General Description: World History to 1450 will study the geography, politics, economics, society and history of the world from ancient civilizations up to the year 1450. This course will give students context and background knowledge that will prepare them for World History I. This is Semester 1 of a two semester course. If World History to 1450 is taken in first semester of grade 9, SST115 - World History 1 will be taken in second semester of grade 9.