Modern History

Modern History is the study of Medieval Society, the Age of Exploration, Absolutism, Enlightenment and Revolution on a global context, with an emphasis on the social, political and economic ramifications of the time.  Students compare civilizations and evaluate their contributions to societies and impact on Eastern and Western civilization.  Students interpret patterns of behavior that contribute to cultural understanding. Therefore, the study of origins, traditions, customs, and beliefs is essential to the above mentioned standards. Chronological events and geographic influences on history are explored