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  • TOPIC 1 Origins of Civilization (Prehistory–300 B.C.) 2
    • NBC LEARN myStory Video: Uncovering the Past
    • 1.1 Learning About Our Past 4
      • Interactive Flipped Video: Investigating Historical Evidence
      • Interactive Gallery: Piecing the Past Together
      • Interactive Map: Migrations of Homo Sapiens
    • 1.2 The Neolithic Revolution 9
      • Interactive Flipped Video: Domestication Leads to Village Life
      • Interactive Gallery: Neolithic Cave Art
      • Interactive Gallery: Otzi—the Neolithic Ice Man
    • 1.3 Civilization Begins 14
      • Interactive Flipped Video: What Defines Civilization?
      • Interactive Map: River Valley Civilizations
      • Interactive Chart: The Rise of River Valley Civilizations
    • TOPIC 1 Assessment 20

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World History Topic 1 Origins of Civilization (Prehistory–300 B.C.) Topic 2 The Ancient Middle East and Egypt (3200 B.C.–500 B.C.) Topic 3 Ancient India and China (2600 B.C.–A.D. 550) Topic 4 The Americas (Prehistory–A.D. 1570) Topic 5 Ancient Greece (1750 B.C.–133 B.C.) Topic 6 Ancient Rome and the Origins of Christianity (509 B.C.-A.D. 476) Topic 7 Medieval Christian Europe (330–1450) Topic 8 The Muslim World and Africa (730 B.C.-A.D. 1500) Topic 9 Civilizations of Asia (500–1650) Topic 10 The Renaissance and Reformation (1300–1650) Topic 11 New Global Connections (1415–1796) Topic 12 Absolutism and Revolution Topic 13 The Industrial Revolution Topic 14 Nationalism and the Spread of Democracy (1790–1914) Topic 15 The Age of Imperialism (1800–1914) Topic 16 World War I and the Russian Revolution (1914–1924) Topic 17 The World Between the Wars (1910–1939) Topic 18 World War II (1930–1945) Topic 19 The Cold War Era (1945–1991) Topic 20 New Nations Emerge (1945–Present) Topic 21 The World Today (1980-Present) United States Constitution Primary Sources 21st Century Skills Atlas Glossary Index Acknowledgments