• Honors World History

    D. Boyle

    Honors World History Syllabus

    Current Events Handout

    Week 1:   - Hand out and explain class rules, CE's & Syllabus

    Week 2:   - 5 Themes of Geography and basic Geographic Terms

                                 Time - What is it?  How do we use it?

                                 History - When does it begin and why is it important

    Week 3:   - Intro to European History

                                 Dark Agaes/Middle Ages - Plague, Schism, War

    Week 4:   - Renaissance - Art, Lit, etc.

    Week 5:   - Reformation - Religious Change in Europe

                               Martin Luther, John Calvin, Henry VIII, etc.

                               Counter Reformation

    Week 6:   - Exploration

                                 Why, How, Who, Where?????

                                 Effects of Exploration

                                  Review   

                                  Test     

    Week 7:   - Absolute Monarchs of Europe

                                   Use & Abuse of Power

    Week 8:    - Scientific Revolution

                                    Explaining how the Universe works

                                    Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo & Others

    Week 9:     - Finish up Sc. Revolution

                                        Explaining Humans & other theories

                                    Review 

                                    Quest 

    Week 10:     - Tearing Down the Monarchies

                                   Absolute Power begins to fall

                                   Enlightenment

    Weeks 11 & 12:   - Causes of the French Revolution

                                              The Revolution

    Week 13:       - Napoleon & Napoleonic Code

    Week 14:       - Industrial Revolution

    Week 15:       - Industrialized Europe & The Causes of Conflict

    Week 16:       - Guernica & Hitler

     

    Week 17:        Middle East Geography

    Week 18:        Early Civilizatio of the ME / Hammurabi

    Week 19:        Monotheistic Religions Appear in the ME

    Week 20:        Establishment of Israel

    Week 21:        Major Conflicts of the 20th Cent. in the ME

    Week 22:        Syria & ISIS Crisis

    ME Review  & Test 

    Week 23:     Russian Leaders - Work on Cereal Box in class

                       Start to Present Russian Leaders in class

    Week 24:     Presentations of  Leaders

    Week 25:     Finish up Russian Leaders

                       Quest on Leaders of Russia

    Russian Readings (in the text book)

     

    Asia - China & Japan

    S. Asia - India , Pakistan, Bangladesh & others

    Africa

    Latin America