1 Introduction

Week 1


Welcome to online HIS 102 – Introduction to Western Civilization II! The objective of this course is to cover history from the Wars of Religion through the current day. Along the way we’ll go through the reformation; the counter-reformation; global exchange, conflict and empire and both the scientific and industrial revolutions of the 1600-1700s; witch trials; evolution; new imperialism; WWI & II; the cold war; and the impacts of living in a global society.

Your instructor will do everything that they can to ensure that your time in this class will be a positive learning experience for all of us. If you ever have questions or need coaching, please feel free to email them. Together, we trust that we will have an exciting, stimulating and rewarding class adventure.


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