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Glencoe World History: Online Textbook Help

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This Glencoe World History Textbook Companion Course uses simple and fun videos to help students learn world history and earn a better grade. This textbook companion effectively teaches all the important world history concepts. Each of the video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the chapters in the Glencoe World History textbook.
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32 chapters in Glencoe World History: Online Textbook Help

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Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
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Lesson 1 - The Minoans  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - How Geography & Climate Shaped Early Greek Life  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Mycenaean Civilization Develops  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - From Mycenae's Collapse to Greek Colonization  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Iliad: Greek Epic  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Odyssey: Greek Epic  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Greek City-States and Governments  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Phalanx Warfare in Ancient Greece  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - History of Sparta  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Birth of History: Herodotus' Persian War  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Athenian Democracy: Solon and Cleisthenes  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Pericles, the Delian League, and the Athenian Golden Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Peloponnesian War and Thucydides  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Women of Greece  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Greek Myth and Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Greek Theatre: Tragedy and Comedy  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Birth of Philosophy: The Presocratics  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Socrates: Life, Death and Philosophy  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Platonic Idealism: Plato and His Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Aristotelian Logic: Aristotle's Central Concepts and Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Ancient Greek Art, Pottery and Sculpture  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Ancient Greek Architecture: Dorian, Ionic & Corinthian  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Alexander the Great and the Birth of Hellenism  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - The Library of Alexandria & The Benefits of Hellenization  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Euclid, Archimedes & Ptolemy: Alexandrian Hellenistic Philosophers  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Schools of Philosophy in Antiquity: Cynics, Epicureans & Stoics  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Founding of Ancient Rome & Rome's Early History  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Seven Kings of Rome: History & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Rise of the Roman Republic: Summary of Events  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Formation of the Roman Republic: Offices, Institutions and History  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Political Structure of the Roman Republic  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Punic Wars: Causes, Summary & Hannibal  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Reform in the Roman Republic: The Gracchi, Marius & Sulla  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Death of the Republic: Julius Caesar & Pompey  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Early Roman Empire and the Reign of Augustus Caesar  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Roman Law and the Pax Romana: Definition, Meaning & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Roman Engineering and Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Roman Myths and Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Roman Art: History, Characteristics & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Gospels: The Life of Christ  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Paul and the Early Church Fathers  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - St. Stephen & Christians in the Roman Empire  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Conversion of Constantine and the Ascent of Christianity  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Early Christian Church and Its Ties to Judaism  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Fall of Rome  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Aeneid by Virgil  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Augustus' Propagandists: Virgil, Horace and Ovid  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Emperors of the Julio-Claudian Dynasty  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - The Year of the Four Emperors & the Flavian Dynasty  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - The Five Good Emperors of Rome & the Nervan-Antonine Dynasty  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Emperors of the Severan Dynasty  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Division of the Roman Empire: Diocletian & the 3rd Century Crisis  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Medieval Warm Period and New Agricultural Technologies  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Daily Life of English Peasants  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Reemergence of Towns and Commerce  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Guilds in Western Culture and Economies in the High Middle Ages  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Great Schism Between the East and Western Churches  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - William the Conqueror & Politics and Art in the Dark Ages  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Roman Catholic Clergy  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Investiture Conflict: Rulers vs. the Centralized Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Henry II of England and Philip Augustus of France  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Thomas Becket and the Constitutions of Clarendon  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Heresies and Inquisitions in the High Middle Ages  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Power Struggles of the Holy Roman Empire: Popes vs. Emperors  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Rise of Universities and Displacement of Monasteries  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Gothic Architecture: Style, Characteristics & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Gothic Sculpture and Stained Glass Windows: Characteristics & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Gothic Painting: Style & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Christian Antisemitism in Medieval Europe  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Little Ice Age and the Black Death  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Babylonian Captivity of the Church and the Decline of Papal Authority  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Western Schism and the Tale of 3 Popes  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The Hundred Years' War: England vs. France  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Longbow in the Hundred Years' War  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Joan of Arc and the End of the Hundred Years' War  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Renaissance Timeline: Events Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Italian Renaissance and Italy's Transformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Humanism in the Renaissance: Recognizing the Beauty of the Individual  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Renaissance Art: Artists, Paintings, Sculptures & Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Northern Renaissance  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Rise of the Vernacular and the Decline of Latin  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Catholic Church Before the Reformation: Beliefs and Practices  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Martin Luther, the 95 Theses and the Birth of the Protestant Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Art in the Protestant Reformation: Albrecht Durer & Northern European Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Spread of the Protestant Reformation Across Europe  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Reformation's Impact on Germany: The Peasant Wars  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Religious Reform in Switzerland: Calvin & Zwingli's Teachings in the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The French Wars of Religion: Catholics vs. the Huguenots  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Council of Trent: The Catholic Church Survives the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Life After the Reformation & Protestant Influence on Society  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Reformers & the Catholic Church: How Religious Beliefs Transformed During the Reformation  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth: Catholic vs. Anglican  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Queen Elizabeth I and England's Golden Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Religious Warfare Across Europe During the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Decline of Spain & Emergence of Competing Powers  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Rise of the Dutch Republic & Their Golden Age: History & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The 30 Years War: Catholics vs. Protestants  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Westphalia and Peace of Augsburg: States' Rise to Sovereignty and Decline of the Empire  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Reign of Louis XIV in France: Accomplishments & Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - French Expansion Under Louis XIV: Conflicts & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Old Empires in the Mid-17th Century: History, Timeline & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Rise of Austria & Strengthening of the Hapsburg Monarchy  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Creation of Prussia: History & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Peter the Great & the Westernization of Russia: Facts & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Partition of Poland: History, Timeline & Causes  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Society & Culture of the 18th Century  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Baroque Sculpture: Characteristics & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Baroque Architecture: Style, Characteristics & Features  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Baroque Painting: Style, Characteristics & Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Thomas Hobbes & John Locke: Political Theories & Competing Views  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Socialism: Definition & Leaders  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - European Revolutions and Revolts from 1815-1832  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Congress of Vienna: Members, Objectives & Results  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Liberalism, Radicalism, and Republicanism in the 1800s  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Crimean War: Summary, Causes & Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Unification of Germany: Summary, Timeline & Events  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Creation of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary: History & Impact  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Reforms in Russia Under Tsar Alexander II: Examples & Impact  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - North America: the American Civil War and Dominion of Canada  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - 19th Century Arts: Romanticism, Music, and Art  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Literary Realism Movement: A Response to Romanticism  Take Quiz
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