10th Grade Western Civilization I

Primary Text:

Western Civilization by Jackson Spielvogel

Supplementary Reading:

The Prince Outside


4+ hours per week

This course will be a detailed study of European history and culture from the emergence of civilizations to 1715 AD. The emphasis will be on how history is moved by ideas. In addition to learning historical fact, the class will study how the same ideas that form history have impacted politics, art, music, lifestyle, religion, and philosophy. Although not included in the text, discussion on Christian Worldview will be integrated. There will be outside reading and some writing assignments.