World History Grades 10-12 Print Credit Recovery
Students will explore the time period 1917-1923 when the Russian people united to destroy the ruling Romanov family and replaced the fallen monarchy with a new and untried form of government called communism. Students will learn how communism's form of political and economic government, its theories and practices, changed the history of Russia and the entire world.
After reading the required text and completing the exercises found in the Study Guide, you will be able to:
· Describe the work of archaeologists as it relates to the study of early humans.
· Explain what is known about early human migration, the Paleolithic and Neolithic eras, and the Ice Ages.
· Explain how agriculture led to the rise of civilization, and identify the characteristics of civilization.
· Identify early civilizations in Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India, and the Americas, and their achievements.
· Explain the contributions of the Sumerians and Phoenicians to the development of writing.
· Identify the early empires of Southwest Asia, Africa, India, and China, and their achievements.
· Understand the importance of trade to civilizations and empires.
· Explain the origins and beliefs of Judaism, early African religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, Islam, and Shinto.
· Describe the culture and governments of ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and the Byzantine Empire.
· Understand feudalism as it developed in Japan and Europe.
· Identify features of Japanese culture.
· Describe the Middle Ages in Europe, including the impact of the Black Death.
· Identify the early cultures of North America and their regional distribution.
· Explain the causes and consequences of the European Renaissance, Reformation, and Age of Exploration.
This World History Study Guide contains written text and exercises as well as vocabulary and guided instruction for each section of the written text.
The study material in this program is designed to help you develop a basic understanding of world history from the origins of humans to the Age of Exploration, ending in the 1500s. You will learn about the rise of civilizations in many regions of the world and the achievements of societies the world over. You will study the origins and beliefs of the world’s major religions. You will also learn about a series of empires that shaped historical events.
Your program of study is divided into the following 12 sections:
Early People and the Dawn of Civilization
Civilizations of Southwest Asia
Empires of Africa
Empires of India
Empires of China
The Byzantine Empire
Islam and Islamic Empires
Civilizations in the Americas