World History: Middle School

Course Summary

Teach your middle school students important world history topics with this fun and informative course. These bite-sized lessons and practice quizzes are designed to help your students review historical events and figures for homework, upcoming exams, class projects and more.
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20 chapters in World History: Middle School

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 - Development of Hierarchical Structures: Chiefs to Emperors in History  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Great Flood and Population Migrations  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Villages to Cities: How Cities Were Invented  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Walls, Roads & Bronze: Tools of Empire Creation  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Horse and Chariot: Tools of Empire Creation  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Horse People and Nomadic Pastoralism: What is Civilization?  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The History of Money and Rise of Complex Economies  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Fertile Crescent: Cradle of Civilization  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Mesopotamian Kings: History, Politics & Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Hammurabi's Code: The Advent of Law, Prerequisites and Implications  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Ancient Egypt in the Bronze Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Ancient Egyptian Art: History and Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Ancient Egyptian Architecture: History, Characteristics & Influences  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Major River Systems of Mesopotamia & Egypt  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - How Physical Settings Supported Early Civilizations  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Agriculture in Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Evolution of Language in Ancient Civilizations  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - How Writing Was Invented  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Egyptian Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean & Nile Valley  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Queen Hatshepsut & Ramses the Great of Egypt  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What Is the Kush Civilization?  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Kush Civilization & Ancient Egypt  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - The Neo-Babylonian & Neo-Assyrian Empires  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - History of the Persian Empire  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - History of the Alphabet: From Cuneiform to Greek Writing  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Greek Gods & Greek Mythology  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Iliad: Greek Epic  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Odyssey: Greek Epic  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Impact of Ancient Greek Literature on Modern Literature & Language  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Greek City-States and Governments  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Trade & Commerce in Greek City-States & the Mediterranean Region  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Women of Greece  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Birth of Philosophy: The Presocratics  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - History of Sparta  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Birth of History: Herodotus' Persian War  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Athenian Democracy: Solon and Cleisthenes  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Pericles, the Delian League, and the Athenian Golden Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Peloponnesian War and Thucydides  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Socrates: Life, Death and Philosophy  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Platonic Idealism: Plato and His Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Aristotelian Logic: Aristotle's Central Concepts and Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Alexander the Great and the Birth of Hellenism  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Library of Alexandria & The Benefits of Hellenization  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Euclid, Archimedes & Ptolemy: Alexandrian Hellenistic Philosophers  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Forms of Government in Ancient Greece  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Life in Athens vs. Life in Sparta  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Europe & Eurasia: Geography of the Land Mass  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Spread of Christianity in Medieval Europe  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Heirs of Rome: The Church and the Byzantines  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Order From Chaos: Establishing Stability through Feudal Ties and Manors  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Feudalism: Charlemagne and the Holy Roman Empire  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Charlemagne's Holy Roman Empire and the Divine Right to Rule  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Vikings: From Lawbreakers to Lawmakers  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Power Struggles of the Holy Roman Empire: Popes vs. Emperors  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Rise of Universities and Displacement of Monasteries  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Magna Carta & The Constitutions of Clarendon: Definition & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Charter of the Forest and the Provisions of Oxford: Definition & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Medieval England's Impact on Modern Democratic Thought  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The First Crusade: Causes and Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Great Crusades: History and Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Little Ice Age and the Black Death  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Monasticism from St. Benedict to Cluny  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Roman Catholic Clergy  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Investiture Conflict: Rulers vs. the Centralized Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The 4 Lateran Councils: The Rules and Decisions  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Heresies and Inquisitions in the High Middle Ages  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Mendicants: St. Francis and Church Reforms  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Spread of Ancient Knowledge and Its Impact on the Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Thomas Aquinas' Influence on the Catholic Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Babylonian Captivity of the Church and the Decline of Papal Authority  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - The Western Schism and the Tale of 3 Popes  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - The Role of the Catholic Church in Medieval Europe  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Decline of Muslim Rule in the Iberian Peninsula  Take Quiz

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