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World History to the End of the Fifteenth Century - CHW3M

ILC Course Code: CHW3M-C

Grade 11, University / College Preparation, 1.0 credit

Canadian History Since World War I (CHC2P-D) or
Canadian History since World War I (CHC2D-D)

Course Description

This course explores the history of various societies and civilizations around the world, from earliest times to around 1500 CE. You will investigate a range of factors that contributed to the rise, success, and decline of various ancient and pre-modern societies throughout the world and will examine life in and the cultural and political legacy of these societies. You will extend your ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating social, political, and economic structures and historical forces at work in various societies and in different historical eras.

Online Submission

Online submission of course work is required for this course using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.

Unit 1: Early life and rising civilizations: Part 1

Lesson 1 - The evolution of civilization

Lesson 2 - The elements of society

Unit 2: Early life and rising civilizations: Part 2

Lesson 3 - Early humans: Organization and innovation

Lesson 4 - Economics and politics in early civilization

Lesson 5 - Conflict and cooperation in early civilizations

Unit 3: Flourishing societies and civilizations: Part 1

Lesson 6 - Social context and family life

Lesson 7 - Economics, politics, and law

Lesson 8 - Stability and expansion

Unit 4: Flourishing societies and civilizations: Part 2

Lesson 9 - Education and religion

Lesson 10 - Key contributors: Identity, citizenship, and culture

Unit 5: Civilizations in decline

Lesson 11 - Factors in the decline of civilizations

Lesson 12 - Expansion and war

Lesson 13 - Environmental factors in decline

Lesson 14 - Characteristics of societies in decline

Lesson 15 - Religious and cultural change in declining civilizations

Unit 6: The legacy of civilizations: Part 1

Lesson 16 - Socio-economic, artistic, and religious legacies

Lesson 17 - Legacy of science, technology, and politics

Unit 7: The legacy of civilizations: Part 2

Lesson 18 - Interactions: Borrowing, controlling, and relating

Lesson 19 - The fifteenth century: Social trends

Lesson 20 - The fifteenth century: Economic developments and political structures

This is the English version of the course.

This course is not currently available in French. Please check back often for new course releases.