Exploring World History (2014)

We had a typo in the Exploring World Geography Student Review Book that may have brought you here. Please go to this page if you are using Exploring World Geography.

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These corrections apply to the 2014 edition. These may have been fixed in your printed copy of the curriculum.

Unit 2

Lesson 7, page 34 - The second photo on the left was incorrectly captioned "Tikal, Guatemala". The caption should read "Teotihuacan, Mexico". 

Unit 3

Lesson 13, page 62 - We incorrectly stated that the pyramid at Giza was originally covered with marble. It was actually covered with limestone.

Unit 4

Lesson 18 - We made extensive changes to this lesson in the new edition but failed to update the questions in the Student Review Book.

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Unit 5

Lesson 22 - We had a typo in the Answer Key for question #4. The correct answer for the estimated date of the Exodus is 1446 BC.

Unit 9

Lesson 41page 221 - In the list of names of Greek gods, the text has Neptune as the name of the sea god. Neptune was the Roman name for the sea god. Poseidon is the correct Greek name.

Unit 10

Second History Exam in the Quiz and Exam Book - The answer key gives Darius as the answer for question #2. The answer should be Cyrus.

Unit 13

Lessons 61-64 - Due to a print production error, some copies of Exploring World History Part 1 have four assignment pages that are out of order. The assignment pages in this unit are in this incorrect order: Lesson 62 (after Lesson 61), Lesson 63 (after Lesson 62), Lesson 64 (after Lesson 63), and Lesson 61 (after Lesson 64).

Lesson 62, page 353 - The text says that both Ignatius and Polycarp were put to death in Rome. Polycarp was actually killed in Smyrna.

Lesson 65 - We replaced this lesson in the new edition but failed to update the questions in the Student Review Book.

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Unit 17

Unit 17 Quiz in the Quiz and Exam Book - Question #7 refers to King Alfred, but it should refer to Aldred the priest instead.

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