Readings in Later Modern History (1800-2000)

High School

Instructor: Thomas Banks

 Fridays, 11:00-12:30 PM Eastern

1 High School History Credit

Classes on the 32-Week Schedule run from the week of Aug. 12 through May 9th or Self-Paced

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2/19/24 - Pre-Registration for Current Families Begins

2/23/24 - Pre-Registration Ends

3/4/24 - Registration for New Families Begins

5/31/24 - Last Day to Request Full Refund (Minus Deposit)

6/1/24 - Full Tuition Due

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7/1/24 - Payment Plan: 2nd Payment Due

8/1/24 - Payment Plan: 3rd Payment Due

8/5/24 - Class Canvas Login Information Sent Out

8/11/24 - Last Day to Request 50% Refund (Minus Deposit)


After the French Revolution, Europe had been changed permanently in its political, cultural, and spiritual life. The Napoleonic Wars, Industrial Revolution, Victorian Age, followed in the 20th century by the two world wars and growth of totalitarianism, represent one of the most dramatic and most violent periods of recorded history. Students who enroll in this course are encouraged but not required to enroll also in Mr. Banks’ Later Modern Literature course.

At the end of each semester, students will compose an essay in which they will be expected to summarize the main religious, cultural and political developments of the period we have studied, while showing the connection of these to one another and describing the men and women who have significantly shaped the course of modern western history.

All of our classes are available as self-paced classes. The self-paced option allows a student to view the classes on their own time. The content of the course is exactly the same, but there are no writing assignments and no grades issued for the high school courses. The self-paced option gives a student access to the streaming videos of the course for a full year. The classes are not discussion based and focus rather on the art and skill of reading well, and in the high school classes, on the Intellectual Tradition of a work. Students from all over the world choose the self-paced option.

Bundle with Later Modern Literature at registration and save $50.


$715.00 total (including $95.00 non-refundable deposit)

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