World History and Geography B

Course Description:

This course is the second course of a two-course sequence offering a comparative study of how and why selected economic, social, political, and intellectual revolutions of the modern world have transformed and shaped contemporary European and non-Western cultures. This course also incorporates a geographical perspective to help students visualize, comprehend, and ask questions about why the human and physical systems occur in particular patterns and combinations, where they are on Earth’s surface, why they are there, and the consequences for people and the environment.

This course has been designed to align with the principles of the State of Michigan’s High School Social Studies Content Standards and Expectations and the Common Core State Standards.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): World History and Geography B
Course Title (NCES SCED) : World History and Geography
Course Provider : Whitehall District Schools
Content Provided By : Michigan Virtual
Online Instructor Provided By : Whitehall District Schools
Standards Addressed : MHSCE, MMC, NCAA
Ailgnment Document : http://media.mivu.org/mivhs/alignchart/ss/WHB.pdf
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Semester, Trimester
NCES SCED Code :
Subject Area : Social Sciences and History
Course Identifier : World History and Geography
Course Level : (G) General or Regular
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 2 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSesq-7lqJjVBrRuwflE8db22egnhPXuu9DZ_wNmhplsVoor5A/viewform
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

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Additional Course Information:

Students in this course will:

  • Analyze patterns of human behavior
  • Identify historical trends and themes
  • Engage in critical analysis of sources
  • Describe, compare, and evaluate historical and geographical data
  • Examine how humans have shaped the physical environment
  • Create presentations that demonstrate comprehension and application of course content
  • Use technology to present their ideas.

INACOL Online Course Quality Standards


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Review Conducted By : Quality Matters
Date of Review : 12/02/2015

Course Topics Include:

Unit 9: Global Political Revolutions (18th Century – 1914)
Age of Atlantic Revolutions
Emerging Political Philosophies
German and Italian Unification
European Imperialism in Africa

Unit 10: Growth of Nationalism (18th Century – 1914)

Mid-19th Century European and Liberalism
European Political Consolidation
Second Industrial Revolution
Responses to Imperialism

Unit 11: Regional Transformations (18th Century – 1914)

Meiji Restoration
Decline of the Qing Dynasty
Russo-Japanese War
Belgian Congo

Unit 12: Global Power Struggle

Emergence of Modern Warfare and Total War
Alliance Systems
Philosophies of European Superiority
Genocide of the Armenian and Herero Peoples

Unit 13: Global Wars

World War I
Interwar Europe and Asia
The Holocaust
World War II

Unit 14: Regional Effects of War and Revolution

Russian Revolutions
Postwar World
Rise of Asian Nationalism
Conflicts in the Middle East

Unit 15: The Cold War and its Effects

Origins of the Cold War
Cold War Conflicts
Korean and Vietnam Wars
Decline and Fall of the Soviet Union

Unit 16: Post-Cold War Global Issues

A Post-Empire World
End of Apartheid in South Africa
Instability in the Middle East
A Global War on Terror

Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends Random Draw Date Enrollment Drop Date Course Starts Course Ends # of Seats Course Fee Potential Additional Costs
Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020 07/01/2020 08/31/2020 01/15/2021 35 $0.0000 0.0000
Drop Policy Completion Policy Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends
Consult counselor Consult counselor Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020

Please review the MVS Technology Requirements: http://mivhs.org/support/Technical-requirements