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World History Titles


The United States in Afghanistan

Students use primary source documents, readings, and new media sources as they consider the future of U.S. policy in Afghanistan.


Brazil: A History of Change

Students examine the surprising and often overlooked history of how Brazil became a unique, dynamic country with an important history, diverse culture, and its own path of development.


Colonization and Independence in Africa

Students explore Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and consider the changes colonialism imposed on African governments, economies, and societies.


History, Revolution, and Reform: New Directions for Cuba

Readings, and simulations, and primary sources help students step into the shoes of ordinary Cubans to consider Cuba's future.

French Revolution

The French Revolution

Using readings, primary sources, role-plays, and simulations, students consider the issues facing France at a time of social and political upheaval.

Haitian Revolution

The Haitian Revolution

Readings, primary sources, maps, simulations, and a digital timeline enable students to explore the history of Haiti and consider the legacies of the revolution.


Indian Independence and the Question of Partition

Students examine the era of British trade and rule in India, the rise of anti-colonial movements, the political negotiations that led to the creation of India and Pakistan.

Iranian Revolution

Iran Through the Looking Glass: History, Reform, and Revolution

Using readings and primary sources, students trace the history of Iran, explore the 1979 revolution, and consider the legacy today.


A Global Controversy: The U.S. Invasion of Iraq

Students recreate the debate surrounding the decision to go to war, assess the war's impact in the United States, Iraq, and beyond.


Between Two Worlds: Mexico at the Crossroads

Readings, maps, artwork, documents, and simulations enable students to see the world through Mexican eyes and to contemplate current Mexican policy choices.


Nigeria: History, Identity, and Change

Students explore Nigeria's history—from the precolonial to the present—and think about what the country's future might look like.

Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution

Using readings, speeches, political reports, art, music, statistics, maps, and simulations, students explore events leading up to the Bolsheviks' assumption of power.

South Africa

Freedom in Our Lifetime: South Africa's Struggle

Using primary sources, and simulations, students consider the issues faced by opponents of apartheid and recreate the debate among South Africans in 1961.


Empire, Republic, Democracy: Turkey's Past and Future

Students use primary source documents, readings, and new media sources as they consider the questions and challenges facing people in Turkey today.


Weimar Germany and the Rise of Hitler

Using political posters, songs, art and literature as well as laws and speeches, students recreate the moment of the Reichstag elections in July 1932 and consider its legacy.