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  • 10th
  • Credit=1 (2 Semesters)

Title:  BSS221&BSS222--MOD WLD HST BLK 10

Pre-Requisite:   None

*This course requires that students take both Social Studies and English at the core level.

Course Description:  Study the major world religions and developments in history from the Renaissance to the present. Learn about the major world political and economic systems too. Examine how technology, art, and ideas affect civilizations and how cultures change through interaction. Gain a deeper understanding of cultural evolution. Topics explored include, but are not limited to the Renaissance and Reformation, Scientific Revolution, Exploration Age, Enlightenment, French Revolution, Industrialization, Nationalism and Imperialism, Russian, Indian, and Chinese Revolutions, World War II, the Holocaust, the Cold War and selected world issues today. 

Work Load:  Group and individual projects. Formative and summative assessments. Short written assignments. Informal and formal presentations.

Why would you be interested in the Class:   The historical content and literature are linked together for a team-taught, deeper and more rich learning experience. 

  • Social Studies