Course Title: World History Since the Fifteenth Century, Grade 12, University Preparation
Course Code: CHY4U
Grade: 12
Course Type: University Preparation
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities
Department: Canadian and World Studies

Course Description

This course traces major developments and events in world history since approximately 1450. Students will explore social, economic, and political changes, the historical roots of contemporary issues, and the role of conflict and cooperation in global interrelationships. They will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as they investigate key issues and ideas and assess societal progress or decline in world history.

Course Outline
  • CHY4U Unit 1 Overview
  • Accessibility to CHY4U Unit 1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Societies Around The World (Part 1) (A1.1, B1.1)
  • U1L2 Societies Around The World (Part 2) (A1.1, B1.1)
  • U1L3 Development in Science and Technology (A1.2, B1.2)
  • U1L4 Similarities and Differences in Economic Systems of Societies (A1.3, B1.3)
  • U1L5 Political Systems and Structures in Various Societies (Part 1) (A1.4, B1.4)
  • U1L6 Political Systems and Structures in Various Societies (Part 2) (A1.4, B1.4)
  • U1L7 Increasing Contact Between Societies (B2.1)
  • U1L8 Interactions Between Communities (Part 1) (B2.2)
  • U1L9 Interactions Between Communities (Part 2) (B2.2)
  • U1L10 Causes and Consequences of Conflicts in Various Regions (Part 1) (B2.3)
  • U1L11 Causes and Consequences of Conflicts in Various Regions (Part 2) (B2.3)
  • U1L12 Development of Warfare (Part 1) (B2.4)
  • U1L13 Development of Warfare (Part 2)(B2.4)
  • U1L14 Impact of Cooperation (Part 1)(B2.5)
  • U1L15 Impact of Cooperation (Part 2)(B2.5)
  • U1L16 Impact of Religion on Communities (Part 1) (B2.6)
  • U1L17 Impact of Religion on Communities (Part 2) (B2.6)
  • U1L18 Ideas of Various Societies (Part 1) (B3.1)
  • U1L19 Ideas of Various Societies (Part 2) (B3.1)
  • U1L20 Rights and Responsibilities (Part 1) (B3.2)
  • U1L21 Rights and Responsibilities (Part 2) (B3.2)
  • U1L22 Artistic Achievement Around the World (B3.3)
  • U1L23 Significant Individuals and their Contributions (Part 1) (B3.4)
  • U1L24 Significant Individuals and their Contributions (Part 2) (B3.4)
  • Finish and Hand in CHY4U Unit 1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • CHY4U Unit 2 Overview
  • Accessibility to CHY4U Unit 2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Societies Around The World (Part 1) (A1.5, C1.1)
  • U2L2 Societies Around The World (Part 2) (A1.5, C1.1)
  • U2L3 Development in Science and Technology (Part 1)(A1.6, C1.2)
  • U2L4 Development in Science and Technology (Part 2) (A1.6, C1.2)
  • U2L5 Similarities and Differences in Economic Systems of Societies (Part 1) (A1.7, C1.3)
  • U2L6 Similarities and Differences in Economic Systems of Societies (Part 2) (A1.7, C1.3)
  • U2L7 Political Systems and Structures in Various Societies (Part 1) (C1.4)
  • U2L8 Political Systems and Structures in Various Societies (Part 2) (C1.4)
  • U2L9 Wars and Revolutions Around The World (Part 1)(C2.1)
  • U2L10 Wars and Revolutions Around The World (Part 2)(C2.1)
  • U2L11 Interrelationships Between Groups (Part 1)(C2.2)
  • U2L12 Interrelationships Between Groups (Part 2)(C2.2)
  • U2L13 Slave Trade (Part 1) (C2.3)
  • U2L14 Slave Trade (Part 2) (C2.3)
  • U2L15 Economic and Cultural Exchanges (Part 1) (C2.4)
  • U2L16 Economic and Cultural Exchanges (Part 2) (C2.4)
  • U2L17 Exploration and Colonization (Part 1) (C2.5)
  • U2L18 Exploration and Colonization (Part 2) (C2.5)
  • U2L19 Ideas on Identity (Part 1) (C3.1)
  • U2L20 Ideas on Identity (Part 2) (C3.1)
  • U2L21 Religion in Societies (Part 1) (C3.2)
  • U2L22 Religion in Societies (Part 2) (C3.2)
  • U2L23 Artistic Achievement around the world (C3.3)
  • U2L24 Key Political Figures around the world (C3.4)
  • Finish and Hand in CHY4U Unit 2 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • CHY4U Unit 2 Online Test
  • Finish and Hand in CHY4U Unit 3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • Accessibility to CHY4U Unit 3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Societies Around The World (Part 1) (A1.8, D1.1)
  • U3L2 Societies Around The World (Part 2) (A1.8, D1.1)
  • U3L3 Development in Science and Technology (A1.9, D1.2)
  • U3L4 Economic Events and Developments (A1.10, D1.3)
  • U3L5 Political Systems and Structures in Various Societies (D1.4)
  • U3L6 Significant Revolutions and Rebellions (Part 1) (D2.1)
  • U3L7 Significant Revolutions and Rebellions (Part 2) (D2.1)
  • U3L8 Impact of War (Part 1) (D2.2)
  • U3L9 Impact of War (Part 2) (D2.2)
  • U3L10 Reform Movements (Part 1) (D2.3)
  • U3L11 Reform Movements (Part 2) (D2.3)
  • U3L12 Issues with Religion (Part 1) (D2.4)
  • U3L13 Issues with Religion (Part 2) (D2.4)
  • U3L14 Gender Roles and Relations (Part 1) (D2.5)
  • U3L15 Gender Roles and Relations (Part 2) (D2.5)
  • U3L16 Ideas of Various Societies (Part 1) (D3.1)
  • U3L17 Ideas of Various Societies (Part 2) (D3.1)
  • U3L18 Nationalism (D3.2)
  • U3L19 Trends in Global Immigration (Part 1) (D3.3)
  • U3L20 Trends in Global Immigration (Part 2) (D3.3)
  • U3L21 Artistic Expression in Different Countries (Part 1) (D3.4)
  • U3L22 Artistic Expression in Different Countries (Part 2) (D3.4)
  • U3L23 Role of Key Political Figures (Part 1) (D3.5)
  • U3L24 Role of Key Political Figures (Part 2) (D3.5)
  • Finish and Hand in CHY4U Unit 3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • CHY4U Unit 4 Overview
  • Accessibility to CHY4U Unit 4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Societies Around The World (Part 1) (A2.1, E1.1)
  • U4L2 Societies Around The World (Part 2) (A2.1, E1.1)
  • U4L3 Development in Science and Technology (Part 1) (A2.2, E1.2)
  • U4L4 Development in Science and Technology (Part 2) (A2.2, E1.2)
  • U4L5 Economic Systems in Various regions (Part 1) (A2.3, E1.3)
  • U4L6 Economic Systems in Various regions (Part 2) (A2.3, E1.3)
  • U4L7 Forms of Governments (Part 1) (A2.4, E1.4)
  • U4L8 Forms of Governments (Part 2) (A2.4, E1.4)
  • U4L9 Major Global and Regional Conflicts (Part 1) (E2.1)
  • U4L10 Major Global and Regional Conflicts (Part 2) (E2.1)
  • U4L11 Warfare Development (Part 1) (E2.2)
  • U4L12 Warfare Development (Part 2) (E2.2)
  • U4L13 Conflicts Caused By Significant Individuals (Part 1) (E2.3)
  • U4L14 Conflicts Caused By Significant Individuals (Part 2) (E2.3)
  • U4L15 Interactions Between Diverse Groups (Part 1) (E2.4)
  • U4L16 Interactions Between Diverse Groups (Part 2) (E2.4)
  • U4L17 Colonization, Decolonization and Globalization (Part 1) (E2.5)
  • U4L18 Colonization, Decolonization and Globalization (Part 2) (E2.5)
  • U4L19 Change and Continuity (E3.1)
  • U4L20 Evolution of Human Rights (Part 1) (E3.2)
  • U4L21 Evolution of Human Rights (Part 2) (E3.2)
  • U4L22 Roles and Status of Women (E3.3)
  • U4L23 Cultural Trends (Part 1) (E3.4)
  • U4L24 Cultural Trends (Part 2) (E3.4)
  • Finish and Hand in CHY4U Unit 4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • CHY4U Unit 4 Online Test
  • CHY4U Final Project
  • CHY4U Final Exam
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