High School World History: Help and Review

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Supplement what you're learning in your high school world history class with the video lessons and quizzes in this help and review course. The learning resources in these chapters can be used as an online study guide you can access from any mobile device at any time to get a better grade in history class.
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35 chapters in High School World History: Help and Review

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 - The Last Ice Age: Thawing Ice and New Human Opportunities  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Neolithic Agricultural Revolution: Causes and Implications  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - How Religion Developed in the Stone Age and Bronze Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Development of Hierarchical Structures: Chiefs to Emperors in History  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Mystery Cults and the Early Mother Goddess  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Great Flood and Population Migrations  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Villages to Cities: How Cities Were Invented  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Walls, Roads & Bronze: Tools of Empire Creation  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Horse and Chariot: Tools of Empire Creation  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The History of Money and Rise of Complex Economies  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Horse People and Nomadic Pastoralism: What is Civilization?  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Neo-Babylonian Empire: Achievements & Map  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Shogun: Definition, Legends & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Step Agriculture: Definition & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Origins of Humankind  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Foraging & Pastoral Nomadic Societies: Definition & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Preliterate Cultures: Paleolithic vs Neolithic  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Technologies of the Neolithic Era  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Rivers' Impact on Early Civilizations  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Mansa Musa: Definition, Facts & Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Mesopotamian Technology & Inventions  Take Quiz
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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 - Neo-Sumerian Period: Lifestyle, Peace & Prosperity  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Heirs of the Sumerians: Babylonians, Hittites, Hurrians and Assyrians  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Assyrian Art and Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Hammurabi's Code: The Advent of Law, Prerequisites and Implications  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Epic of Gilgamesh  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Ancient Egypt in the Bronze Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Ancient Egyptian Art: History and Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Ancient Egyptian Architecture: History, Characteristics & Influences  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Iron Age Empires: Neo-Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian and Persian Empires  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - What's the Difference Between Polytheism and Monotheism?  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Hebrews and Their Beliefs  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Iron vs. Bronze: History of Metallurgy  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Ancient Persian Art and Architecture: History & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Zoroastrianism: Definition, Beliefs & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Cult of Mithras: Myth & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Egyptian Pharaohs: History, Facts & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Marduk, Babylonian God  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Sea Peoples in Egypt: Origin & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Akkadian Civilization: Culture, Art & Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Egyptian Social Structure: From Slaves to Pharaoh  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Egyptian Women: Royalty, Privileges & Tradition  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Egyptian Achievements: Unification, Pyramids, Hieroglyphics & Calendar  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Minoans  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - History of the Alphabet: From Cuneiform to Greek Writing  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Iliad: Greek Epic  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Odyssey: Greek Epic  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Bronze Age Greece: Schliemann's Quest for Troy  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - From Mycenae's Collapse to Greek Colonization  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Greek Myth and Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Greek City-States and Governments  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Women of Greece  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Ancient Greek Art, Pottery and Sculpture  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Ancient Greek Architecture: Dorian, Ionic & Corinthian  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Birth of Philosophy: The Presocratics  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Phalanx Warfare in Ancient Greece  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - History of Sparta  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Birth of History: Herodotus' Persian War  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Slavery in Ancient Greece  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Arete in Greek Mythology: Definition & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Aristarchus: Biography, Facts & Theory  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Atlas Mountains: Facts and Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Black Figure Pottery: Technique & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Emperor Constantine: Biography & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Eratosthenes of Cyrene: Biography & Work as a Mathematician  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Euripides: Biography & Plays  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Gilgamesh as Historical and Literary Figure  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Greek Civilization: Timeline, Facts & Contributions  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Greek Historian Thucydides: Biography, Histories & Speeches  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Greek Hoplite Soldiers: Armor, Phalanx Formation & Tactics  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Greek Hubris: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Greek Philosophy: History, Influence & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - Greek Tragedy: Definition, Characteristics & Plays  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Greek Trireme: Definition, Facts & Diagram  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Helen of Troy: Story & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Heliocentric Theory: Definition & Model  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Roman Myths and Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Founding of Ancient Rome & Rome's Early History  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Seven Kings of Rome: History & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Rise of the Roman Republic: Summary of Events  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Formation of the Roman Republic: Offices, Institutions and History  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Latin, Samnite & Pyrrhic Wars  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Punic Wars: Causes, Summary & Hannibal  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Political Structure of the Roman Republic  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Roman Engineering and Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Roman Art: History, Characteristics & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Roman Law and the Pax Romana: Definition, Meaning & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Stoicism: Understanding Roman Moral Philosophy  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Atomism: Natural Philosophy and Lucretius  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Reform in the Roman Republic: The Gracchi, Marius & Sulla  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Cicero: History & Philosophy  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Death of the Republic: Julius Caesar & Pompey  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Emperor Hadrian of Rome: Facts, Biography & Accomplishments  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Marcus Licinius Crassus: Biography & Death  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Members of the First Triumvirate: History & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The History of Roman Numerals  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 House of Medici: Rise and Fall of a Banking Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Birth of Parliament: Monarchs vs. the Aristocracy  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Renaissance Economy: The Rise of Banking  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Formation of Modern Nation States  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Renaissance Heresies of Wycliffe and Hus  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Northern Renaissance  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - France and the Valois at the End of the 100 Years War  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - England's Wars of the Roses  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - England and the Tudors at the End of the Wars of the Roses  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Leonardo da Vinci: Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Reconquista and Spanish Inquisition  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - How the Compass Helped Columbus  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - How the Printing Press Changed the World  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The School of Athens by Raphael: Description, Figures & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Hieronymus Bosch: Biography & Paintings  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Biography of Raphael: Paintings, Architecture & Major Works  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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