World History
Research Skills for History
1. Interpret historical data displayed in maps, graphs, tables, charts, and geologic time scales..
2. Distinguish among dating methods that yield calendar ages (e.g., dendrochronology), numerical ages (e.g., radiocarbon), correlated ages (e.g., volcanic ash), and relative ages (e.g., geologic time).
3.Formulate questions that can be answered by historical study and research.
4. Construct graphs, tables, timelines, charts, and narratives to interpret historical data.
5. Evaluate primary and secondary sources
6. Apply the skills of historical analysis to current social, political, geographic, and economic issues facing the world.
7. Compare present events with past events
Animated History of European Mapmaking (BBC)
Animated Maps (McGraw Hill)
Digital Archives of European Architecture

Printable World Maps (About)
Timeline and Maps
Timeline Archives (Fact Monster)
World History Study Maps
Early Civilizations
1. Describe the development of early prehistoric people, their agriculture, and settlements.
2. Analyze the development and historical significance of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam.
3. Analyze the enduring Greek and Roman contributions and their impact on later civilization
4. Analyze the enduring Chinese contributions and their impact on other civilizations
A Roman House
Alexander the Great
Ancient Civilizations (Mr. Donn)
Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece Research
Ancient Greece Study Tools (Study Stack)
Ancient Greeks
Ancient History Encyclopedia
Ancient Mesopotamia
Ancient Rome (Mr. Donn)
The Ancient World
Antony and Cleopatra
Before Lucy Came Ardi (Dayton Daily News)
Caesar and Cleopatra
The Cave of Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc
Digging Around in Ancient Rome
Egypt's Golden Empire (PBS)
Ephesus Celsus Library
The First Humans
Greek Mythology
Greek Temples
The Greeks (PBS)
Hippocratic Oath
The Iliad
The Iliad
Indus Valley Civilization
Julius Caesar
Justinian Code (The Free Dictionary)
Map of Ancient Mesopotamia
The Neolithic Era (Britain Express)
Perseus Digital Library
Picture of Pantheon
Pompeii at Birmingham
Pompeii Couple (Wikipedia)
Pyramids: The Inside Story (PBS)
The Religion of Rome
Roman Empire
The Roman Empire (PBS)
The Roman Empire
The Roman Empire
Roman Emperors
The Roman Forum
The Roman Twelve Tables of Law
Rome Project
Rome Reborn
Rome: Republic to Empire
The Twelve Tables
Vanished Persian Army (MSNBC)
World in Transition
1. Contrast the fall of Rome with the development of the Byzantine and Arab Empires (e.g., religion, culture, language, governmental structure).
2. Compare feudalism in Europe and Japan and its connection with religious and cultural institutions.
3. Compare the development of empires (e.g., Roman, Han, Mali, Incan/Inkan, Ottoman) throughout the world.
4. Describe the interaction of European and Asian civilizations from the 12th to the 16th centuries
The Ancient Aztecs (Think Quest)
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
Battle of Hastings 1066
Bayeux Tapestry
Black Death (BBC)
The Black Death (EyeWitness to History)
The Black Death (History Learning Site)
Britain's Bayeux Tapestry
Byzantine Empire (Wikipedia)
Charlemagne (About)
Charlemagne the King
China Tibet
Crusades (New Advent)
Dark Legacy
Decameron Web
Design a Coat of Arms
Discover Islam
The Education of Medieval Women
The Face of Russia (PBS)
Feudal Life (Learner)
Feudalism and Medieval Life in England
Ghana (Mr. Dowling)
The Glory of Byzantium (Met Museum)
The Historic Charlemagne
History of China
History of Japan
Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think
Internet Medieval Sourcebook (Fordham)
Islam (Mr. Dowling)
Islam: Empire of Faith (PBS)
Islam's Sunni-Shiite Split
Japan Geography (Kid Port)
The Land of Genghis Khan (National Geographic)
Life in the Middle Ages
Literacy and the Church
Magna Carta
Medieval Atlas
Medieval England
Medieval England/Medieval Towns
Medieval English Towns
Meso and Latin America
Middle Ages (Learner)
Middle Ages (Wikipedia)
The Middle Ages (Education World)
The Middle Ages: Black Death
Mostly Medieval
Origins of the Shia-Sunni Split (NPR)
Prominent Sunni Cleric Gunned Down in Baghdad
Shia-Sunni Conflict
Shia-Sunni Conflict (PBS)
Sunni and Shia: Coexistence and Conflict
Time Ref
The Vikings (PBS)
The Vikings: Sea Raiders, Land Raiders (Discovery Education)
Wonders of the African World (PBS)
Renaissance and Reformation
1. Analyze the results of Renaissance thoughts and theories
2. Explain how the ideas of the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Reformation (e.g., secular authority, individualism, migration, literacy and
vernacular, the arts) affected society.
95 Theses
The 95 Theses
A Closer Look at the Mona Lisa (Louvre)
A Journey Through the Renaissance (Think Quest)
Albrecht Durer
Andrea Gabrieli Biography
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
The Counter-Reformation (New Advent)
Dietrich Buxehude
Donato Bramante
English Bible History
Exploring Leonardo (Museum of Science)
Flippo Brunelleschi
Foxe's Book of Martyrs
Gianlorenzo Bernini
Girolamo Frescobaldi
Hans Holbein (Wikipedia)
Hans Leo Hassler
Heinrich Schutz
Illuminating the Renaissance
Internet History Sourcebooks: Selected Sources: Renaissance (Fordham)
Italy During the Renaissance
Jan van Eyck (Wikipedia)
Jean-Baptiste Lully
John Calvin
John Knox
John Wycliff
Leonardo da Vinci
Life and Times of Saint Martin Luther (Reformation)
Lorenzo Ghiberti
Luther's 95 Theses
Martin Luther (PBS)
Martin Luther
Martin Luther/Table Talk
Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance (PBS)
Michelangelo Images
Northern Renaissance
The Northern Renaissance
Pictures of Calvin
Protestant Reformation (Wikipedia)
Protestant Reformation (History)
The Reformation
The Reformation
The Reformation
Reformation Picture Gallery
Renaissance (Wikipedia)
Renaissance (Learner)
Renaissance (42 Explore)
Renaissance Personalities
Renaissance WebQuest
School of Athens
Thirty Years War (Info Please)
The Trial of Martin Luther
William Byrd
William Tyndale
Writers and Poets
Encounters and Exchange
1. Describe the religious, economic, social, and political interactions among civilizations that resulted from early exploration
1492: An Ongoing Voyage
Age of Discovery (Wikipedia)
Balboa (Think Quest)
Bartolomeu Dias
Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus and Early European Exploration
The Conquistadors (PBS)
Elizabethan England
European Exploration (WebQuest)
The European Voyage of Exploration
Ferdinand Magellan
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Hernando De Soto
Jacques Cartier
James Cook
John Cabot
Louis Antoine De Bougainville
Ponce de Leon (Think Quest)
Rene-Robert Cavelier
Samuel de Champlain
The Story of Africa/Slavery (BBC)
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
The Treaty of Tordesillas (About)
Vasco da Gama (Enchanted Learning)
When Worlds Collide (PBS)
Who Goes There: European Exploration of the New World (Think Quest)
Age of Revolution
1. Contrast the development of representative, limited government in England with the development and continuation of absolute monarchies in other European nations
2. Explain how new ideas (i.e., Heliocentrism, Scientific Method, Newton’s Laws) changed the way people understood the world.
3. Explain how Enlightenment ideas influenced political thought and social change
4. Analyze the developments of the French Revolution and rule of Napoleon
5. Explain the revolutionary and independence movements in Latin America (e.g., Mexico, Haiti, South America).
6. Analyze the social, political, and economic development and impact of the Industrial Revolution
A Revolutionary War (LOC)
Age of Absolutism (Wikipedia)
Age of Enlightenment (Wikipedia)
The American Revolution (Kid Port)
The Battle of Waterloo Game (BBC)
Bill of Rights (Britannia)
Child Labour in Britain
The Communist Manifesto
Crimean War Research Society
Deductive and Inductive Arguments
The Enlightenment
Europe After Congress of
Vienna, 1815
French Absolutism
French Revolution (Wikipedia)
The French Revolution (Youtube)
Galileo Project
Galileo's Battle for the Heavens (PBS)
Great Fire of London (BBC)
The Gunpowder Plot (BBC)
The Gunpowder Plot Society
History of St. Petersburg
Imaging the French Revolution
Industrial Revolution (Wikipedia)
Industrial Revolution/Timeline
Introduction to the Scientific Method
James Clerk Maxwell
Johannes Kepler
Johannes Kepler
John Bunyan
John Keats
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution
Life and Work of Lord Byron
Life of John Milton
Lord Alfred Tennyson
Marie Antoinette (PBS)
Michael Faraday
Napoleon (PBS)
The Napoleon Series
National Constitution Center
Nicolaus Copernicus
Oliver Cromwell
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Phillip Eichman
Plimoth Plantation
The Revolutions of 1848
Robert Boyle
Robert Boyle
Scientific Revolution (Wikipedia)
Sixteenth Century
The Thirty Years War
Trial of Galileo Galilei
The Unification of Germany (WebQuest)
Versailles Palace Picture
Welcome to the Palace of Versailles
The Wesleys and Their Times
William Wordsworth
Age of Imperialism
1. Explain the rationale (e.g., need for raw materials, domination of markets, advent of national competition, spread of European culture/religion) for imperialism.
2. Trace the development of the British Empire around the world (e.g., America, Southeast Asia, South Pacific, India, Africa, the Suez).
3. Describe the division of the world into empires and spheres of influence during the 18th and 19th centuries (e.g., British, French, Dutch, Spanish, American, Belgian).
4. Analyze the effects of European and American colonialism on their colonies (e.g., artificially drawn boundaries, one-crop economies, creation of economic dependence, population relocation, cultural suppression).
5. Analyze the responses to imperialism (e.g., Boxer Rebellion, Sepoy Rebellion, Opium Wars, Zulu Wars) by people under colonial rule at the end of the 19th century.
6. Explain Japanese responses to European/American imperialism from a closed door policy to adoption of Euro-American ideas.
The Age of Imperialism
Anglo-Boer War Museum
Boers War (BBC)
Centennial of the Spanish-American War
David Livingstone (Wholesome Words)
George Muller (Wholesome Words)
James Hudson Taylor (Wholesome Words)
Kings and Queens Through Time (BBC)
New Imperialism (Wikipedia)
The New Imperialism
Queen Victoria (PBS)
The Spurgeon Archives
Thomas Edison
William Carey (Wholesome Words)
William Wilberforce
World-Wide Imperialism
World at War
1. Examine the causes of World War I
2. Analyze the impact of the changing nature of warfare in World War I
3. Explain the end of World War I and its aftermath
4. Examine the period between World War I and World War II
5. Analyze aspects of World War II
6. Examine genocide as a manifestation of extreme nationalism in the 20th century (e.g., Armenia, Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda, Kosovo and Sudan).
7. Analyze the political, economic and cultural impact of the Cold War
8. Compare independence movements of emerging nations (e.g., Africa, Asia, Middle East, Latin America).
1920-1929 World History (Info Please)
The Aerodrome
Adolf Hitler (Time)
The African Nationalism
Atomic Bomb Decision
The Battle of Jutland
Battlefield Vietnam (PBS)
The Berlin Airlift
The Berlin Airlift
Berlin War Timeline
Bosnian Serb War Fugitive Ratko Mladic Captured
The China Guide
Chronology of Russia
The Cold War Museum
The Cultural Revolution (Think Quest)
The Economic Effects of Japanese Militarism
Falkland War
First World War
Genocide Watch
Ghosts of Rwanda (PBS)
Great Depression Pictures (About)
The Great War (PBS)
The Great War: Causes
Ho Chi Minh (Time)
The Holocaust
Holocaust (About)
Holocaust: An End to Innocence
Holocaust Cybrary Remembering the Stories of the Survivors
Holocaust Education Resource Council
Holocaust History Project
Holocaust Lesson Plans and Curricula
Holocaust Related Websites
Holocaust Timeline: The Rise of the Nazi Party
Holocaust: The World Must Remember
Italian Life Under Fascism
The Jewish Museum New York
Jomo Kenyatta
The Korean War
Korean War
Life in Fascist Italy (History Learning Site)
The Maginot Line
Mao Tse-tung Biography
Mao Zedong
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Nazi Fascism and the Modern Totalitarian State
Over There
Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution
Second World War
Sliding Into the Great Depression
T. E. Lawrence Studies
Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square Protests
They Drew Fire (PBS)
Vietnam History and Educational Sites
Vietnam Online (PBS)
Vietnam War
Vietnam's Independence of Ho Chi Minh
What Did You Do in the War, Grandma?
Why We Must Remember
World War 1 (School History)
World War 1 (Wikipedia)
World War 1 Songs and American Patriotic Music
World War 1: Trenches on the Web
World War II: Documents
World War II in Europe Timeline (History Place)
World War II Timeline (Think Quest)
World War in the Twentieth Century
World War One (BBC)
World War One (BBC)
Y-12 and the Atomic Bomb
Contemporary World
1. Explain the fall of the Soviet Union and its impact on the world.
2. Explain the roots of terrorism
3. Describe the development of political and economic interdependence during the second half of the twentieth century
4. Examine environmental issues from a global perspective (e.g., pollution, population pressures, global warming, scarcity of resources).
5. Connect current events with historical events and issues using information from class discussions and various resources (e.g., newspapers, magazines, television, Internet, books, maps).
Apartheid Museum
The British Monarchy
Capture of Saddam Hussein
Freedom for Nelson Mandela
The Gulf War (PBS)
Gulf War Photographs (History)
History of the Olympics
Israel and Palestine
Margaret Thatcher
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation of Iraqi Freedom
Quick Maps
Ronald Reagan
September 11, 2001
Summer Olympics Through the Years (Info Please)

AP World History Sites
A Hotlist for World History AP
A Student's Guide to the Study of History (History Guide)
A Student's Guide: Why Write History? (History Guide)
The American Pageant AP US History Notes
American Studies
Animated Maps (McGraw Hill)
AP European History (Google Book)
AP: European History (College Board)
AP European History Homework Assignment Page (History Teacher)
AP European History Web Links & Primary Source Documents (History Teacher)
AP History
AP World History
AP World History
AP World History Wiki
Bowdoin College Writing Guide
European History A.P. Review Page (History Teacher)
European History Outlines
G. Web/AP World History
History Flashcards
History Teacher
How to Write a History Essay
Monty Armstrong's AP Website
Mr. Corso's AP World History
Mr. Greeley's AP History Notes and Presentations
Mr. Howe's Website
Mr. Hunt's AP European History
Mr. Millhouse's AP World History
Mr. Strickland's AP World History (Moodle)
Study Skills (Teacher Oz)
Understanding European History
Western Civilization (Teacher Oz)
The Western Experience (McGraw Hill)
Who Am I? (McGraw Hill)
World History Association
World History for Us All
Writing Guides
Additional World History Sites
A Guide to Teaching World History and Geography
A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization
Asia for Educators
Best History Sites
Bring Ancient History of Live! (Education World)
Grade 10 Resources
History (PBS)
History Facebook
History for Kids
History/Games (BBC)
History Games and Animation (Best History Sites)
History Learning Sites
History Quiz Games
History Teacher
History Topics (History)
Macro History: World History
Military History Resources
Notes for World History
The Open Door
Social Studies Resources
The Rise and Decline of Islamic Civilization
Topic Guide
Through My Eyes
Western Civilization (Teacher Oz)
World History
World History (Proteacher)
World History Association
World History for Us All
World History Lesson Plans (Discovery Education)
World History Lesson Plans (Teach-nology)
World History Lesson Plans (Mr. Donn)
World History Matters
World History Resources
World History Study Stack
World Studies One
Livebinder Collections

Mrs. Walton's Blog
Mrs. Prather's World History Page
Mr. Hunt's AP European History
History Teacher