In 50 episodes, John Green will teach you about European History to give you an overview of Europe’s history and connection with the world from 1450 to the present. This course is based on the AP European History Course Description and college-level Introduction to Western Civilization curriculum. By the end of the course, you will be able to:
*Examine European events from 1450 to the present from multiple perspectives
*Explain the relative historical significance of specific historical developments in relation to a larger pattern of continuity and/or change.
*Apply historical thinking skills to topics like the Renaissance, Reformation, Exploration, Scientific and Philosophical Developments, Political Revolutions, War and Ideology.
*Analyze how changes in beliefs about the nature of the state and people’s relationship to it led to revolution and reform in Eastern and Western Europe.
*Develop arguments about the following themes in European History:
- Interaction of Europe and the World
- Commercial Developments
- Cultural and Intellectual Developments
- States and Other Institutions of Power
- Social Organization and Development
- National and European Identity
- Technological and Scientific Innovation