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Dublin High Social Science: World War II


Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1 year

Prerequisite:                                     none

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective requirement

College Prep:                                   Fulfills CSU/UC elective requirement (pending)

With over 60 nations involved, and resulting in the deaths of more than 60 million people, no other war in the history of the world can be considered to be as catastrophic as World War II. This course will provide a chronological, in-depth look at how this war begins and progresses, and students will observe how simultaneous events occurring on all fronts make this war a truly global conflict. Through primary source analysis, critical writing, and study of military tactics, students will gain a deeper understanding of this cataclysmic event and respect for a generation of young men and women around the world that preserved freedom and changed the world forever.

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