Course Information - Humanities 9
 

Course description

This course is an opportunity to study the history of our world from the most ancient civilizations to the Conquest of the Americas. Our special theme is how and why societies have divided into a "We" and a "They." Is that inevitable? 

 

Our Journey

Semester 1

Identity

"We and They" - How do we see the other?

The 4 Roles

Case Study – Weimar and Nazi Germany

 

Semester 2

Introduction to the study of cultures and societies

The Neolithic Revolution

Ancient Civilizations: Greece

Middle Ages: The Crusades

Encounters through Trade: Silk Road

Encounters through War: Exploration, Slavery and Conquest