The World History II curriculum covers elements of Japan’s culture focusing on religion, geography, art, government, and economy. During the course of the school year students learn about traditional Japanese culture, contact with the West, and how Japan developed into a modernized country with a strong economy. World War II, its aftermath, and Japan’s continued economic success are also emphasized.
World History II Objectives-Study of Japan: September/October 2006-
Students will review the basic ideas of Buddhism and Shintoism while studying world religions.