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Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Week 1

 

Week 19

 

Week 2

 

Week 20

 

Week 3

 

Week 21

 

Week 4

 

Week 22

 

Week 5

 

Week 23

Review

Week 6

Test 1

Week 24

Test 4

Week 7

 

Week 25

 

Week 8

 

Week 26

 

Week 9

 

Week 27

 

Week 10

 

Week 28

 

Week 11

Review

Week 29

 

Week 12

Test 2

Week 30

Test 5

Week 13

 

Week 31

 

Week 14

 

Week 32

 

Week 15

 

Week 33

 

Week 16

 

Week 34

 

Week 17

Review

Week 35

Review

Week 18

Test 3 (Fall Final)

Week 36

Test 6 (Spring Final)

Study the history of the world, from the earliest humans to the present day!

 

 

 

 

Week 1

1.1

1.2

   

1.3

   

1.4

   

1.5

   

 

Week 2

2.1

Introduction (Part 1)

  • Prehistory
  • Ancient Times

 

2.2

Introduction (Part 2)

  • Middle Ages
  • Modern Times

 

2.3

Primary and Secondary Sources

  • primary source
  • secondary source

BC and AD

  • BC (BCE)
  • AD (CE)
  • Anno Domini

2.4

Hemispheres

  • hemisphere
  • equator
  • Prime Meridian

Climate Zones

  • climate zone
  • Tropic of Cancer
  • Tropic of Capricorn
  • Arctic Circle
  • Antarctic Circle
  • temperate zones

2.5

Review

 

Week 3

3.1

Big Bang theory

  • Big Bang theory

Continents

  • continent
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Antarctica
  • Australia
  • North America
  • South America
  • Ural Mountains
  • Eurasia
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Indian Ocean
  • Arctic Ocean
  • Southern Ocean
  • fresh water

3.2

Plate Tectonics

  • tectonic plate
  • erosion
  • Pangea

Great Rift Valley

  • fossil
  • Great Rift Valley
  • Olduvai Gorge
  • paleontologist
  • technology

3.3

Australopithecus

  • Australopithecus
  • Lucy

Culture

  • culture
  • the West
  • the East
  • Homo erectus
  • archeology

3.4

Homo Sapiens

  • Homo sapiens
  • Neanderthals
  • Ice Age
  • Bering Strait
  • strait
  • Russia
  • Alaska

Stone Age

  • Stone Age
  • Paleolithic
  • Neolithic

3.5

Review

 

Week 4

4.1

Agriculture

  • domesticate
  • agriculture
  • surplus
  • job specialization

Jericho

  • Fertile Crescent
  • Jericho
  • Palestine
  • nomadic raiders

4.2

Civilization

  • civilization
  • writing
  • aristocrat
  • patriarchal

Middle East

  • Middle East
  • Libya
  • Afghanistan
  • Southwest Asia
  • Arab
  • United States
  • Iraq

4.3

Mesopotamia

  • Mesopotamia
  • region
  • Tigris River
  • Euphrates River
  • Sumer
  • cuneiform
  • scribe

Religion

  • religion
  • polytheism
  • ziggurat

4.4

Code of Hammurabi

  • Babylon
  • empire
  • Code of Hammurabi
  • decadent
  • Tower of Babel

Hebrews

  • Hebrews
  • Kingdom of Israel
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Judaism
  • monotheism

4.5

Review

 

Week 5

5.1

Bronze Age

  • Bronze Age

Egypt

  • Nile River
  • Egypt
  • Sahara Desert
  • Cairo

5.2

Pharoahs

  • pharaoh
  • dynasty
  • Tutankhamen

Government

  • government
  • monarchy
  • democracy
  • dictatorship

5.3

Pyramids

  • pyramids
  • Sphinx

Hieroglyphics

  • hieroglyphics
  • papyrus
  • Rosetta Stone

5.4

Africa

  • Kalahari Desert
  • Congo River
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • savanna
  • delta

Sahara Desert

  • Red Sea
  • North Africa
  • Atlas Mountains
  • Morocco
  • Algeria
  • Tunisia
  • Libya
  • Sub-Saharan Africa

5.5

Review

 

Week 6

6.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

6.2

6.3

6.4

6.5

 

Week 7

7.1

Asia

  • India
  • China
  • Asia Minor
  • Turkey
  • Central Asia
  • Southeast Asia

India

  • peninsula
  • Indian subcontinent
  • South Asia
  • Indus River
  • Pakistan
  • Indus Valley Civilization
  • caravans

7.2

Caste System

  • caste system

Hinduism

  • Hinduism
  • reincarnation
  • karma

7.3

Buddhism

  • Buddhism
  • nirvana

Ashoka

  • Ganges River
  • Mauryan Dynasty
  • Ashoka

7.4

Gupta Empire

  • Gupta Empire
  • Huns

Nomadic Raiders

  • pastoral
  • steppes

7.5

Review

 

Week 8

8.1

China

  • Yellow River
  • Yangtze River
  • Himalayas
  • philosophy
  • yin and yan
  • Mongolia
  • Korean Peninsula
  • Japan
  • East Asia

Mandate from Heaven

  • Zhou Dynasty
  • mandate from heaven
  • feudal system

8.2

Confucius

  • Confucius
  • work ethic

The First Emperor

  • Qin Dynasty
  • First Emperor

8.3

Great Wall of China

  • Great Wall
  • terracotta army
  • infantrymen
  • cavalry

Han Dynasty

  • Han Dynasty
  • civil service system

8.4

Silk Road

  • Silk Road

Iron Age

  • Iron Age

8.5

Review

 

Week 9

9.1

Greece

  • Minoan civilization
  • Crete
  • Greece
  • city-state
  • Sparta
  • Athens

The Iliad and the Odyssey

  • Illiad
  • Odyssey
  • Homer
  • Trojan War

9.2

Persian Wars

  • Iran
  • Persia
  • Persian Empire
  • Persian Wars

Parthenon

  • Pericles
  • Parthenon
  • Acropolis

9.3

Democracy

  • democracy

Humanism

  • humanism
  • Golden Mean

9.4

Socrates

  • Socrates
  • Plato
  • Aristotle

Hellenistic Civilization

  • Alexander the Great
  • Macedonia
  • Hellenistic civilization
  • Alexandria

9.5

Review

 

Week 10

10.1

Roman Empire

  • Rome
  • Italy
  • Roman Empire
  • Tiber River
  • Roman Republic
  • Senate
  • British Isles
  • Great Britain
  • Ireland
  • England
  • Scotland
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Northern Ireland
  • United Kingdom

Carthage

  • Carthage
  • Punic Wars
  • Hannibal
  • Alps
  • Spain

10.2

Julius Caesar

  • Julius Caesar
  • France
  • Brutus
  • republic

Pax Romana

  • Cleopatra
  • Octavian
  • Mark Antony
  • Augustus
  • Pax Romana

10.3

Roman Law

  • Roman law
  • Latin
  • Phoenician Alphabet

Arch

  • Roman arch
  • Colosseum

10.4

Constantine the Great

  • Constantine
  • Constantinople
  • Bosporus Strait
  • Black Sea
  • Istanbul

Fall of Rome

  • fall of Rome
  • Huns, Goths, Vandals
  • barbarians
  • Byzantine Empire

10.5

Review

 

Week 11

11.1

Review Week no new terms and names.

11.2

11.3

11.4

11.5

 

Week 12

12.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

12.2

12.3

12.4

12.5

 

Week 13

13.1

Classical Period

  • classical period

Middle Ages

  • Dark Ages

13.2

Germanic Tribes

  • Germanic Tribes

Christianity

  • Christianity
  • Roman Catholic Church
  • pope
  • Christendom

13.3

Charlemange

  • Charlemagne
  • Franks
  • Germany
  • monasteries
  • convents

Vikings

  • Vikings
  • Scandinavia
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Normandy
  • Leif Erickson

13.4

Feudalism

  • knight
  • nobility
  • serf
  • feudalism

Byzantine Empire

  • Byzantine Empire
  • Eastern Orthodox Church
  • mosaic
  • Hagia Sophia
  • Justinian

13.5

Review

 

Week 14

14.1

Russia

  • missionary

Tang Dynasty

  • Tang Dynasty
  • movable type
  • peasant
  • Grand Canal
  • Song Dynasty

14.2

Southeast Asia

  • archipelago
  • Vietnam
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines
  • monsoon

Korea and Japan

  • Tale of Genji

14.3

Maya

  • Mexico
  • Olmec
  • Maya
  • Yucatan Peninsula
  • Central America

Muhammad

  • Arabian Peninsula
  • Muhammad
  • Bedouins
  • Mecca
  • Koran
  • Medina

14.4

Islam

  • Muslim
  • mosque
  • Allah
  • Sharia

Arab Conquests

  • Arab Conquests
  • Sunni
  • Shia

14.5

Review

 

Week 15

15.1

Abbasid Empire

  • Abbasid Empire

Swahili Coast

  • Swahili Coast

15.2

Empire of Mali

  • Timbuktu
  • Empire of Mali
  • Mali
  • Mansa Musa
  • stateless society

Crusades

  • Crusades
  • Holy Land
  • Jerusalem

15.3

Mongols

  • Baghdad
  • Mongols
  • Genghis Khan
  • Kublai Khan
  • Beijing
  • Black Death

Marco Polo

  • Venice
  • Marco Polo
  • Genoa

15.4

Samurai

  • typhoon
  • samurai

Voyages of Zheng He

  • Ming Dynasty
  • Forbidden City
  • Zheng He

15.5

Review

 

Week 16

16.1

Ottoman Empire

  • Ottoman Empire
  • Safavid Empire
  • Mughal Empire
  • Turkish
  • Istanbul

Guilds

  • guild

16.2

Hundred Years' War

  • Norman Conquest
  • Joan of Arc
  • Hundred Years' War
  • England

Gothic Architecture

  • gothic
  • Gothic architecture
  • Cathedral of Notre Dame

16.3

Renaissance

  • Renaissance
  • classical
  • Michelangelo
  • Da Vinci
  • Shakespeare
  • Florence

Aztecs

  • Aztec
  • Mexico City

16.4

Incas

  • Inca
  • Peru
  • Andes Mountains

Great Voyages of Discovery

  • Spain
  • Portugal

16.5

Review

 

Week 17

17.1

Review Week no new terms and names.

17.2

17.3

17.4

17.5

 

Week 18

18.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

18.2

18.3

18.4

18.5

 

Week 19

19.1

The Modern World

  • Old World
  • New World
  • China
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • medieval

Conquest of the Americas

  • West Indies
  • conquistadores

19.2

Columbian Exchange

  • Columbian Exchange
  • import
  • indigenous

Capitalism (Free Market)

  • Venice
  • England
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Dutch
  • East Indies
  • India
  • capitalism (free market)

19.3

African Slave Trade

  • African slave trade
  • Triangular Trade
  • Middle Passage
  • export

New Spain

  • Brazil
  • New Spain
  • Latin America
  • mestizo

19.4

Qing Dynasty

  • Forbidden City
  • Manchu
  • Manchuria
  • Qing Dynasty

Tokugawa Shogunate

  • Japan
  • shogun
  • shogunate
  • Tokugawa Shogunate
  • isolation
  • Nagasaki

19.5

Review

 

Week 20

20.1

Peter the Great

  • Russia
  • Moscow
  • Kremlin
  • tsar
  • Ivan the Great
  • Peter the Great
  • Sweden
  • Baltic Sea
  • St. Petersburg

Gutenberg

  • Italy
  • Johann Gutenberg
  • movable type

20.2

Protestant Reformation

  • Martin Luther
  • humanism
  • 95 Theses
  • Germany
  • indulgences
  • Saint Peter's Basilica
  • Rome
  • reform
  • Protestant Reformation
  • Protestant

Counter-Reformation

  • Counter-Reformation
  • Catholic Reformation
  • Inquisition
  • Spanish Inquisition
  • Moor
  • Reconquista

20.3

Elizabeth I

  • Henry VIII
  • Elizabeth I
  • William Shakespeare
  • Spanish Armada

Europe's War of Religion

  • Thirty Years' War
  • Black Death
  • Treaty of Westphalia
  • Scandinavia

20.4

Divine Right Monarchs

  • divine right
  • Louis XIV
  • Paris
  • Palace at Versailles
  • Baroque architecture
  • nobility

Scientific Revolution

  • Galileo Galilei
  • Isaac Newton
  • Anton von Leeuwenhoek
  • Scientific Revolution

20.5

Review

 

Week 21

21.1

The Enlightenment

  • Age of Reason
  • John Locke
  • Voltaire
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau
  • social contract
  • absolute monarchy
  • Ancien Regime
  • Deist
  • the Enlightenment

Adam Smith

  • Scotland
  • Adam Smith
  • laissez faire
  • Mary Wollstonecraft

21.2

American Revolution

  • Britain
  • American Revolution
  • democracy
  • Declaration of Independence

Third Estate

  • clergy
  • Third Estate
  • bourgeoisie

21.3

French Revolution

  • Bastille
  • French Revolution
  • feudalism

Reign of Terror

  • Prussia
  • Austria
  • radicals
  • guillotine
  • Reign of Terror

21.4

Napoleon

  • Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Napoleonic Code

Neoclassical Art and Classical Music

  • Greece
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Washington, D.C.
  • neoclassical art
  • classical music
  • Vienna

21.5

Review

 

Week 22

22.1

Horatio Nelson

  • Egypt
  • Battle of Trafalgar
  • London

Haiti

  • Haiti
  • Toussaint Loverture

22.2

Napoleon's Invasion of Russia

  • Grand Army
  • Waterloo
  • Belgium

Simon Bolivar

  • Simon Bolivar
  • Venezuela
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Bolivia
  • Peru
  • Mexico

22.3

British Parliament

  • United States
  • Magna Carta
  • Parliament

Catherine the Great

  • Ottoman Empire
  • Poland
  • Crimea (Crimean Peninsula)
  • Black Sea
  • Catherine the Great

22.4

Mughal Empire

  • Mughal Empire
  • Akbar the Great
  • shah
  • Taj Mahal
  • Shah Jahan
  • Bengal

Gunpowder Empires

  • Gunpowder Empires

22.5

Review

 

Week 23

23.1

Review Week no new terms and names.

23.2

23.3

23.4

23.5

 

Week 24

24.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

24.2

24.3

24.4

24.5

 

Week 25

25.1

Industrial Revolution

  • Industrial Revolution
  • standard of living

Socialism

  • Liverpool
  • tenement
  • socialism

25.2

Impressionism

  • Impressionism
  • Eiffel Tower

Conservative versus Liberal

  • balance of power
  • aristocracy
  • conservatives
  • liberals

25.3

Nationalism

  • nationalism
  • Sardinia
  • unification
  • prime minister
  • Denmark
  • kaiser

Social Darwinism

  • racism
  • social Darwinism
  • Charles Darwin
  • natural selection

25.4

Imperialism

  • imperialism

India

  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Victorian Age

25.5

Review

 

Week 26

26.1

Australia

  • Aborgines
  • James Cook
  • New Zealand
  • Quebec

Opium War

  • opium
  • Opium War

26.2

Meiji Restoration

  • Meiji Restoration

Crimean War

  • Crimean War
  • Florence Nightingale

26.3

Scramble for Africa

  • Berlin
  • Ethiopia
  • Scramble for Africa

Mexico

  • elites

26.4

Spanish-American War

  • Cuba
  • Puerto Rico
  • Havana
  • Guam
  • Philippines
  • Hawaii
  • Spanish-American War

Westernization

  • Westernization

26.5

Review

 

Week 27

27.1

20th Century

  • 20th Century
  • Suez Canal

World War I

  • entangling alliances
  • World War I
  • Balkans
  • Serbia
  • Austria-Hungary
  • Allied Powers
  • Central Powers

27.2

Trench Warfare

  • Trench Warfare
  • no man's land

Lusitania

  • Woodrow Wilson
  • Lusitania

27.3

Treaty of Versailles

  • Great War
  • Treaty of Versailles
  • reparations
  • League of Nations
  • isolationism

Crisis of Meaning

  • total war
  • crisis of meaning
  • Sigmund Freud

27.4

Communism

  • Karl Marx
  • Vladimir Lenin
  • Bolsheviks
  • communism
  • Soviet Union

Social Reform Laws

  • social reform laws
  • labor unions
  • Susan B. Anthony

27.5

Review

 

Week 28

28.1

Great Depression

  • Great Depression

Fascism

  • Benito Mussolini
  • fascism
  • inflation
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Nazi

28.2

Mass Culture

  • propaganda

Totalitarian Government

  • Joseph Stalin
  • totalitarian government
  • authoritatian

28.3

Spanish Civil War

  • Spanish Civil War
  • Luftwaffe
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Guernica

Nanking Massacre

  • Korea
  • Nanjing Massacre

28.4

Appeasement

  • Rhineland
  • appeasement
  • Sudetenland
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Allies
  • Axis

Blitzkrieg

  • blitzkrieg
  • Winston Churchill
  • Battle of Britain

28.5

Review

 

Week 29

29.1

Review Week no new terms and names.

29.2

29.3

29.4

29.5

 

Week 30

30.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

30.2

30.3

30.4

30.5

 

Week 31

31.1

World War II

  • World War II
  • Pearl Harbor
  • embargo
  • Franklin Roosevelt

Holocaust

  • Holocaust
  • genocide

31.2

Hitler's invasion of Russia

  • Hitler's invasion of Russia
  • Battle of Stalingrad
  • Normandy Invasion

Hiroshima

  • atomic bomb
  • Harry Truman
  • Hiroshima
  • Nagasaki

31.3

Independence Movements

  • Independence Movements

Gandhi

  • Mohandas Gandhi
  • civil disobedience
  • Amritsar massacre
  • Pakistan

31.4

People's Republic of China

  • Mao Zedong
  • People's Republic of China
  • Taiwan

Cold War

  • Eastern bloc
  • Marshall Plan
  • Cold War

31.5

Review

 

Week 32

32.1

Berlin

  • West Germany
  • East Germany
  • Berlin Airlift
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
  • Berlin Wall

Containment

  • containment
  • North Korea
  • South Korea
  • United Nations
  • Korean War

32.2

Vietnam War

  • North Vietnam
  • South Vietnam
  • Vietnam War
  • Lyndon Johnson
  • guerrilla war

 

Proxy Wars

  • proxy war
  • Afghanistan

32.3

Nuclear Arms Race

  • nuclear arms race
  • Turkey
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

Space Age

  • Space Age
  • Sputnik

32.4

Modern Art

  • modern art

Collapse of the Soviet Union

  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • collapse of the Soviet Union

32.5

Review

 

Week 33

33.1

New World Order

  • new world order
  • Iran
  • Israel

China

  • human rights

33.2

Globalism

  • outsourcing
  • globalization
  • global economy

Africa

  • Rwanda
  • Sudan
  • AIDS
  • South Africa
  • Nelson Mandela

33.3

Third World Economic Development

  • developing nations
  • Third World
  • command economy

Latin America

  • Guatemala

33.4

Ethnic Cleansing

  • ethnic cleansing
  • Kosovo

Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Arab-Israeli Conflic
  • Palestine
  • West Bank
  • Gaza Strip

33.5

Review

 

Week 34

34.1

Iran

  • Iraq
  • Kuwait
  • Persian Gulf
  • Persian Gulf War

Terrorism

  • fundamentalism
  • New York City
  • Pentagon
  • al Qaeda
  • terrorism

34.2

Iraq

  • preemptive war
  • Islamic State (ISIS)

Arab Spring

  • Tunisia
  • Arab Spring
  • Libya
  • Syria

34.3

Biotechnology

  • biotechnology

Capitalism

  • John Maynard Keynes
  • recession

34.4

Democracy

  • political campaign

The Environment

  • global warming
  • greenhouse gasses

34.5

Review

 

Week 35

35.1

Review Week no new terms and names.

35.2

35.3

35.4

35.5

 

Week 36

36.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

36.2

36.3

36.4

36.5