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World History covers the events and trends that shaped the history and development of the world as a whole. It encompasses Ancient History as well as modern events that played out on a worldwide stage such as World Wars I and II. Find resources here for World History, or drill down into the subtopics to find resources for specific regions or eras in history.

We have 23 resources for learning World History including educational Online Classes, Toys & Products, Websites, Books, and Kindle & Other eBooks, from providers such as Pearson Education, eTAP, Intellego, and Khan Academy. Find 30 more resources in subtopics including World War II, World War I, Ancient History, Middle Ages / Medieval Period, and Conquest & Colonization.


$15

3-5 World History Volume IV: After the Middle Ages


3rd - 5th | Printable, Product

3-5 Core Curriculum – World History Vol. IV: After the Middle Ages This is Volume 4 of the Grades 3-5 World History series. In this fun and interactive unit study, designed to meet and exceed state...

$19

6-8 History: Revolutions


6th - 8th | Printable, Product

6-8 Core Curriculum – History: Revolutions Take your children on a fascinating trip back in time to explore the European Scientific Revolution, the European Enlightenment, the American Revolution,...

$146

AGS Globe World History


5th - 8th | Windows

A comprehensive, standards-based world history program, this program covers the beginning of human society to contemporary times. With an easy-to-follow format, students are encouraged to read and...

Free

Ancient and Medieval history


7th - College | Online class

Rosetta Stone, 196 B.C.E., granite, 114.4 cm x 72.3 × 27.9 cm or 45 × 28.5 × 11 inches, Ptolemaic Period (British Museum, London). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Stev…

Free

Big History: Connecting Knowledge


High School - College | Online class

We currently face unprecedented challenges on a global scale. These problems do not neatly fall into disciplines. They are complicated, complex, and connected. Join us on this epic journey of 13.8...

Free

Crash Course: World History


7th - College | Online class, Online video/YouTube

John Green teaches you the history of the world in 42 episodes of Crash Course. Learn, study and understand all the important civilizations, empires, wars, and revolutions the world has seen so far.

$10

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies


High School - College | ebook/Kindle, Book

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Guns, Germs, and Steel is a brilliant work answering the question of why the peoples of certain continents succeeded in invading other continents and conquering or...

$183

Harcourt Horizons Package with Parent Guide CD Grade 6


6th | Product

Harcourt Horizons curriculum guides students through social studies while integrating chart and graph skills, map & globe reading exercises, citizenship lessons, basic reading skills, primary...

$855

High School World History Collection


9th - High School | ebook/Kindle, Online resource

Featuring full-color photographs, maps, and other images and up-to-date information, these titles support a wide range of high school world history courses. Beginning with expert coverage of...

Free

HIST103: World History in the Early Modern and Modern Eras (1600-Present)


College | Online class

By the early 17th century, European merchants had established maritime trade networks across the Atlantic Ocean and eastward to India and China. These networks allowed them to acquire furs, tea,...

Free

HIST362: Modern Revolutions


College | Online class

In the 1970s, the Chinese Communist leader Zhou Enlai was asked to assess the outcomes of the French Revolution of 1789. He supposedly answered: "It is too soon to say.” Though this story has a...

$32

History: From the Dawn of Civilization to the Present Day

7th - College | Book

History tells the story of mankind from prehistory to the present day using a unique visual approach, filled with timelines, images of artifacts, photography, graphics, and more. Now in its third...

$32

History of Our World


7th - 8th | Product

From the Acropolis to Zimbabwe, it’s an exciting year of world history for your middle-grades students! Open students’ eyes to the world and their place in it—and how history has shaped their...

$62

myWorld History


7th - 8th | Product

Once your child has completed his or her primary education, you’ll have to seek curriculum for homeschool that covers History in greater detail. Your child is ready to face a bigger challenge when...

$360 yearly

Social Studies Curriculum Grade 6


6th | Online resource

Social Studies Early Man Unit Preview, Hunter-Gatherers, Early Cultures , Summary The First Civilizations Unit Preview, River Valley Civilizations, Ancient Egypt , Mesopotamian Empires, Early...

$360 yearly

Social Studies Curriculum Grade 7


7th | Online resource

Social Studies The Rise and Fall of Rome Unit Preview, The Roman Republic , The Roman Empire, Roman Decline, Summary Islamic Civilization Unit Preview, The Spread of Islam, Muslim Life and Culture,...

Free

The Modern Revolution and The Future


4th - College | Online class

After the rise of agriculture, powerful civilizations such as the Persians, Romans, and Mongols exploited and developed long-distance trade routes to expand their regional influence. New...

Free

The Modern World, Part One: Global History from 1760 to 1910


College | Online class

About this Course This is a survey of modern history from a global perspective. Part One begins with the political and economic revolutions of the late 1700s and tracks the transformation of the...

Free

World history


7th - College | Online class

Called the Great War (before World War II came about), World War I was the bloody wake-up call that humanity was entering into a new stage of civilization. Really the defining conflict that took...

$150
Paid add-ons

World History


High School | Book, Online class

To truly understand developments in today’s interdependent world, we need to know their historic roots. World history provides a survey of political, social, economic and cultural trends from the...

$360 yearly

World History Curriculum


9th - High School | Online resource

Social Studies Origins of Western Thinking Unit Preview, Western Law and its Influences, Thinkers of the Enlightenment The Quest for Liberty Unit Preview, Formulating a Plan for Liberty, The Spread...

$150
Paid add-ons

World History (online)


High School | Online class

This online World History course contains lessons addressing historical periods from Prehistory to Colonization as well as historical periods from the Scientific Revolution through Globalization in...

$117

World History: Patterns of Interaction Homeschool Package


9th - High School | Online resource, Product

Buy grade 9-12 World History: Patterns of Interaction Homeschool Package, ISBN: 9780544145894 online. Shop directly from HMH now! Our Social Studies homeschool programs for grades 6-12 help...

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