This is a one year course designed to give students a better understanding of World History and how it affects our daily lives. Students will be introduced to a broad background of governments, cultures and the roots of what has shaped our society. Emphasis will be put on critical thinking skills, writing of essays, and writing under pressure during tests. Also, students will be introduced many instructional methods including cooperative learning, experiential learning and learning through inquiry among others. Students will be encouraged to use their creative skills in order to best present their work.