HIS0900: World History I

05/01/2023 to 04/30/2024 • Modified 06/08/2023

Course Description

This year-long course surveys early African, American, Asian, and European cultures from Creation to the establishment of early societies in the Americas. Students will also study the geography of ancient civilizations in an attempt to understand their patterns of behavior, including religion, science, economy, and government. The course uses the Bible as a historical source to complement primary source historical research and study to reveal God as the prime architect in human history and Jesus Christ as central to that history.




Module 1: World Geography

  • Week 1: World Geography
  • Week 2: World Geography Assessments

Module 2: Pre-History & the First Civilizations

  • Week 3: Pre-History & Mesopotamia
  • Week 4: Mesopotamia (continued)
  • Week 5: Egypt
  • Week 6: The Indus Valley & China
  • Week 7: History in the News Project
  • Week 8: Test: The First Civilizations
  • Week 9: 9-Week Exam

Module 3: Ancient & Classical Civilizations

  • Week 10: Classical Asian Civilizations
  • Week 11: Ancient & Classical Civilizations Assessments

Module 4: The Greek World

  • Week 12: Greek History
  • Week 13: Greek Culture & Alexander the Great
  • Week 14: Quiz: The Greek World & Alexander the Great Project

Module 5: The Roman World

  • Week 15: The Rise of Rome & the Birth of Christianity
  • Week 16: The Spread of Christianity & the Fall of Rome
  • Week 17: Test: The Greek & Roman Worlds
  • Week 18: 18-Week Exam

Module 6: The Early Medieval World

  • Week 19: Medieval Christendom & Charlemagne
  • Week 20: Medieval Groups & Feudalism
  • Week 21: The Early Medieval World Assessments

Module 7: The Eastern World

  • Week 22: The Eastern World
  • Week 23: The Eastern World (continued)

Module 8: The World of Trade (Asia & Africa)

  • Week 24: The World of Trade
  • Week 25: Annotated Map Project
  • Week 26: Test: The Eastern World & the World of Trade
  • Week 27: 27-Week Exam

Module 9: The American World

  • Week 28: The American World
  • Week 29: The American World Assessments

Module 10: The High & Late Medieval World

  • Week 30: The Monarchies of Western Europe
  • Week 31: War, Religion, & Death in the High and Late Middle Ages
  • Week 32: The High & Late Middle Ages Quiz/Bayeux Tapestry Project

Module 11: The New World

  • Week 33: The Renaissance
  • Week 34:The Renaissance Quiz/Renaissance Art Project
  • Week 35: The Medieval World & the Renaissance Test
  • Week 36: 36-Week Exam

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