In history, we must be aware that we are learning about the past by looking at the story of many who have come before us. The statement that I find so very true is, “we don’t know where we are going until we know where we have been,” rings vibrantly in my mind when I think of history. It is so very important that we know our history so that we know how our present moment came to be. In this class we will cover everything from the first civilizations and empires, the early modern world, and moving toward our present global civilization. We will capture points in time and how those moments have affected our society today.