Western Civilization Since 1648 (EGA)

Material Type

Open Course

Publication Date

Spring 2019

Course Title

Western Civilization Since 1648 (World History II)

Course Number

HIST 1112


This open course for Western Civilization Since 1648 was created under a Round Eleven ALG Textbook Transformation Grant:


Included are readings, lecture slides, learning objectives, audiovisual resource links, and vocabulary terms by lesson. Lessons include:

  • The Age of Enlightenment, Reason, and Scientific Revolution
  • Changes in Political Thought: Imperialism, Colonialism, Nationalism, and Revolution
  • Cultural Life, 1700-1900: Arts, Music, Literature, and Religion
  • The World Outside the West
  • Industrialization and Lived Experiences
  • The World in Two Wars
  • Post-Colonial World Culture and Globalization

All PowerPoint files are available as additional files for preservation within the repository.

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LESSON~1.PPT (6842 kB)
L1: Age of Enlightenment

Lesson 2 Changes in Political Thought.pptx (17514 kB)
L2: Changes in Political Thought

Lesson 3 Content Cultural Life 1700-1900.pptx (72827 kB)
L3: Cultural Life

Lesson 4 The World Outside the West.pptx (136416 kB)
L4: World Outside the West

Lesson 5 Industrialization.pptx (46845 kB)
L5: Industrialization

Lesson 6 World War.pptx (121826 kB)
L6: Two World Wars

Lesson 7 The Post-Colonial World.pptx (135072 kB)
L7 Post-Colonial World Culture