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CBSE Class 11 History Syllabus 2019-20

Latest CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 History subject is available here along with complete details of project work. You can also download the complete syllabus from here.

May 22, 2019 14:27 IST
CBSE Class 11 History Syllabus

Check CBSE Class 11 History Syllabus 2019-20 & download in PDF format. Link to download CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 History subject is given at the end of this article. Important portion of CBSE Class History Syllabus is given below

Part

Units

No. of Periods

Marks

1

Introduction to World History

8

 

Section A: Early Societies

40

19

2

Introduction

7

 

3

From the beginning of time

18

 

4

Early Cities

15

 

Section B: Empires

50

19

5

Introduction

7

 

6

An empire across three continents

15

 

7

Central Islamic Lands

15

 

8

Nomadic Empires

13

 

Section C: Changing Traditions

50

19

9

Introduction

7

 

10

Three Orders

14

 

11

Changing cultural traditions

15

 

12

Confrontations of Cultures

14

 

Section D: Paths to Modernization

52

19

13

Introduction

7

 

14

The Industrial Revolution

15

 

15

Displacing Indigenous People

15

 

16

Paths of Modernization

15

 

 

Map Work (Units 1 – 11)

10

4

 

Project Work

10

20

 

Total

220 Periods

100 Marks

Introduction to World History

Section I: Early Societies

Introduction

1. From the Beginning of Time

Focus: Africa, Europe till 15000 BCE

a. Views on the origin of human beings b.  Early societies

c. Historians’ views on present-day gathering- hunting societies

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2.  Writing and City Life

Focus: Iraq, 3rdmillennium BCE

a. Growth of towns

b. Nature of early urban societies

c. Historians’ Debate on uses of writing

Section II: Empires Introduction

3.  An Empire across Three Continents

Focus: Roman Empire, 27 BCE to 600 CE.

a. Political evolution

b. Economic expansion

c. Religion-culture foundation d.  Late Antiquity

e. Historians’ views on the institution of Slavery

4.  Central Islamic Lands Focus: 7th to 12th centuries

a. Polity

b. Economy

c. Culture

d. Historians’ viewpoints on the nature of the crusades.

5.  Nomadic Empires

Focus: the Mongol, 13thto 14thcentury

a. The nature of nomadism

b. Formation of empires

c. Conquests   and   relations   with   other states

d. Historians’ views on nomadic societies and state formation

Section-III: Changing Traditions Introduction

6.  Three Orders

Focus: Western Europe, 13th-16thcentury

a. Feudal society and economy

b. Formation of states c.  Church and Society

d. Historians’ views on decline of feudalism.

7. Changing Cultural Traditions

Focus on Europe, 14thto 17thcentury

a. New ideas and new trends in literature and arts

b. Relationship with earlier ideas

c. The contribution of West Asia

d. Historians’ viewpoints on the validity of the notion ‘European Renaissance’

8.  Confrontation of Cultures

Focus on America, 15thto 18thcentury

a. European voyages of exploration

b. Search for gold; enslavement, raids, extermination.

c. Indigenous people and cultures – the Arawaks, the Aztecs, the Incas d.  The history of displacements

e. Historians’ viewpoints on the slave trade

Section - IV: Towards Modernisation

Introduction

9.  The Industrial Revolution

Focus on England, 18th and 19th century

a. Innovations and technological change

b. Patterns of growth

c. Emergence of a working class

d. Historians’ viewpoints, Debate on ‘Was there an Industrial Revolution?

10. Displacing Indigenous People

Focus on North America and Australia, 18th - 20th century.

a. European colonists in North America and Australia

b. Formation of white settler societies

c. Displacement and repression of local people

d. Historians’ viewpoints on the impact of European settlement on indigenous population.

11. Paths to Modernization*

Focus on East Asia, late 19th and 20th century

a. Militarization and economic growth in Japan.

b. China and the Communist alternative.

c. Historians’ Debate on the meaning of modernization

(NOTE*: Keeping in view the importance of both the themes i.e. Japan and China, it is advised that both must be taught in the schools.)

CBSE Class 11 History Syllabus 2019-20: Project Work Class 11

Allocation of Marks (20)

1

Project Synopsis

2 Marks

2

Timeline/explanation and Interpretation

5  Marks

3

Visual/Overall Presentation

4 Marks

4

Analysis/Data/Statistical Analysis

4 Marks

5

Bibliography

1 Marks

6

Viva

4 Marks

 

Total

20 Marks

Note: The project reports are to be preserved by the school till the final results are declared, for scrutiny by CBSE.

Few Suggestive Topics for Projects

1. Anthropological Research based on Darwin’s Theory

2. Critique of the industrialization in Britain

3. Relations and impacts of past crusades

4. Making and unmaking of Mesopotamia

5. Paradigms of Greeco-Roman civilization

6. Aspirations of women in Renaissance period

7. Paths to Modernization of Japan /China

8. An Exploratory study into Humanism

9. Piecing together the past of Genghis Khan

10. An in depth study into “now and then” paradigm of Christianity

11. An exploratory study into the realism and the transmission of Humanistic ideas

12. Scientific Revolution and the origins of modern science

13. An exploratory study into the making of America

14. Myriad Realms of Slavery in ancient, medieval and modern world

15. Learning about global Sufism

16. History of aborigines – America /Australia

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CBSE Class 11 History Syllabus 2019-20