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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
    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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