Holt World History - Human Legacy: Online Textbook Help

Course Summary

If you use the Holt World History - Human Legacy textbook in class, this course is a great resource to supplement your studies, get help with homework or prepare for a test. The course covers the same important history concepts found in the book, but uses short videos that make the history lessons easier to understand and more fun to learn.
Create an account
to start this course today
Try it risk-free for 30 days
Create an account
Try it risk-free for 30 days

37 chapters in Holt World History - Human Legacy: Online Textbook Help

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
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(4, 37)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - The Minoans  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Bronze Age Greece: Schliemann's Quest for Troy  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - From Mycenae's Collapse to Greek Colonization  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Greek City-States and Governments  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Greek Myth and Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Athenian Democracy: Solon and Cleisthenes  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - History of Sparta  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Birth of History: Herodotus' Persian War  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Phalanx Warfare in Ancient Greece  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Pericles, the Delian League, and the Athenian Golden Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Peloponnesian War and Thucydides  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Slavery in Ancient Greece  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Birth of Philosophy: The Presocratics  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Socrates: Life, Death and Philosophy  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Platonic Idealism: Plato and His Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Aristotelian Logic: Aristotle's Central Concepts and Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Iliad: Greek Epic  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Odyssey: Greek Epic  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Greek Theatre: Tragedy and Comedy  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Ancient Greek Architecture: Dorian, Ionic & Corinthian  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Women of Greece  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Alexander the Great and the Birth of Hellenism  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - The Library of Alexandria & The Benefits of Hellenization  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Euclid, Archimedes & Ptolemy: Alexandrian Hellenistic Philosophers  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Who is Democritus? - Contributions to Philosophy & Experiments  Take Quiz
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(5, 37)}}
Course Progress Best Score
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 - The Latin, Samnite & Pyrrhic Wars  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 Political Structure of the Roman Republic  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Punic Wars: Causes, Summary & Hannibal  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Reform in the Roman Republic: The Gracchi, Marius & Sulla  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Death of the Republic: Julius Caesar & Pompey  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Roman Law and the Pax Romana: Definition, Meaning & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Early Roman Empire and the Reign of Augustus Caesar  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Roman Art: History, Characteristics & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Early Christian Church and Its Ties to Judaism  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Early Christian Art: History, Characteristics & Symbolism  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Early Christian Architecture: Examples, History & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Five Good Emperors of Rome & the Nervan-Antonine Dynasty  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Emperors of the Severan Dynasty  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Division of the Roman Empire: Diocletian & the 3rd Century Crisis  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Conversion of Constantine and the Ascent of Christianity  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Fall of Rome  Take Quiz
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(10, 37)}}
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(13, 37)}}
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(14, 37)}}
Course Progress Best Score
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 Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci: History, Facts & Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Biography of Raphael: Paintings, Architecture & Major Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Michelangelo: Biography and Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Northern Renaissance  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Introduction to Renaissance Literature: Characterizing Authors and Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Introduction to Shakespeare: Life and Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Art in the Protestant Reformation: Albrecht Durer & Northern European Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Songs of the Renaissance: Madrigals and Vocal Parts  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Catholic Church Before the Reformation: Beliefs and Practices  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Martin Luther, the 95 Theses and the Birth of the Protestant Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Spread of the Protestant Reformation Across Europe  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The 30 Years War: Catholics vs. Protestants  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Reformers & the Catholic Church: How Religious Beliefs Transformed During the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Religious Warfare Across Europe During the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Reformation's Impact on Germany: The Peasant Wars  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Religious Reform in Switzerland: Calvin & Zwingli's Teachings in the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The French Wars of Religion: Catholics vs. the Huguenots  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Council of Trent: The Catholic Church Survives the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Life After the Reformation & Protestant Influence on Society  Take Quiz
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(18, 37)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - The Scientific Revolution: Definition, History, Causes & Leaders  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Breakthroughs in Medicine & Chemistry: Examples & Empiricism  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Effects of the Scientific Revolution  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Enlightenment Thinkers & Their Ideas  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Major Themes of the Enlightenment: Reason, Individualism & Skepticism  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Thomas Hobbes & John Locke: Political Theories & Competing Views  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Philosophy and Legacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Enlightened Despots in France, Austria & Prussia: Reforms & Goals  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Enlightened Despots in Russia: Reforms & Goals  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Sons of Liberty: Resistance to the Stamp Act and British Rule  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Boston Massacre: Colonists and the Declaratory and Townshend Acts  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Second Continental Congress and Thomas Paine's Common Sense  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Declaration of Independence: Text, Signers and Legacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - British Loyalists vs. American Patriots During the American Revolution  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Battle of Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Articles of Confederation and the Northwest Ordinance  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The US Constitution: Preamble, Articles and Amendments  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Bill of Rights: The Constitution's First 10 Amendments  Take Quiz
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(22, 37)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - The British Reform Movement: Social, Political & Economic Reforms  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Politics of the Third French Republic, Victorian England & the Second Reich  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Creation of the United Kingdom and the Incorporation of Ireland  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - European Revolutions and Revolts from 1815-1832  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Thomas Jefferson's Presidency: Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark, and More  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Oregon Trail: Westward Migration to the Pacific Ocean  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - President Madison and the War of 1812  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - James Monroe's Presidency: The Monroe Doctrine  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Manifest Destiny's Texas Annexation Problem  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Mexican-American War, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo & the Wilmot Proviso  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - What Was the Trail of Tears? - Facts, History & Route  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Uncle Tom's Cabin and Tension Over Slavery in the 1850s  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Bloody Kansas: Causes, Effects and Summary of Events  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Lincoln's Election, Southern Secession & the New Confederacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Civil War Begins: Northern and Southern Advantages Compared  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Emancipation Proclamation: Creation, Context and Legacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Civil War Turning Points: Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Vicksburg  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The End of the Civil War: Summary & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Reconstruction Period: Goals, Success and Failures  Take Quiz
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(28, 37)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Two Super Powers: The United States and the Soviet Union  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Post-War Soviet Union & Eastern Europe: The Descent of the Iron Curtain  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Cold War: Definition, Causes & Early Events  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Theory of Containment & the Birth of NATO  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Post-War Europe: the Berlin Airlift & the Marshall Plan  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - United States Involvement in the Korean War: Causes and Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Effects of the Nuclear Arms Race on Cold War Politics  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Building and Tearing Down the Berlin Wall: History and Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Space Race: Definition, History & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - John F. Kennedy and the Cold War  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Communism and the Cuban Revolution: Castro, the Bay of Pigs & the Cuban Missile Crisis  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Student Movement of the 1960s  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Hippies and the Counterculture: Origins, Beliefs and Legacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Economic Reconstruction in Europe After WWII: Recovery Programs & Their Effect  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Political Reconstruction in Europe After WWII: History & Impact  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Post-WWII Independence Movements Around the World: History & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Gorbachev's Policies of Glasnost and Perestroika: Explanation and Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The End of Communism in Eastern Europe: Events and Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Fall of the Soviet Union and End of the Cold War: Causes & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Post-war Yugoslavia: New Name, Government & Republics  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Ethnic Warfare in Former Yugoslavia: Events and Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - What is the History of the Internet? - Origins & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - George W. Bush: the 9/11 Terrorist Attack & War on Terror  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - President Barack Obama: Election, Policies & Accomplishments  Take Quiz
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(35, 37)}}

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Practice Tests in this course
Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test. Once you take the test, you will receive a detailed exam report complete with your personal statistics and even specific lessons to focus on! Take the practice test now
Your detailed study guide will include:
  • Answers and detailed explanations to each question
  • Video lessons to explain complicated concepts
Course Practice Test
More practice by chapter
Ch. 11
Holt World History - Human Legacy Chapter 11: Cultures of East Asia
Not Taken