Modern History

SACE Credits: 10

Teacher: Amber Clark

The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future, rings true in this subject. We’ll explore some important turning points in modern history. We will use historical inquiry to examine the plight of the Native Americans and how Revolution in Russia impacted its people and the Tsarist regime. You will also have an opportunity to conduct your own historical study looking at the importance of Human Rights. The coursework consists of sources analysis, creating your own sources, and essays.


In Semester Two we will use historical inquiry to examine patriotism on the Home front during World War II. Also we will look at riots and revolutions that changed the Twentieth Century World. You will conduct your own study on any historical event since 1750.


There is a short exam to prepare you for Stage 2 Modern History. Through the study of history and in learning about the past, people are better able to understand how the present came to be.


  • Assessment Type 1: Historical Skills (70%)
  • Assessment Type 2: Historical Study (30%)


The study of Modern History at Stage 1 will give you a good foundation for studying Modern History at Stage 2.