This new course is the 10th. 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 in
June, 2000 and covered two years of history from Prehistoric times to the present day.

               
New York State Curriculum
                  
Guide & Sample Exam



 

REGENTS REVIEW QUESTIONS!!! --->

GLOBAL HISTORY VOCABULARY REVIEW QUIZZES:  123

Ten Commandments of Good Historical Writing

 

Textbooks Used

Known 
As:

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

World History:  Original and Secondary Source Readings, Volume II:  Since 1500.
         
Edited by Charles A. Frazee
          CA:  Greenhaven Press, Inc., 1999.
          ISBN #1-56510-986-4

The Complete School Atlas, Holt, Rhinehart & Winston
         (1998).

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New York State
Curriculum Unit

Topics

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Chapter

   VI.  THE AGE OF
          REVOLUTIONS
          [1750 -- 1914]


     (Continued from Global
      History & Geography I)

THE RISE OF EUROPEAN ROYAL ABSOLUTISM
      The Age of Louis XIV
      Peter the Great & Westernization
      The Evolution of Limited, Constitutional Monarchy in
            England

THE EUROPEAN ENLIGHTENMENT

ENLIGHTENED DESPOTISM

THE FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF BRITISH
PARLIAMENTARY GOVERNMENT

THE ATLANTIC REVOLUTIONS:
        The American Revolution
        The French Revolution
                The Revolution Itself
                The Age of Napoleon
        Latin American Independence Movements

THE AGE OF REACTION:
        The Congress of Vienna
        The European Revolutions of 1848
        The Failure of Democracy in Latin America

ECONOMIC & SOCIAL REVOLUTIONS:
        The Beginnings of Industrialization
        Britain As the 'Workshop of the World'
        Global Changes Brought About By Industrialization
        Case Studies:  Ireland / India
        Responses to Industrialization

19c & EARLY 20c JAPAN -- FROM ISOLATION TO WORLD
ECONOMIC  & MILITARY POWER

GLOBAL NATIONALISM:
        Unification of Germany & Italy
        Nationalist Movement in India

EUROPEAN IMPERIALISM:
        Reasons for the "New" Imperialism
        The British
Raj
        The "Mad Scramble" for Africa
        European Imperialism Threatened China/Southeast Asia


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 VII.  A HALF CENTURY
        OF CRISIS AND
        ACHIEVEMENT
        [1900-1945
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THE TURN OF THE CENTURY -- LA BELLE EPOCHE?

SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGIC ADVANCES

WOMEN'S RIGHTS

EUROPE FACES RISING TENSIONS

WORLD WAR I

THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION THROUGH THE RISE OF
STALIN

THE INTER-WAR YEARS
        The Versailles Treaty
        Indian Push for Independence
        Nationalist Movements in the Middle East
        The End of the Emperors --> Internal Strife in Nationalist
                China
        Europe Between the Wars
        The Great Depression
        The Rise of Fascist Dictators
        The Road to War Again

WORLD WAR II
        The War in Europe
        Japan Creates an Asian Empire
        The Allied Offensive
        The Immediate Aftermath of World War II

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VIII.  THE 20c SINCE
         1945

THE COLD WAR BALANCE OF POWER
        The Emergence of the Two Super Powers
        The Bipolarization of Europe
        Western Europe -- Cooperation & Common Market
        Eastern Europe -- Communist Domination

JAPAN -- THE ECONOMIC MIRACLE

CHINA UNDER COMMUNIST RULE

THE COLLAPSE OF THE BRITISH RAJ 

SOUTHEAST ASIAN CONFLICTS

THE END OF IMPERIALISM IN AFRICA
        The Legacy of European Colonialism
        Change in Africa After Independence
        A Case Study -- South Africa

CONFLICTS & CHANGE IN THE MIDDLE EAST

THE AMERICAS IN THE POST-WAR WORLD
        Political Instability in Latin America
        The Struggle for Democracy in Latin America
        Problems in the Caribbean Basin

THE COLLAPSE OF COMMUNISM IN EASTERN EUROPE &
THE BREAKUP OF THE SOVIET UNION
        The Era of Gorbachev
        German Unification & New Problems Facing Eastern
                Europe
        Crisis in the Balkans


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   IX.  GLOBAL
          CONNECTIONS &
          INTERACTIONS


      


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

GLOBAL PROBLEMS

HUMAN RIGHTS

CONFLICTING TRENDS SHAPE OUR WORLD

THE NORTH-SOUTH DICHOTOMY

THE ROLE OF THE UNITED NATIONS

PATTERNS OF GLOBAL MIGRATION

STATUS OF WOMEN VS. WOMEN'S RIGHTS

MODERNIZATION VS. TRADITION -- FINDING A BALANCE

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supplemental
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   <--Global History & Geography I course outline.