Ch 1: Foundational Concepts of World History: Tutoring Solution

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The Foundational Concepts of World History chapter of this High School World History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about foundational concepts of world history. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the foundational concepts required in a typical high school world history course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other high school world history work.
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  • Struggle with understanding recurring themes in history, the world map, common elements of civilizations or any other foundational concepts of world history topic
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Learning objectives

  • Explore the six major periods of world history from 8000 B.C.E. to the present.
  • Define and discuss common elements of civilizations.
  • Learn about the causes of and role of society in historical change.
  • Examine the world map and its major geographical regions.
  • Consider the effects of geography and climate on civilizations.
  • Identify recurring themes in history across different societies.
  • Discuss societal migration, aggression, industrialization and evolution.

6 Lessons in Chapter 1: Foundational Concepts of World History: Tutoring Solution
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Periods of World History: Overviews of Eras from 8000 B.C.E to the Present

1. Periods of World History: Overviews of Eras from 8000 B.C.E to the Present

In this lesson, we will look at the six periods of world history. We will learn the defining characteristics of each and highlight the major themes associated with each period.

What is a Civilization? - Definition & Common Elements

2. What is a Civilization? - Definition & Common Elements

In this lesson, we will define the term civilization. We will identify the core characteristics of a civilization, and understand the function of civilizations in the context of historical development.

Historical Change: Causes and Effects

3. Historical Change: Causes and Effects

In this lesson, we will examine historical change. We will learn what factors contribute to historical change and see how historical change is perceived through different classifications.

The World Map: Overview & Major Geographical Regions

4. The World Map: Overview & Major Geographical Regions

The world is a big place, but how well do you know it? In this lesson, we're going to look at a basic overview of major world regions and see how they collectively create the world map.

Recurring Themes in History Across Cultures

5. Recurring Themes in History Across Cultures

This lesson will explore the concept of historic recurrence. In doing so, it will highlight recurring themes in history like the rise and fall of empires, the development of technology, economic trade, military conflict, and gender roles

Recurring Themes in History: Societal Migration, Evolution, Aggression & Industrialization

6. Recurring Themes in History: Societal Migration, Evolution, Aggression & Industrialization

In this lesson, we will examine some recurring themes throughout history. We will see how societal migration, cultural transformation, conflicts, industrialization, and other trends help facilitate historical development.

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