World History Honors
How did Geography, Government, & Religion shape the First Civilizations?
(This Unit has been deleted, but there are a few things we will go over)
What is History, and how is it studied and written?
How did Humans progress from Hunter-Gatherers to the 1st Civilizations?
How did Geography impact the 1st four Civilizations?
How did Civilizations evolve into Empires, culminating with Greece and Rome?
How did the Fall of Rome lead to the Rise of the Byzantines in the East and Medieval Europe in the West?
KNOW: In what ways were the Byzantines a continuation of, and a departure from The Roman Empire?
What caused the Decline and Fall of the Byzantine Empire?
What part did Feudalism play in the re-organization of Western Europe?
What were the events that disrupted European society in the Medieval Period?
What were the interactions between Medieval Japan and the rest of Asia?
How did Islam become a Global Religion and Empire?
What were the Origins of Islam the Religion, & Islam the Empire?
What was the Geographic Extent of the Islamic Empires?
In what ways did Islam preserve and expand Greco-Roman knowledge?