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Early Modern World History/Early US History

High School


1 Year, September-June

Enrollment in Grades 9-12; Ancient World History, Medieval World History


Your Instructor

Father De Saye

Father DeSaye completed his Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Ithaca College and worked as a professional musician and music teacher. He studied philosophy at the Catholic University of America and earned a Master of Divinity at Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Maryland.
Father DeSaye served as a teacher on the faculty of Delbarton School for two years before joining the faculty of QAS. He is the high school history and philosophy teacher at QAS Academy.

Father De Saye

About the Course

Students will explore and discuss the period of history from 1500 to 1850. Beginning with the discovery of America, Luther's Theses, and the Council of Trent, the student will analyze world events and their impact in the formation of the modern nations. Analysis of historical documents in class discussions and debates will lead students to think critically about important issues from the end of the medieval era to the late modern era. This course includes the first part of a half credit in United States history.

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