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World History S1 (#621)


History and Life, 4th edition published by Scott, Foresman and Company, 1990.   (Authors:  Wallbank, T. Walter, et al.).  ISBN:  9780673351685

Course Description:

Because world history encompasses millions of years and numerous people and events, this course will concentrate on the major time periods and the more important leaders of these periods and the decisions made by these leaders that affect the world.  The first semester will cover the major period from prehistoric early human s and the first civilizations of 3500 B. C. to the Empires of Africa and the Americas of 1590.  The second semester in depth the European Renaissance of the 1300 – 1600’s, the Muslim Empires, Latin America, the Americas, Europe, the Cold War to the present.

Important notice regarding our English course offering:

All English courses (listed) are temporarily suspended until further notice: English I S1 (#311), English I S2 (#312), English II S1 (#321), English II S2 (#322), English III S1 (#331), English III S2 (#332), English IV S1 (#341), and English IV S2 (#342).


Notice: this course is not currently offered by LHSCC.

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Credit Disclaimer

Please be informed that some of the courses being offered at this time are the same courses that the Independent and Distance Learning Department at LSU was offering. While they are the same courses, they are not being offered by Louisiana State University.  There is no affiliation between Louisiana High School Correspondence Courses, LLC and LSU. These courses will be administered and graded by LHSCC.