Grade 12 - Social Studies
World History B - Semester 2 (Credit: 0.50)In World History, Semester 2, you’ll explore major historical events around the world. In the first unit, you’ll analyze imperialism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and examine the causes and consequences of World War I. In the second unit, you’ll study World War II, analyzing the factors that started the war and the impact of the war. In the third unit, you’ll explore the rise and fall of communism in the Soviet Union and China and learn about the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. In the fourth unit, you’ll analyze the effects of decolonization in Southeast
Asia and Africa. You’ll also study the modernization of China and the rise of nationalism in the Middle East. In the last unit, you’ll explore economic globalization and evaluate
the benefits and challenges of living in the modern world.