• Global Studies


    Course Description

    This course is an inquiry into global studies through a historical lens (1750-1945) that includes American perspectives. In this course, students will be examining different developments politically, socially, and economically. Some of the topics will include revolutions, the Industrial Age, Reconstruction, Imperialism, nationalism, World War I, the Great Depression and World War II. The students will engage in an examination of primary source documents, debates, simulations, Socratic circles, internet based assignments, and research projects. The attempt is to critically analyze past events and developments in order to think and act as a responsible and productive global citizen. Skills to be stressed: geography skills, reading comprehension, research and writing, effective use of technology, expanding cultural awareness, and sharpening critical thinking skills and habits of mind.



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