Grade 10 - Social Studies

World History (Credit: 1.00)

World History explores the people, events, and ideas that have shaped history from the beginnings of human society to the present day. As you read the lessons in this course, keep these enduring understandings in mind:  World History is the story of the interaction between people, the environment, and ideas that form cultures, societies, and civilizations.  World History is the story of human choices that link the past to the present and influence the future.  Individuals, cultures, societies, and the world change through times of conflict and cooperation.  Historical patterns are identified across times, places, ideas, institutions, cultures, people, and events.  From the past to the present, events and trends on the local, national, and global sphere are interrelated.  People have different views of history depending on their perspective.