World Studies and World After '45 (2018-19)

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For World After '45 and World Studies,  please visit the  World After and World Studies Websites (go to the WHS website, click on Social Studies, then click on World After '45 or World Studies for your class calendar, slideshows, assignments, etc.)

"I"m a great believer in luck, and find the harder I work, the more I have of it." Thomas Jefferson
This is a World History/Geography/Current Events course that encourages students to understand the modern world by investigating how past and current situations have shaped cultures and societies around the globe. Each unit will feature research projects/presentations and Socratic seminars.
Units- China, Congo and Mexico
This course investigates different themes that have affected our world since the end of WWII.  We will study cultural differences, geography, and political, social, and economic changes that have affected our global society.

Students will be encouraged to think critically, analyze primary sources, and come to their own conclusions on some of today's controversial topics.

Units- Genocide, Global Trade, Terrorism