Global 9 syllabus and outline
Global 9 Text: Patterns of Interaction McDougal Littel
Course Description: This course is designed to give you an in depth and investigative look at the events, people, and beliefs that helped shape ancient world civilizations.
You will also:
• Analyze the causes and effects of geography and trade on the patterns of people.
• Recognize the characteristics and cultural contributions of ancient civilizations.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the principle teachings and historical developments of major belief systems and world religions.
• Identify the patterns of interactions between major world civilizations.
• Understand the concept of change and continuity over time.
• The peopling of the world and early river valley civilizations (3500 B.C-450 B.C)
• The first age of empires (1570 B.C-200 B.C.)
• Classical Greece (2000 B.C-300 B.C.)
• Ancient Rome (500 B.C.-AD. 500)
• The first empires of China and India (500 B.C.-AD. 550)
• African civilizations (1500 B.C.-AD. 500)
• Mesoamerica; early civilizations (40,000 B.C.-AD. 700)
• The Muslim world, origins and spread of (600-1250)
• The Byzantine and Turkish empires (500-1500)
• East Asian empires (600-1350)
• The European Middle Ages (500-1200)
• Societies and empires of Africa (800-1500)
• People and empires of the Americas (900-1500)
• European Renaissance – the Age of Exploration (1300-1500)