The Napoleonic wars resulted in realization and action taken by countries to improve, largely impacting industrialization in Britain, the United States and Europe. Although the Industrial Revolution began in Britain during the 1700’s it was boosted in the early 1800’s after the Napoleonic wars with industrialization spreading throughout Europe and...
Category: World History
World History allows for a better understanding
of the complex global community that we live and participate in on a daily basis. We look at many aspects of our global community as they relate to political,
economic, historical, geographic, religious, and culture themes as they relate to the past and
present events of both the Eastern and Western Hemispheres. The goal is to gain a better understanding of the world around us and how it affects our
everyday lives here in the United States.
Covering Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East, we cover the Middle Ages and the Rise of Absolute Monarchs (470 – 1600s), The Age of Exploration and European Imperialism (1600s – 1900s), Revolutions Around the World (1900s – 1970s), Political Change and Unresolved Issues (1970s – Present)
Major figures covered in World History include Genghis Khan, Niccolo Machiavelli, Napoleone Bonaparte, Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Josef Stalin, Mahatma Gandhi, Fidel Castro, Steve Biko, and Nelson Mandela.
The scientific revolution laid the foundations for the Age of Enlightenment, which centered on reason as the primary source of authority and legitimacy, and emphasized the importance of the scientific method. By the 18th century, when the Enlightenment flourished, scientific authority began to displace religious authority, and disciplines until then...