• Global History and Geography II is the second year of the Global History curriculum. It begins with a review of the Enlightenment (from Global I) and continues in a chronological fashion to present time. At the conclusion of this course, students take the Global History and Geography Regents Exam that covers material from both Global I and Global II courses. This exam is a state exam that students must pass in order to graduate high school.   

     

    Major Topics Covered: 

    The Age of Revolutions

    Reactions to Revolutionary Ideas

    Growth of Nationalism

    Industrial Revolution

    Imperialism

    Scientific and Technological Achievements

    World Wars

    Cold War

    Current Issues Impacting the Global Community