•  Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: Modern World History
    Subject: Social Studies
    Grade Level(s): 12

    Synopsis of Curriculum

    The Modern World History course is designed to encourage discussion about how our world has been shaped socially, politically, religiously, and culturally. The course covers from 1914 to the present, highlighting major events and people who have caused significant change around the world. During the semester, students will be expected to take class notes, to participate in discussions by contributing or asking questions, and to write independently on related prompts.


    Units of Study Titles

    World War I 1914-1919

    Revolutions in Russia

    Age of Anxiety

    World War II 1939-1945

    Cold War - Present