.
- Feel overwhelmed trying to memorize large amounts of information.
- Struggle to identify the most important figures in your world history class.
How It Works:
- Watch all the fun videos in the course to learn important information.
- Review lessons as needed to strengthen your comprehension.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your knowledge with lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
- Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Review only the information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Important People in World History final exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
In this course, you'll cover these key topics:
- How Thomas Aquinas defended faith in a time of pure philosophical reason
- Moses' leadership to the Jewish people
- Buddha's core moral teachings
- How Martin Luther's 95 Theses influenced the Protestant Reformation
- What Platonic idealism is
- Religion's influence on social inequality
- Ways in which Aristotelian logic is still relevant today
- How Galileo's scientific discoveries were received by the Church
- Newton's laws of physics
- The divine right to rule and manifest destiny
- Why Henry VIII established the Anglican Church
- The assassination of Gandhi
- How Nelson Mandela maintained political influence while imprisoned
- Expansion of literature during the Middle Ages
- The impact of Oscar Wilde's sexuality on his work
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's major accomplishments
- The Five Year Plan under Stalin's Soviet Union
- Joan of Arc's significance at the end of the Hundred Years War
- General Robert E. Lee at the Appomattox Courthouse
- Linnaeus' taxonomy and contributions to biology
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