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Class Name: World History
Taught By: Paul Fitzgibbon
Description: Course Prerequisites: None  Graduation Requirements Met:  This one credit course is an elective course for students who have completed all other social studies.  It is also available for certain students who need a makeup social studies credit or who have transferred to MEHS and have already taken required MEHS social studies courses.  Course Description:  This course will examine the development and history of civilization using regional geographic settings and a chronological format to frame the content.  Students will examine the history of different world regions in an intersecting and overlapping strategy which will allow them to make connections and to discover cause-effect relationships.  A major component will be weekly reference to global current events, with the intent that, over time, relationships will be made between the world history content and current events.