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Essential questions emphasize the teaching and learning of Global History and Geography's fundamental "big ideas."
 
How are the concepts of time and place vital to the understanding of history and geography?
What defines a turning point?
How do physical and human geography affect people, places and regions?
Why do civilizations rise and fall?
After it falls, what impact does a civilization have on history?
To what extent is life a constant struggle between continuity and change?
Are conflicts between nations and/or people inevitable?
Do belief systems unite or divide people?
How do the movements of people and ideas (cultural diffusion) affect world history?
How does technological change affect people, places, and regions?
How are economic systems structured to meet the needs and wants of different societies?
What impact do regional and global trade networks have on world cultures?
What assumptions do different groups hold about power, authority, governance, and law?
How does the individual influence world events?
To what extent do the concepts of justice and human rights differ across time and place?
Does ongoing scholarship change the worldview?
 
 
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