World History A

What's Covered in World History A?

Semester 1

Chapter 15: The Renaissance in Europe, 1350–1550

 1Lesson 1: The Italian States
 2Lesson 2: Ideas and Art of the Renaissance

Chapter 16: The Reformation in Europe, 1517-1600

 1Lesson 1: The Protestant Reformation
 2Lesson 2: The Spread of Protestantism

Chapter 17: The Age of Exploration, 1500-1800

 1Lesson 1: European Exploration and Expansion
 2Lesson 2: The First Global Economic Systems
 3Lesson 3: Colonial Latin America

Chapter 18: Conflict and Absolutism in Europe, 1550-1715

 1Lesson 1: Europe in Crisis
 2Lesson 2: War and Revolution in England
 3Lesson 3: Absolutism in Europe
 4Lesson 4: European Culture After the Renaissance

Chapter 19: The Muslim Empires, 1450-1800

 1Lesson 1: The Rise and Expansion of the Ottoman Empire
 2Lesson 2: The Ottomans and the Safavids
 3Lesson 3: The Mogul Empire

Chapter 20: The East Asian World, 1400-1800

 1Lesson 1: The Ming and Qing Dynasties
 2Lesson 2: The Reunification of Japan
 3Lesson 3: The Kingdoms of Korea and Southeast Asia

Chapter 21: The Enlightenment and Revolutions, 1550-1800

 1Lesson 1: The Scientific Revolution
 2Lesson 2: The Ideas of the Enlightenment
 3Lesson 3: Enlightened Absolutism and the Balance of Power
 4Lesson 4: The American Revolution

Chapter 22: The French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789-1815

 1Lesson 1: The French Revolution Begins
 2Lesson 2: Radical Revolution and Reaction
 3Lesson 3: The Rise of Napoleon and the Napoleonic Wars
 4Lesson 4: The Fall of Napoleon and the European Reaction

Chapter 23: Industrialization and Nationalism, 1800-1870

 1Lesson 1: The Industrial Revolution
 2Lesson 2: Nationalism and Political Revolutions
 3Lesson 3: Nationalism, Unification, and Reform
 4Lesson 4: Nation Building in Latin America
 5Lesson 5: Romanticism and realism

Chapter 24: Mass Society and Democracy, 1870-1914

 1Lesson 1: The Growth of Industrial Prosperity
 2Lesson 2: The Emergence of Mass Society
 3Lesson 3: The National State and Democracy
 4Lesson 4: Modern Ideas and Uncertainty

Chapter 25: The Reach of Imperialism, 1800-1914

 1Colonial Rule in Southeast Asia
 2Empire Building in Africa
 3British Rule in India
 4Imperialism in Latin America

Chapter 26: Challenge and Transition in East Asia, 1800-1914

 1Lesson 1: The Decline of the Qing Dynasty
 2Lesson 2: Revolution in China
 3Lesson 3: The Rise of Modern Japan

Semester 2

Chapter 27: World War I and the Russian Revolution

 1Lesson 1: World War I begins
 2Lesson 2: World War I
 3Lesson 3: The Russian Revolution
 4Lesson 4: World War I Ends

Chapter 28: The West Between the Wars, 1919-1939

 1Lesson 1: Instability After World War I
 2Lesson 2: The Rise of Dictatorial Regimes
 3Lesson 3: Hitler and Nazi Germany

Chapter 29: Nationalism Around the World, 1919-1939

 1Lesson 1: Nationalism in the Middle East
 2Lesson 2: Nationalism in Africa and Asia
 3Lesson 3: Revolutionary Chaos in China
 4Lesson 4: Nationalism in Latin America

Chapter 30: World War II and the Holocaust, 1939-1945

 1Lesson 1: World War II begins
 2Lesson 2: World War II
 3Lesson 3: The Home front and Civilians
 4Lesson 4: The New Order and the Holocaust
 5Lesson 5: World War II Ends

Chapter 31: The Cold War, 1945-1989

 1Lesson 1: The Cold War Begins
 2Lesson 2: China After World War II
 3Lesson 3: Cold War Conflicts

Chapter 32: Independence and Nationalism in the Developing World, 1945-1993

 1South and Southeast Asia
 2The Middle East
 4Latin America

Chapter 33: Life During the Cold War, 1945-1989

 1Western Europe and North America
 2Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union
 3The Asian Rim

Chapter 34: A New Era Begins, 1989–present

 1End of the Cold War
 2Western Europe and North America
 3Asia and the Pacific
 4Latin America
 5The Middle East and Africa

Chapter 35: Contemporary Global Issues, 1989-Present

 1Political Challenges in the Modern World
 2Social Challenges in the Modern World
 3Global Economies
 4Science, Technology, and the Environment