High School World History Curriculum Resource & Lesson Plans

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35 chapters in High School World History Curriculum Resource & Lesson Plans

Course Practice Test

Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
  • Comprehensive test covering all topics
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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Lesson 1 - Mesopotamia: The First Civilization  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Mesopotamian Kings: History, Politics & Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Sumer's Protoliterate Period & the Origin of Writing  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Invention of Writing  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Old Sumerian Period: Wars & Expansion  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Fertile Crescent: Cradle of Civilization  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Akkadian Civilization: Culture, Art & Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Neo-Sumerian Period: Lifestyle, Peace & Prosperity  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Heirs of the Sumerians: Babylonians, Hittites, Hurrians and Assyrians  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Assyrian Art and Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Hammurabi's Code: The Advent of Law, Prerequisites and Implications  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Epic of Gilgamesh  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Ancient Egypt in the Bronze Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Ancient Egyptian Art: History and Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Ancient Egyptian Architecture: History, Characteristics & Influences  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Iron Age Empires: Neo-Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian and Persian Empires  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - What's the Difference Between Polytheism and Monotheism?  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Hebrews and Their Beliefs  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Iron vs. Bronze: History of Metallurgy  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Ancient Persian Art and Architecture: History & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Zoroastrianism: Definition, Beliefs & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Cult of Mithras: Myth & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Egyptian Social Structure: From Slaves to Pharaoh  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Egyptian Women: Royalty, Privileges & Tradition  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Egyptian Achievements: Unification, Pyramids, Hieroglyphics & Calendar  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Heresies and Inquisitions in the High Middle Ages  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Mendicants: St. Francis and Church Reforms  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Spread of Ancient Knowledge and Its Impact on the Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Rise of Universities and Displacement of Monasteries  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Magna Carta & The Constitutions of Clarendon: Definition & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Charter of the Forest and the Provisions of Oxford: Definition & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Gothic Architecture: Style, Characteristics & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Gothic Sculpture and Stained Glass Windows: Characteristics & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Gothic Painting: Style & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Thomas Aquinas' Influence on the Catholic Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Frederick II: King and Emperor  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Invention and Impact of Mechanical Clocks  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Mongolians and Their Contributions to Western Civilization  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Guilds in Western Culture and Economies in the High Middle Ages  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Middle Age Royals of England and France  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Power Struggles of the Holy Roman Empire: Popes vs. Emperors  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Daily Life of English Peasants  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Rise of the Vernacular and the Decline of Latin  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Catholic Church Before the Reformation: Beliefs and Practices  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Martin Luther, the 95 Theses and the Birth of the Protestant Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Art in the Protestant Reformation: Albrecht Durer & Northern European Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Radical Reformation: Anabaptists and Antitrinitarians  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Ulrich Zwingli and John Calvin: History, Importance & Impact  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Reformation's Impact on Germany: The Peasant Wars  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Spread of the Protestant Reformation Across Europe  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Religious Reform in Switzerland: Calvin & Zwingli's Teachings in the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The French Wars of Religion: Catholics vs. the Huguenots  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Facts and History  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Henry VIII: The Anglican Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Mercenaries and the Sack of Rome  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Tycho Brahe and Copernicus Take On the Known Universe  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Ivan the Terrible and the Making of Russia  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Council of Trent: The Catholic Church Survives the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Life After the Reformation & Protestant Influence on Society  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Reformers & the Catholic Church: How Religious Beliefs Transformed During the Reformation  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Post-War Europe: the Berlin Airlift & the Marshall Plan  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Meta-Disciplines: Traditionalists, Revisionism, and Post-Revisionists  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Tension Between the US and the Soviets: Wars, Confrontations & the Cold War  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Theory of Containment & the Birth of NATO  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Soviet Domination of Eastern Europe  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Post-war Poland: Soviet Occupation, Social Unrest & Economic Depression  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Post-war Czechoslovakia: Politics, Economy & Soviet Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Post-war Yugoslavia: New Name, Government & Republics  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Decolonization and Nationalism in Indonesia, Vietnam, India & Pakistan  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Decolonization and Nationalism in Israel, Egypt, Africa & Algeria  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Post-Cold War European Cooperation: Institutions & Treaties  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - European Union Expansion: Events & Timelines  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Post-war Great Britain: Reforms, Industry & Economy  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Troubles in Ireland and Bloody Sunday  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher: Influence and Impact on Great Britain  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Post-war France: Politics, Economy & Rebuilding  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Post-war Italy: New Republic and Social & Economic Rebuilding  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Post-war Germany: Politics, Developments & Partitioning  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Building and Tearing Down the Berlin Wall: History and Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Reunification of East and West Germany in 1990  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Nikita Khrushchev: Life, Achievements & Policies  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The End of Communism in Eastern Europe: Events and Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Gorbachev's Policies of Glasnost and Perestroika: Explanation and Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Yeltsin and the New Russian Republic: History and Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Ethnic Warfare in Former Yugoslavia: Events and Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - The Vietnam War: Causes, Conflicts & Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - President George H.W. Bush: Foreign Policy  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Communism and the Cuban Revolution: Castro, the Bay of Pigs & the Cuban Missile Crisis  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Post-War Asia: Korea's Partition & Reconstruction of Japan's Government  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - The People's Republic of China: Politics & Economy  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Changes in Africa After World War II  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Sputnik to the Internet: How Technology and Science Have Changed Society since WWII  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Who was Jawaharlal Nehru? - Biography & Rule  Take Quiz
Lesson 34 - Mohandas Gandhi: Beliefs, Accomplishments & Assassination  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - Muslim and Hindu Conflict in India and the Partition of India and Pakistan  Take Quiz