This new course is the 9th. grade component of the two-year New York  State Regents program in Global History and Geography.  The first Regents exam that will reflect this new curriculum was given on Thursday, June 15, 2000 and covered two years of history from Prehistoric times to the present day.


         
New York State Curriculum
             
Guide & Sample Exam



    



GLOBAL HISTORY VOCABULARY REVIEW QUIZZES
:  123

Ten Commandments of Good Historical Writing

Textbook Used

  
          World History: Perspectives on the Past
, 5th. Edition.
          Larry S. Krieger, Kenneth Neill, Dr. Edward Reynolds
          New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
          ISBN #0-669-40534-5

          [Known throughout as TB]

   

New York State
Curriculum Unit

Topics

Text
Chapter

 I.  INTRODUCTION  Introduction to the Social Sciences
      Historians as Scientists & Artists
supplemental 
materials--not
covered in the textbook.

II.  ANCIENT WORLD
        4000 B.C.E.-- 500 C.E.

PREHISTORIC TIMES:
    
Origins of Humans
    
Earliest Human Migrations
    
The Neolithic/Agricultural Revolution


EARLY RIVER CIVILIZATIONS:
     Mesopotamia
         
Fertile Crescent Area -- Sumerians
          Newcomers to the Area -- Phoenicians,
               Babylonians &
Hebrews
          Later SW Asian Empires -- Assyrians,
               Chaldeans,
Persians
     Ancient Egypt
         
Early Nile River Valley
         
Ancient Egyptian Dynasties / History
         
Ancient Egyptian Culture
     Ancient India
          The Geography of the Indian Subcontinent
                 & The Indus River Civilizations of
                 Harappa & 
Mohenjo-Daro
         
Hinduism
         
Buddhism & Jainism
         
Maurya Rulers
     Ancient China
         The Geography of China
         
Yellow River Culture & The Shang Dynasty
          Early Imperial China --> The Chou &
                 The Ch'in
         
The Age of the Philosophers
         
The Han Emperors & The Silk Road


EARLY EUROPEAN CLASSICAL CIVILIZATIONS:
          Ancient Greece
              
Early Aegean Culture
              
The Emergence of the Greek Polis
               The Golden Age of Athens & Hellenic
                   Culture
               Alexander the Great & The Hellenistic
                   Age
          Ancient Rome
               The Roman Republic
                     The Founding of Rome & Early
                           Roman Society
                     The Development of the Roman
                           Republic
                    
The Decline of the Roman Republic
               The Roman Empire
                     
The Pax Romana
                      Roman Culture During the Imperial
                            Period
                     
The Rise of Christianity
                      The Collapse of the Western
                            Roman World

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  III.  EXPANDING
        ZONES OF
       EXCHANGE &
        ENCOUNTER
          [500 - 1200]
THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE

THE RISE OF ISLAM & THE EARLY MUSLIM EMPIRES

EARLY RUSSIA & THE TURKIC EMPIRES

EARLY AFRICAN KINGDOMS & TRADITIONAL AFRICAN SOCIETY

MEDIEVAL EUROPE
    
Early Middle Ages
    
The Frankish Empires
    
Viking Invasions
    
Feudalism
    
The Rise of the Medieval Town
    
Early Royal Governments
    
Learning & Culture in the High Middle Ages

THE EUROPEAN CRUSADES -- SPAIN & THE MIDDLE EAST

CHINA FROM THE SUI TO THE SUNG DYNASTIES


EARLY JAPANESE HISTORY & FEUDAL
      JAPANESE SOCIETY

THE GUPTA EMPIRE IN INDIA
     

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 IV/V.  GLOBAL         
     INTERACTIONS
        & THE FIRST
  
       GLOBAL AGE
       [1200 -- 1770]

A NEW EMPIRE IN RUSSIA

THE MONGOLS AND THEIR IMPACT ON EURASIA

WEST AFRICAN EMPIRES THRIVE ON TRADE

LATE MEDIEVAL EUROPE
      Nation-Building--England, France, & Spain
      The Calamitous 14c

THE EUROPEAN RENAISSANCE & HUMANISM
      The Italian Renaissance
      The Northern Renaissance

RELIGIOUS REFORM IN EUROPE
      The Protestant Reformation
      The Catholic Response (Counter-
              Reformation)  

THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION

PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA:
       The Geography of Latin America
       Pre-Columbian Civilizations

THE "OLD" IMPERIALISM
      The Commercial Revolution
      The Columbian Encounter & Exchange
      The Spanish Colonial Empire in the
              Americas
      European Competition for Colonies Around
              the World and the Slave Trade

THE MOGHAL EMPIRE

THE MING DYNASTY IN CHINA

JAPAN IN ISOLATION

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