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    CLASS SYLLABUS

    World History

    Miss Johnson

    English Building, Room: 202

    Email: sarah.johnson@sausd.us

    Phone: 714-569-6300, ex. 69572
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    RULES AND EXPECTATIONS

    1. Be in your seat and ready to work when the bell rings.
    2. Show respect for the teacher and your peers.
    3. Make up missed assignments.
    4. Do not bring food, drinks or gum into the classroom.
    5. Turn off and keep electronics in your backpack or pocket.

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    GENERAL INFORMATION

    The grading system is as follows:

    A = 90 - 100%

    B = 80 - 89%

    C = 70 - 79%

    D = 60 - 69%

    F = 59 - below

    Textbooks:

    1. McDougal Littell Modern World History

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    FIRST SEMESTER

    Prologue: Connecting with Past Learning

    • The Legacy of Ancient Greece and Rome
    • The Judeo-Christian Tradition
    • Democracy in England
    • The Enlightenment & Democratic Revolutions

    Unit 1: Connecting Hemispheres, 500-1800

    • European Renaissance and Reformation
    • The Muslim World Expands
    • An Age of Explorations and Isolation
    • The Reformation Continues

    Unit 2: The Muslim World Expands, 1300-1700

    • The Ottomans Build a Vast Empire
    • The Safavid Empire
    • The Mughal Empire in India

    Unit 3: An Age of Explorations and Isolation, 1400-1800

    • Europeans Explore the East
    • China Limits European Contacts
    • Japan Returns to Isolation

    Unit 4: The Atlantic World, 1492-1800

    • Spain Builds an American Empire
    • European Nations Settle North America
    • The Atlantic Slave Trade
    • The Columbian Exchange and Global Trade

    Unit 5: Absolute Monarchs in Europe, 1500-1800

    • Spain’s Empire and European Absolutism
    • The Reign of Louis XIV
    • Central European Monarchs Clash
    • Absolute Rulers of Russia
    • Parliament Limits the English Monarchy

    Unit 6: Enlightenment and Revolution, 1550-1789

    • The Scientific Revolution
    • The Enlightenment in Europe
    • The Enlightenment Spreads
    • The American Revolution

    Unit 7: The French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789-1815

    • The French Revolution Begins
    • Revolution Brings Reform and Terror
    • Napoleon Forges an Empire
    • Napoleon’s Empire Collapses
    • The Congress of Vienna

    First Semester Final Exam

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    SECOND SEMESTER

    Unit 8: Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the West, 1789-1900

    • Latin American People Win Independence
    • Europe Faces Revolutions
    • Nationalism in Italy and Germany
    • Revolutions in the Arts

    Unit 9: The Industrial Revolution

    • The Beginnings of Industrialization
    • Industrialization in Manchester, England
    • Industrialization Spreads
    • Reforming the Industrial World

    Unit 10: An Age of Democracy and Progress, 1815-1914

    • Democratic Reform and Activism
    • Self-Rule for British Colonies
    • War and Expansion in the United States
    • 19th Century Progress

    Unit 11: The Age of Imperialism, 1850-1914

    • The Scramble for Africa
    • Imperialism in Nigeria
    • Europeans Claim Muslim Lands
    • British Imperialism in India
    • Imperialism in Southeast Asia

    Unit 12: Transformations Around the Globe, 1800-1914

    • China Resists Outside Influence
    • Modernization in Japan
    • S. Economic Imperialism
    • Turmoil and Change in Mexico

    Unit 13: The Great War, 1914-1918

    • Marching Toward War
    • War Consumes Europe
    • A Global Conflict
    • A Flawed Peace

    Unit 14: Revolution and Nationalism, 1900-1939

    • Revolutions in Russia
    • Stalinist Russia
    • Imperial China Collapses
    • Nationalism in India and Southwest Asia

    Unit 15: Years of Crisis, 1919-1939

    • Postwar Uncertainty
    • A Worldwide Depression
    • Fascism Rises in Europe
    • Aggressors Invade Nations

    Unit 16: World War II, 1939-1945

    • Hitler’s Lightning War
    • Japan’s Pacific Campaign
    • The Holocaust
    • The Allied Victory
    • Europe and Japan in Ruins

    Second Semester Final Exam

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    CLASS SYLLABUS

    Government

    Miss Johnson

    English Building, Room: 202

    Email: sarah.johnson@sausd.us

    Phone: 714-569-6300, ex. 69572
     _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    RULES AND EXPECTATIONS

    1. Be in your seat and ready to work when the bell rings.
    2. Show respect for the teacher and your peers.
    3. Make up missed assignments.
    4. Do not bring food, drinks or gum into the classroom.
    5. Turn off and keep electronics in your backpack or pocket.

     _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

      

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    The grading system is as follows:

    A = 90 - 100%

    B = 80 - 89%

    C = 70 - 79%

    D = 60 - 69%

    F = 59 - below

    Textbooks:

    1. Magruder’s American Government

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    UNITS OF STUDY

    Unit 1: Foundations of Government

    • Types of Governments
    • Federal and State Governments
    • Foundations of Government
    • The Constitution
    • Federalism

    Unit 2: The Legislative Branch

    • The Senate and House of Representatives

    Unit 3: The Executive Branch

    • The President and the Powers of the Office
    • Bureaucracy: The Running of the Country

    Unit 4: The Judicial Branch

    • The Court System
    • Civil Liberties
    • Civil Rights

    Unit 5: Political Behavior & Demographics

    • Political Parties
    • Voting Behavior & Demographics
    • The Electoral Process
    • Media & Public Opinion

    Unit 6: State Government (California)

    • State Government
    • Local Government

    Final Exam