World History and Geography
DESCRIPTION OF COURSE
World History and Geography is designed to give students both a historical outlook and a contemporary view of the world. Students will become more knowledgeable about significant historical events, ideas, and forces that have shaped and are shaping the world. It also stresses contacts between western and non-western civilizations and compares the western experience within the context of the larger world. Political, geographic, economic, social, and cultural events are emphasized. World History and Geography develops an understanding of the chronological sequence of events and of the important role played by individual personalities in shaping the course of world history.
World History: Human Legacy. Ramirez, Stearns, Wineburg.