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Social Studies

The mission of social studies is to create and deliver a rich and rigorous curriculum that develops the social understanding, critical thinking, and civic efficacy necessary for making responsible decisions in the 21st century.

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World History

Satisfactory completion of this course meets the state 9-12 social studies standards and credit requirements for world history. Through a survey of human history on all of the earths continents from the rise of civilization to the twenty-first century , students will understand:

  • How civilizations arise and how they change
  • How geography influences destiny
  • The relationship between religion and empire
  • How the legacies of imperialism and conflict have shaped and continue to shape our world

Grade 10 
Quarter Credit: .25
Prerequisite Geography (9)