Buy a 3, 6, or 10 Class Bundle and Save! Perfect for families to share. One student per class. Up to 3,6, or 10 students per bundle based on original bundle size.

Thank you so much Merit! Here is the meta tag.

World History – Strategy: War & Peace


World History

Grade Level: High School (Grades 10-12)

Full Year Class

Meeting: 2024 – 2025 | Thursday, 12:45 – 1:45 pm CST

Instructor: Adam Pruzan

Required Materials: Books and Readings TBA



World History- Strategy: War & Peace will focus on the American founding. This course begins by considering George Washington's advice on foreign policy in his Farewell Address. Why have we largely ignored that advice for more than a century? That question will take us back to the first principles of the strategy.

What is war, and why do nations fight? What kind of peace do we want, and how can we preserve it? If we must go to war, how do we give ourselves the best possible chance to win? To answer those questions, we will look both at historical examples, and at the great theoreticians of war and national strategy.

Course readings for Strategy: War & Peace will have a wide range, including ancient works such as Thucydides’ history of the Peloponnesian War, and the Chinese sage Sun Tzu; medieval and early modern authorities, such as Thomas Aquinas and Machiavelli; and contemporary scholars such as Angelo Codevilla and Edward Luttwak.

Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
― George Washington, George Washington's Farewell Address

Students completing the coursework can be awarded 1 credit counted toward required social studies credits. This course is perfect for students interested in American history and what makes this country unique, who love strategy and are fascinated by war, and why countries go to war, as well as peace and how and why to keep it.

Combine Strategy: War & Peace with World Literature and Composition, World Religion, Physics, Psychology or Ancient History for a robust year of learning.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “World History – Strategy: War & Peace”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You may also like…

  • online homeschool classes

    Senior High Six Class Bundle

  • online homeschool classes

    Senior High Three Class Bundle