Modern World History

Yarmouth High School

Mrs. Ruthman


Course Overview:

Our units of study will be the following:
Introduction
Unit 1: World Conflicts Today (Israel/Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan)
Unit 2: Global Trade
Unit 3: The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment
Unit 4: Political Revolutions (French and Haitian)
Unit 5: Industrialization
Unit 6: Imperialism
Unit 7: World War One
Unit 8: World War Two
Unit 9: The Cold War & Decolonization
Unit 10: 20th Century China
Unit 11: Current Global Issues