World Studies

This is an introductory civics course that examines the United States legal system, citizens' civil liberties, and many aspects of applied law including torts, consumer and housing law, and criminal and juvenile justice. This course will also provide a review of ancient European and MIddle Eastern cultures. It continues with an examination of Reformation and Renaissance of Europe and surveys the English and French Revolutions. It investigates the social consequences of the Industrial Revolution, as well as the impact this era had on the political end economic systems of the day.