Practice with Infographics



The Industrial Revolution & Currents of Thought
1750-1914 CE

Unit 1 discusses the rapid technological expansion and its effects taking place in the 18th and 19th centuries. The Industrial Revolution radically changed humankind’s relationship to both itself and to nature. This unit explores that transition; it also covers the intellectual reactions to the Industrial Revolution along with some of the more important advances in science, art, economics and philosophy.


Chapter 21: Pages 472-488
Chapter 22: Pages 494-507

Unit 1 Chapter 21/22 Thinking About History
Unit 1: Logical Fallacies Slide Show
Unit 1: Art as Critical of Industrialization
Chapter 21/22 Objective Practice Questions
Chapter 21/22 Written Questions Practice



Unit 1 Ch. 21/22 Section End Questions
Part 1: Logical Fallacies
Unit 1 Assignment 1
Unit 1 Assignment 2
The Industrial Revolution (MOVIE)
Women in the 19th Century (MOVIE)
Capitalism & Socialism (MOVIE)
Karl Marx (MOVIE)
Communism vs. Socialism (MOVIE)
Adam Smith (MOVIE)

Growth of Democracy & The Triumph of Nationalism
1815-1914 CE

Unit 2 gives students the opportunity to read about the various social, economic and political reforms that helped expand the scope and reach of democratic institutions in Western society. The unit ends with a discussion related to nationalism and how this force weakened empires while encouraging nation states like Germany and Italy to finally unite.


Chapter 23: Pages 510-529
Chapter 24: Pages 532-551


Unit 2 Chapter 23/24 Thinking About History
Unit 2: Arab Spring and Springtime of Rev
Chapter 23/24 Objective Practice Questions
Unit 2 Ch. 23/24 Section End Questions
Unit 2 Assignment 3

The Late British Empire (MOVIE)
German Unification (MOVIE)
Nationalism (MOVIE)
How the Arab Spring Began (MOVIE)
Unrealized Dreams: Egypt (MOVIE)
An Inconvenient Uprising: Bahrain (MOVIE)

Africa in the Age of Imperialism & The First World War
1880-1918 CE

Unit 3 covers the time period leading up to the Great War. The great powers of Europe entered into a competition for ovreseas empire and resources. This competition heightened tensions between France, England, Russia and Germany. Eventually the assassination of an Austrian leader at the hands of a Serbian assassin lead to a regional conflict in the Balkans growing into a conflict involving almost every industrialized nation in the world.

Chapter 25: Pages 558-577
Chapter 28: Pages 622-639

Unit 3 Chapter 25/28 Thinking About History

Chapter 25/28 Objective Practice Questions
Unit 3 Ch. 25/28 Section End Questions
Unit 3 Assignment 4
Unit 3 Assignment 5
Imperialism (MOVIE)
How World War I Started (MOVIE)
Who Started World War I (MOVIE)
A. Dukes, Cynicism & World War I (MOVIE)

The Midterm
Comprehensive Test: Units 1-3

Midterm Objective Ques. Practice Test
Midterm Written Questions Practice Test

Midterm Preparation Document (Units 1-3)
Challenge Board
Glossary Terms Matching Game
Rags to Riches Trivia Game

The History Essay

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The Aftermath of the War & The Rise of the Totalitarian States
1919-1936 CE

Unit 4 describs how Germany, Russia, France, England, Italy, Canada and the United States, etc. tried to establish a lasting basis for peace following the end of the Great War. The unit ends with a discussion and survey of the failure of that attempt to establish a more peaceful world order due to the rise of populist leaders and nationalist movements known as communism and fascism.

Chapter 29: Pages 646-663
Chapter 30: Pages 668-686

Ideology Reading

Unit 4 Chapter 29/30 Thinking About History
Unit 4: Violent vs. Non-Violent Revoutions
Unit 4: Logical Fallacies 2
Chapter 29/30 Objective Practice Questions
Chapter 29/30 Matching Exercise
Escape from Kolyma Website
Unit 4 Ch 29/30 Section End Questions
Part 2: Logical Fallacies 2
Unit 4 Assignment 8
Communists, Nationalists, C. Rev (MOVIE)
What Is Communism? (MOVIE)
What Is Fascism (MOVIE)

The World at War & The Cold War and European Recovery
1936-1991 CE

Unit 5 covers the events and personalities related to the Second World War. This war not only represents the dawn of the Atomic Age but also a new attempt by nations of the world to try and avoid such future catastrophic wars in the future; it ends with a discussion of the post-World War II era which was dominated by an arms race and diplomatic tension bewteen the world's sole superpowers the Soviet Union and United States.

Chapter 31: Pages 690-707
Chapter 32: Pages 712-728

Unit 5 Chapter 31/32 Thinking About History
Unit 5 : Genocide in the 20th Century
Chapter 31/32 Objective Practice Questions
Unit 5 Ch 31/32 Section End Questions
Unit 5 Timeline Assignment 1(Optional)
Unit 5 Timeline Assignment 2 (Optional)
World War II: Part I (MOVIE)
World War II: Part II (MOVIE)
Cold War I: Part I (MOVIE)
Cold War II: Part II (MOVIE)

The World Today
1991 to Present

Unit 6 presents students with a survey of the most important post-Cold War events with some attempt at making sense of their overall significance to history, e.g. 9/11, War on Terror, Invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, the rise and fall of ISIS, populism, and the challenges of climate change.


The Crucible Reading

Unit 6: Thinking About History

Unit 6 The World Today Section End Questions
Unit 6 Assignment 9
Unit 6 Assignment 10
Terror, War, President GW Bush (MOVIE)
Terrorism & President HW Bush (MOVIE)
The New Age of Terror: Part 1 (MOVIE)
The New Age of Terror: Part 2 (MOVIE)

Final Exam
1991 to present CE

Comprehensive Test: Units 4-6



Final Exam: Multiple Choice Practice
Final Exam: Matching #1
Final Exam: Matching #2
Final Exam: Matching #3