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Modern European History

Course: 402

Grade Level:
Course Length:
Full Year
1 Credit
  • World History

Course Description:

This sophomore-level course is a survey examination that begins with the advent of the Modern Age in Europe and traces political, economic, and cultural influences that affected the global populations over a 500-year period. Particular attention is given to the influence of intellectual movements such as the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, as well as major social changes that flowed from both the French and Industrial Revolutions. The course examines major events that occurred during the 20th century and culminates with more contemporary developments in the 21st century. Students will receive direct training in the writing of research papers. 

Textbook/Class Resources:

9780357085448, Kidner, The Global West: Connections & Identities Since 1300, 3rd student ed.), Houghton Mifflin, 2019

Students must purchase a physical book.

Digital access will be purchased by the school, and student accounts will be charged accordingly.