History 20

Course Description

Learners will examine major events of the late 19th and 20th century and seek to understand how they have impacted the world we live in today. They will turn a critical eye to the social, economic, and political effects of World War I, the Roaring Twenties and Dirty Thirties, World War II, and the Cold War.

Learners will be expected to demonstrate effective critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills in this course.

Units of Study

  • Death of the Old Order
  • The Rise of Totalitarian States
  • National Sovereignty and Collective Security
  • Global Issues

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC


Obtained by Student


Suggested Career Pathways

  • Historian
  • Politician
  • Archivist
  • Librarian
  • Tour Guide


None - History 10 recommended

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous


Grade 11

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