20TH CENTURY WORLD HISTORY 12
COURSE CODE: MWH – – 12
History 12 is a course that examines the major events, developments and individuals of the 20th century in a global context. The components of the course include the immediate effects of World War I, Interwar Period 1919-1939, World War II 1939-1945 and the Cold War 1945-1991. Human rights, international cooperation, social and cultural developments, the development of communication and transportation technology will be addressed at various junctures in the course. History 12 is designed to foster and develop the students’ ability to examine history critically and apply the concepts of Historical Thinking – historical significance, evidence and interpretation, continuity and change, cause and consequence, historical perspective and ethical judgement. The course will therefore have an inquiry-based approach to the study of historical events, developments and individuals. Students will be expected to participate and engage in class and small group discussions and complete projects individually as well as collaboratively in groups.