Global History, Grade 8
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Global History, Grade 8

In Eighth Grade, our central theme is globalization. Our key focus within globalization is how trade and technology have made the world into a more connected interdependent place but has also led to worldwide conflicts and economic problems. We do this through a series of aligned historical events which are outlined in the following units of study: 

  • The Industrial Revolution 

  • The Age of Imperialism 

  • World War I 

  • The Worldwide Great Depression 

  • The Rise of Totalitarianism in Europe and Asia 

  • World War II 

  • The Holocaust and the Nuremberg Trials 

Posted by Steven Russell at 10:57