Welcome to the Heritage Woods History 12 (Block 5) Wiki for the Spring 2012 term.

History 12 is divided into 5 main content units and 1 unit involving the study of History itself and much of what it entails. There are also thematically organised pages within the site both within the unit sections and without.

Conflict and Challenge The World of 1919 - This unit deals with World War I, the Versailles treaties, and the Russian Revolution as its main content components. Conepts such as Nationalism and Imperialism are also featured.

Promise and Collapse

From Versailles to Hitler's ascent to power: 1919-1933. The depression, rise of totalitarianism, and the League of Nations are just some of the main topics covered in his unit.

Turmoil and Tragedy

Events leading up to and including World War II.

Transformation and Tension

"Cold War 1" - deals with the beginnings of the "bipolar" world leading up to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Progress and Uncertainty

"Cold War 2" - Topics include the civil rights movement in the US and concludes around the fall of the Berlin Wall