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Ch 1: Foundational Concepts of Global History

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This Foundational Concepts of Global History chapter uses engaging video lessons to teach you about concepts like historical change, civilizations and the world map. Test what you've learned after watching the lessons with interactive quizzes and a chapter exam.

Foundational Concepts of Global History - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons and quizzes in this chapter to cover the essential information associated with global history. Learn all about the causes of historical change, major geographic regions in the world and overlapping historical themes across varying cultures. By the end of the chapter, you'll have covered the following topics:

  • Historical eras from 8000 B.C.E. to the present
  • Common elements of civilizations
  • Effects of historical change, climate and geography
  • Overview of the world map
  • Recurring historical themes

Our instructors have broken the chapter topics down into short, easily understandable video lessons. You can follow along or skim the lesson topics with the full written transcripts. Use the timeline tags to quickly jump to the concepts you need to review or want to rewatch. Contact our instructors if you have any questions on the lesson material - they're here to help!

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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