History Framework

GRADE 8

  • The Industrial Revolution in Britain and South Africa
  • The European colonization of Africa in the late 19th century
  • World War 1 (1914-1918)

GRADE 9

  • World War 2
  • The Nuclear Age and the Cold War
  • Turning points in Modern South African History since 1948
  • Turning Points in Modern South African History 1960, 1976, 1990

GRADE 10

  • The World around 1600
  • Expansion and Conquest in the 15th – 16th centuries
  • The French Revolution
  • Transformation in South Africa after 1759
  • Colonial expansion after 1750
  • Apartheid in South Africa 1940s – 1960s

GRADE 11

  • Communist Russia
  • Capitalism in the USA
  • Ideas of race in the late 19th and 20th centuries
  • Nationalism in South Africa, the Middle East and Africa
  • Apartheid in South Africa from 1940 – 1960

GRADE 12

  • The Cold war
  • Civil Protest in the USA
  • Independent Africa
  • Road to Democracy
  • Civil Resistance in SA
  • The end of the Cold War
  • Globalization

SPECIFIC SKILLS

Critical thinking, analysis, interpretation, debating skills, synthesis of material, research and the ability to extract relevant information, global perspectives and essay writing.

POSSIBLE CAREER CHOICES:

Law, Politics, Journalism, Tourism, Teaching, Philosophy, Archeology, Paleontology, Research, Curator, Archivist, Librarian.