Grade 10 - Social Studies

California World History, Culture, and Geography A - Semester 1 (Credit: 0.50)

This course focuses on events in world history from the Age of Revolutions through the World Wars. In the first unit, you’ll explore revolutions that occurred from 1789 to 1848, including the English Civil War, the American Revolution, and the French Revolution. In the second unit, you’ll examine the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution as well as the spread of nationalism in Europe. The lessons in the third unit explore increasing imperialism by European powers and identify the events that led to World War I. In the last unit, you will analyze the impact of World War I, and you will identify the events that led to World War II. You’ll finish the semester by studying World War II.