Grade 10 - Social Studies

World History, Culture, and Geography B - Semester 2 (Credit: 0.50)

This course focuses on major events in world history from the beginning of the Cold War to the present day. In the first 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 second 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.