World History

10 Essential Topics

1. Discuss the human attempt to control nature and the components of a civilization.


2. Evaluate the impact of human migration on culture, commerce, and knowledge.

3. Analyze the rise and fall of various empires and compare to current events.

4. Examine the role of religion in society and its evolution over time.

5. Describe the causes and effects of regional and/or global conflicts.

6. Analyze the roles of people in various social classes and the regional changes that occur in attitudes.

7. Evaluate the impact of new technology throughout history.

8. Evaluate the impact of new and revolutionary ideas and philosophies throughout history.

9. Analyze changes in governments and attitudes towards state entities and politics.

10. Examine modern conflicts including their roots and their relationship to global security and terrorism.