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- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryLearn all about the history of humanity and the progress of civilizations through time with this self-paced high school world history course. This flexible, mobile-friendly course can function as a standalone curriculum, a supplement to in-class material or homework help resource.
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About the Course
This course will help you study the historical progress from early civilizations through the 21st century. You'll learn about major events that took place in various regions of the world and find out more about belief systems and advancements in technology that took place throughout history. Our lessons use graphics and fun characters to bring history to life and provide entertainment along the way. You can watch these video lessons in chronological order or jump around and pick out videos covering main events in world history. You'll also be able to test your knowledge of world history with the quizzes that accompany each lesson.
This world history resource can help students, teachers, parents and independent learners in a variety of ways.
- Homeschool students can use it as a standalone high school world history curriculum, or as a supplement to their existing material
- Students can reinforce their understanding of the history topics they've learned in class by watching history video lessons and taking the included practice quizzes.
- Teachers can make sure their students comprehend important historical figures, dates, concepts and events by assigning the course's lesson and chapter assessments.
- Parents can help their children study for history tests by watching the videos together and answering the included quiz questions.
- People who are simply curious about world history can get a comprehensive and engaging overview of the world's most significant people and events.
- The Fall of Rome
- Christianity's rise
- European Reformation
- The Medieval Warm Period
- Late Middle Ages
- The Age of Exploration
- The Enlightenment and world revolutions
- World War I and World War II
- The period between the World Wars
- The Cold War
- The 21st century
- Early Indian and Chinese civilizations
- Latin America since 1900
- Eurasia and the great dynastic empires
- Early world civilizations
- Ancient Near East
- Ancient Greek history
- The Roman Republic
- Early and High Middle Ages timeline
- The European Renaissance
- Post-war Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa
- World history teacher resources
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