DHS Western Civilizations

Students will study the history, culture, and ideas of the Western World. Main units of study include: ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, Rome, the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation, Exploration, Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment, French Revolution, Industrial Revolution, Nationalism and Imperialism, and World War I. The course also includes one independent research paper. 

Text: A History of Western Society, Eleventh Edition, Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2014 (ISBN: 978-1-4576-1513-9)