World History Honors & AP

  • APWH Students & Parents:

    Period VI

    Accelerating Global Change and Realignments, c. 1900 to the Present

    Key Concept 6.1 Science and the Environment

    Key Concept 6.2 Global Conflicts and Their Consequences

    Key Concept 6.3 New Conceptualizations of Global Economy, Society, and Culture

    Chapter 28 - The Crisis of the Imperial Order 1900-1929

    Chapter 29 - The Collapse of the Old Order 1929-1949

    Chapter 30 - Striving for Independence: India, Africa, & Latin America 1900-1949

    Chapter 31 - The Cold War & Decolonization 1945-1975

    Chapter 32 - The End of the Cold War & the Challenge of Economic Development & Immigration 1975-2000

    Chapter 33 - New Challenges in a New Millennium 2000-2010

    Honors WH Students & Parents

    Unit 9

    How did WWI contribute to the outbreak of World War Two?

    Unit 9.1 What lead to the rise of Authoritarian Governments in Europe?

    Unit 9.2 What were the Causes and Main Events of World War Two?

    Unit 9.3 What were the Consequences of World War Two?

    Unit 10

    What were the Causes and Effects of the Cold War?

    Unit 10.1 How did the End of WWII Lead to the Cold War?

    Unit 10.2 How did tensions between the U.S.A. & the USSR Impact the World?

    Unit 10.3 How did the End of Imperialism lead to more Problems in Africa, Asia, & the Middle East?

    Unit 10.4 What were the reasons for the Decline and Fall of the Soviet Union?

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Meet the Teacher

Michael Whitaker

2005 Graduate from the University of Florida (Yes, I was old)

Atlantic World History - BA Cum Laude

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My 13th Year Teaching - All at Forest

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First Ancestor to come to America: Alexander Whitaker, 1611 Jamestown. Set up 2 Churches. He converted & Baptized Pocahontas, Proof hangs in US Capitol. Also wrote a famous book: Good Newes From Virginia, 1613

Lived in Ocala since 1960 (Love it here!)

My Dad was a FL Native, served in the Marine Corps 30+ years, fought in WWII & Korea. My Mom was a Marine too!

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