This year we will study the following topics: * World Geography * World Lakes * The Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations * The Renaissance * The Reformation * England: Golden Age to Glorious Revolution * The Age of Exploration * Early Russia * Feudal Japan * Westward Expansion Before the Civil War * The Civil War * Westward Expansion After the Civil War * Native Americans: Cultures and Conflicts * Geography of the United States
Current Topics of Study
The Golden Age of England unit focuses on the development of England from 1500-1689. We will discuss Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, the Spanish Armada, Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, the Glorious Revolution, and the English Bill of Rights. The main goal of the unit is to recognize that various parts of history are affected by both political and religious factors.
The test for this unit will be Wednesday, November 20.