PowerPoint Presentations for World History

Let's teach with images: "One image is worth one thousand words"

Each section will take you to a page where you can find several powerpoint presentations related to that unit. Click on the picture or the text. Sometimes you have to download the PPP to your computer to be able to see it / use it. Most of the PPPs come from http://www.pppst.com/socialstudies.html  and from Ms. Susan Pojer (Horace Greeley H.S. NY) http://www.pptpalooza.net/ . Thanks to them for sharing!!

1-Also check http://www.historyteacher.net/EuroCiv/EuroCiv-MainTopicsWeblinksPage.htm  and  http://www.historyteacher.net/APEuroCourse/EHAPTOpics_WebLinksPage.htm
2-Mr. Neal Virtual Classroom:
http://www.virtualclassroom.net/main.htm (All Units)
3-Professor Eric Reed at Western Kentucky University: http://www.wku.edu/~eric.reed/WCiv/Images_WCiv/ (Absolutism to Today)


From Middle School
(Click on the Picture, Diamond or Text)


1.Prehistory

2.The Origins of Humans

Egypt


1.Mesopotamia
 2.Mesopotamia2
3.
The Hittites & the Iron Age
4.The Ancient Hebrews
5.Persia

6.
The Persian Empire


Ancient
1.India
2. Early India: The Vedic Age
3.Buddhism
4.Maurya-Gupta Empires
5.
Ancient China
6.Confucianism,Legalism,Taoism
7.Shintoism
 


1.Greece

2.Archaic Greece
3.
Ancient Greece
4.Mythology
5.
Alexander the Great & Hellenistic Greece


1.Rome

2.The Etruscans
3.
The Rise of Christianity
4.Roman Art & Engineering

 

First Semester
(Click on the Picture or text)


1.World Geography
2.
Geography of Europe
3.Geography of Africa
4.
Geography of the Middle East
5.
Geography of South Asia
6.
Geography of China
7.
Geography of Japan
8.
Geography of Latin America

1. Byzantium
2.
Byzantine Empire (Online History)
3.
Byzantine Empire
4.
Early Medieval Europe
5.
The Frankish Kingdoms
6.
Charlemagne & Feudalism
7.
The Vikings
8.
Vikings
9. Sassanian Empire
10. Seljuk Turks
12.
The Early Ottoman Empire

1. Islam
2.
Islam2
3.
Umayyad Caliphate
4.
Umayyad Dynasty
5.
Abbasid Caliphate
6.
The Abbasids
7.The Early Ottoman Empire


1. China
2.
Imperialist China: Qin to Ming
3.
Tang & Song
4.
The Tang & Song Dynasties
3.
The Seljuk Turks
4.
Turks & Mongols
5.
The Mongol Empire
6.
The Mongols
7. Japan
8.
Feudal Japan

1.Middle Ages in Europe
2.
European Crusaders vs. the Muslim World
3.
The 100 Years' War
4.
The Black Plague
5.
Crises in the Late Medieval Church
6.
Medieval Art & Architecture
7.
Early Russian History

1.Africa
2.
Traditional African Society
3.
Africa's Artistic Tradition
4.
Early African History
5.
African Slavery
6.
Mali Empire
7.
West African Empires
8.
African Kingdoms
9.
Ibn Battuta
10.
Trade Routes
11.
Indian Ocean Trade


Ancient Latin America
1.Pre-Columbian Civilizations
2.
Mayas
3.
Aztecs
4.Incas

 


1.Renaissance
2.The Spread of the Renaissance
3.
Italian Renaissance Art & Architecture
4.The Art of the Northern Renaissance
5.Reformation
6.The Protestant Reformation Through Maps
7.The Wars of Religion

1.Exploration, Discovery & Conquest
2.Early European Exploration & Conquest
3.Prince Henry the Navigator
4.Colonization of the Americas
5. Discovery & Settlement


Asia in Transition
1. Ming Dynasty
2.
Ming Dynasty (2)
3.
Qing Dynasty
4.
Taiping Rebellion
5.
Tokugawa Japan
6.
Unification of Japan
7.
Europeans in Asia


Muslim Empires
(Ottoman, Safavid, Mughal)
1. New Asian Empires
2.
Ottoman Empire
3.
Ottoman Empire (2)
4.
Safavid Empire
5.
Safavid Empire (2)
6.
Mughal Empire
7.
Mughal Empire (2)


1.Absolutism / Age of Kings
2.
The Baroque Age
3.
The Early Monarchies
4.
The Tudors
5.
Philip II's Escorial
6.
The Dutch Golden Age
7.
Versailles
8.
Absolutism in Central Europe
9.
English Constitutional Monarchy
10.
Rococo Art
11.
Absolutism in Russia

Second Semester Units
(Click on the Picture or text)


Empires & Colonies
in the Americas
1. Spanish, Portuguese, French,...
2.
Spanish Rule in America & Revolution

3.
New Spain 1500-1600
4.
France in North America
5.
The 13 Colonies of North America
6.
Slavery
7. French vs. British in North America


1.Industrial Revolution
2.
The Revolution Begins
3.
Proto-Industrialization
4.
Industrial Revolution

1.The Enlightenment / Age of Reason
2.The Enlightenment
3.
What was the Enlightenment?
4.
Neo-Classicism

 


1.
Age of Revolutions
2.The Road to the American Revolution
3.
The American Revolution
4.
The coming of the French Revolution
5.French Revolution I:  The Bourgeois
6.French Revolution II:  The Radical
7.
The Thermidorean Reaction
8.
The Age of Napoleon
9.
The Congress of Vienna
10.
Revolutions of the 1820s & 1830s
11.European Liberalism
12.
Romanticism
13.Revolutions in Latin America
14.
The Revolutions of 1848

 


18th. & 19th. Centuries


Unsolved Mysteries

Age of "Isms"
(Nationalism, Capitalism,  Communism,  Impressionism, Expressionism, Realism)
1.
From Mercantilism to Adam Smith:  The Evolution of the Modern Capitalist System
2.
What is Communism
3.European Nationalism
4.
Unification of Germany
5.
Italy & Germany
6.
Impressionism
7.
Post-impressionism
8. Van Gogh
9.
Expressionism
10.
The Age of Realism
11.
The Period of Realism


1.Imperialism
2.
European Colonization of Africa
3.
The British in India
4.Britain & France During La Belle Époque
5.
Characteristics of La Belle Époque
6.Old & New European Imperialism
7.
Chinese Revolution
8.
China 1911-1949


1.World War I
2.
The Sick Man of Europe
3.
The Road to World War I
4.
World War I
5.
Territorial Changes as a Result of WW I

 


1.Russian Revolution
2.
The 1905 Russian Revolution
3.The Russian Revolution
4.The Russian Civil War
5.Communism 
6.Russian History

7.
Socialist Realism
8.
Stalinist Revolution


1.1920s Europe
2.Early 20c European Modern Art
3. Surealism
4.
Italian Fascism
5.Inter-War Poland, Hungary & Romania
6.
Spanish Civil War
7.
Spanish Civil War2
8.
Weimar Republic
9.
The Roaring '20s
10.
The Crash & The New Deal
11.
Famous People of the 1920s


1.World War II
2.World War II2
3.Nationalism & Totalitarianism 
4.
The Holocaust
5.Everyday Life in the Warsaw Ghetto
6.
Hitler & the Nuremberg Laws
7.
Imperialist Japan


1.Cold War
2.Overview of the Cold War
3.
Post WW II De-Colonization in Africa
4.
The Roots of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
5.
Arab-Israeli Wars:  1956-Present
6.
India Since Independence
7.
The Road to Communism in China
8.
History of Modern Cuba


Terrorism

 
Current Events

 

 



Wars in History

 
World Holidays


World Religions

 


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