WORLD HISTORY STUDY GUIDES

Mr. Harms' History Presentations make excellent World History Study Guides for students. Maps, Animations, Social Studies Concepts and Critical Thinking Questions help students learn!

WORLD HISTORY PATTERNS OF INTERACTION STUDY GUIDES

Volume 1 (Prehistory To 500 AD)

Module 1 "The Beginnings of World History" - Pre-History To 2500 BC

Lesson 2 Human Origins In Africa

Lesson 3 Humans Try To Control Nature

Lesson 4 Neolithic Cultures

Module 2 "Early River Valley Civilizations" 3000 BC 1000 BC

Lesson 1 Civilization

Lesson 2 City-States In Mesopotamia

Lesson 3 Pyramids On The Nile

Lesson 4 Planned Cities on The Indus

Lesson 5 River Dynasties In China

Module 3 "People & Ideas On The Move" 2000 BC To 250 BC

Lesson 1 The Indo-Europeans

Lessons 2&3 Hinduism & Buddhism Develop

Lesson 4 Seafaring Traders Minoans & Phoenicians

Lesson 5 The Origins of Judaism

Module 4 "First Empires in Africa and Asia" - 1570 BC To 200 BC

Lesson 1 The Egyptian and Nubian Empires

Lesson 2 The Assyrian Empire

Lesson 3 The Persian Empire

Lesson 4 The Unification of China

Module 5 "Classical Greece" - 2000 BC -300 BC

Lesson 1 Cultures of the Mountains and the Sea

Lesson 2 Warring City-States

Lesson 3 Democracy and Greece's Golden Age

Lesson 4 Achievements of Greek Culture

Lesson 5 Alexander The Great

Lesson 6 Hellenistic Culture

Module 6 The Roman World and Early Christianity - 500 BC- 500 AD

Lesson 1 The Roman Republic

Lesson  4 The Origins of Christianity

Volume 2 (400 BC-1500 AD)

Module 7 India and China Establish Empires 400 BC -AD 550

Module 8 "The Muslim World" - 600 AD To 1700 AD

Lesson 1 The Rise of Islam

Lesson 2 Islam Expands

Lesson 3 Muslim Culture

Module 9 "Empires In East Asia"  600-1400 AD

Lesson 1 Tang and Song China

Lesson 2a The Mongol Conquests: Ghengis Kahn

Lesson 2b The Mongol Empire: Kublai Kahn

Lesson 4 Feudal Powers In Japan

Lesson 3 & 5 Kingdoms of Southeast Asia & Korea

Module 10 The Early Middle Ages  500-1200 AD

Lesson 3 Charlemagne Unites Germanic Kingdoms

Lesson 4 Feudalism In Europe

Lesson 5 The Age of Chivalry(Society In The Feudal Era)

Module 11 Church and Society In Western Europe 800-1500 AD 

Lesson 1 The Power of The Church

Lesson 2 Church Reform and The Crusades

Lesson 3 Changes In Medieval Society (Lessons)

Lesson 4 England and France Develop

Lesson 5 The Hundred Years War & The Plague (Troubles of the 14th Century)

Volume 3 30,000 BC-1500 AD

Module 12 Societies and Empires of Africa  1500 BC-1500 AD

Lesson 1 Diverse Societies In Africa

Lesson 4 North and West African Civilizations

Lesson 5 Eastern City-States and Southern Empires of Africa

Module 13 People and Empires In The Americas 30,000 BC-1500 AD

Module 14 "The Renaissance" 1300-1500 AD

Lesson 1 The Birth of The Renaissance

Lesson 2 The Italian Renaissance

Lesson 3 The Northern Renaissance

Module 15 Reformation and Upheaval  1400-1600 AD

Lesson 1 Luther Leads The Reformation

Lesson 2 The Reformation Continues

Module 16 Expansion, Exploration, and Encounters 1400-1800 AD

Volume 4 1500-1900

Module 17 Absolute Monarchs In Europe  1500-1800

Lesson 3 Central European Monarchs Clash

Lesson 4 Absolute Rulers of Russia

Lesson 5 Parliament Limits The English Monarchy

Module 18 Enlightenment & Revolution  1500 AD To 1800 AD

Lesson 2 Enlightenment Thinkers

Lesson 4 The American RevolutionAmerican Revolution Simulation

Module 19 The French Revolution & Napoleon 1789-1815 AD

Lesson 1 The French Revolution Begins

Lesson 2 Revolution Brings Reform & Terror

Lesson 3A Napoleon's Empire

Lesson 3B Napoleon's Empire Collapses

Lesson 4 The Congress of Vienna

Module 20 Revolutions Sweep The West 1800-1900

Lesson 2 Europe Faces Revolutions

Lesson 3 Nationalism: Unification of Italy & Germany

Module 21 The Industrial Revolution 1700-1900

Volume 5 1800-1939 AD

Module 22  An Age of Democracy and Progress  1815-1915 AD

Module 23 The Age of Imperialism   1850-1915 - Imperialism Resources

Lesson 1 The Roots of Imperialism

Lesson 3 Europeans Claim Muslim Lands

Lesson 4 British Imperialism In India

Lesson 5 European Claims In Southeast Asia

Module 24  Transformations Around The Globe  1800-1925 AD

Module 25  World War I 1914-1918 AD - World War I Resources

Lesson 1 Marching Toward War

Lesson 2 Europe Plunges Into War

Lesson 3 A Global Conflict

Lesson 4 A Flawed Peace

​Module 26  Revolution & Nationalism" 1900-1940 AD

Lesson 1 Revolutions In Russia

Lesson 2 Totalitarianism: Stalinist Russia

Lesson 3 Imperial China Collapses

Lesson 4 Nationalism In India and Southwest Asia

Module 27  Years of Crisis 1919-1939 AD

Lesson 2 A Worldwide Depression

Lesson 3 Fascism Rises In Europe

Lesson 4 Aggressors Invade Nations

Volume 6 1939-2015 AD

Module 28 World War II 1939-1945 AD World War II Resources

Lesson 1 Hitler's Lightning War

Lesson 2 Japan's Pacific Campaign

Lesson 3 The Holocaust 

Lesson 4 The Allied Victory

Lesson 5 Europe and Japan In Ruins

Module 29 Cold War Conflicts 1945-Present - Cold War Resources 

Lesson 1 Cold War: Superpowers Face Off

Lesson 2 Communists Take Power In China

Lesson 3 Cold War: Wars In Korea & Vietnam

Lesson 4 The Cold War Divides The World

Lesson 5 Cold War: The Cold War Thaws

Module 30  The Colonies Become New Nations  1920-2005

Module 31  Struggles For Democracy  1945-Present

Lesson 3 The Collapse of the Soviet Union

Module 32  Global Interdependence  1960-2015

Source: Holt McDougal's World History Patterns of Interaction