Modern World History A

This in-depth course will have the student examining the development of the contemporary world from the Age of Enlightenment until the cataclysm of World War I. Themes from a variety of perspectives, regarding social history, democratic government, the relationship between history and art will be examined. Focus will be placed on the ability for students to utilize investigative practices to reach conclusions about these themes. 


  • Influencing the Modern World
  • Enlightenment and Revolution
  • Nationalism and the Growth of Nation-States
  • Industrialization
  • Economic and Social Change
  • The New Imperialism
  • World War I
  • Effects of World War I