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European History Part 1 I AP I Full Year Curriculum

Brandy Dahlen with BE Education
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(536)
In this 15 week semester course, students will study the first part of European history starting from 1450.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Follows College Board Advanced Placement Curriculum
Aligned with Advanced Placement (AP) Standards
30 lessons//15 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
What is history?
Lesson 2
Italian Renaissance
 Week 2
Lesson 3
Northern Renaissance
Lesson 4
Reformation-Luther and later reformers
 Week 3
Lesson 5
Lesson 6
Catholic Reformation
 Week 4
Lesson 7
Religious Wars-France and Spain
Lesson 8
Religious Wars-30 Years War
 Week 5
Lesson 9
Constitutionalism-English Civil War
Lesson 10
Absolutism-Louis XIV
 Week 6
Lesson 11
Eastern Europe-Hapsburgs, Hohenzollerns, Russia
Lesson 12
Scientific Revolution
 Week 7
Lesson 13
18th century life and society-village life and witch hunts
Lesson 14
Agricultural Revolution
 Week 8
Lesson 15
Test 1
Lesson 16
 Week 9
Lesson 17
Lesson 18
Enlightened Despots-Frederick and Catherine
 Week 10
Lesson 19
Mercantilism and colonies--early Imperialism
Lesson 20
Maritime Powers-Age of Walpole, Spain, Netherlands, France
 Week 11
Lesson 21
Territorial conflict within Europe-7 Years' War
Lesson 22
French Revolution-early stages
 Week 12
Lesson 23
French Revolution-radical phase
Lesson 24
 Week 13
Lesson 25
Early Industrial Revolution
Lesson 26
Economic theories of the 19th century
 Week 14
Lesson 27
Lesson 28
Concert of Europe and Conservatism
 Week 15
Lesson 29
Rise of Liberalism and Nationalism
Lesson 30
Test 2/Revolutions of 1848
Students will learn the major themes of European history, while also learning how to approach and manage primary documents
I have a master's degree in history from the University of Cambridge and 17 years experience teaching history.  I am an approved AP European history teacher and grader.  
Homework Offered
Students will complete reading and writing assignments for each class, as well as occasional presentations.
Assessments Offered
Grades are provided as letter grades based on participation, written work, and tests.
Grades Offered
Western Civilization by Spielvogel
European history often contains moments of violence or discrimination.  These moments will not be glorified in this class, but will be mentioned when appropriate for the high school level.  Parental guidance is always suggested throughout this class, especially for sensitive students.
Western Civilization by Spielvogel
We will also read primary source material from Plato, Burckhardt, de Pisan, Della Mirandola, Pope
Julius II, Castiglione, Machiavelli, Cellini, Luther, Zwingli, Calvin, Council of Trent, Loyola,
Charles V, Beza, Henry IV, Edict of Nantes, Elizabeth I, Bousset, Bodin, James I, Milton,
Louis XIV, Laws of Peter the Great, Weber, Copernicus, Descartes, Galileo, Newton.
Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Voltaire, Paine, Smith, Wollstonecraft, Spinoza, Kant, Diderot,
Montesquieu, Herder, Hegel, Beccaria, Goethe, Fichte, Maria Theresa, Joseph II, National
Assembly, Robespierre, Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, de Gouges, Napoleon,
de Stael.
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(536)
Hi everyone!  I am Brandy, and I lead BE Education.  I have a master's degree in history from the University of Cambridge in the UK, and I love teaching history, literature, research, and writing!  I have been teaching history, writing, research,... 
Group Class


for 30 classes
2x per week, 15 weeks
45 min

Completed by 2 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 12-17
3-6 learners per class

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