Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

Global History: World War I & World War II 

Description: This course focuses on the era of total war between 1914 and 1945, the Holocaust, and the birth of the atomic age. The First and Second World Wars were history’s first modern, industrial, technological, total and global conflicts, whose legacy continues to shape the world today. Students will learn the major issues and causes of the First and Second World War, along with a summary of the major battles, powers, and personalities (both military and political) that shaped the events and ultimate outcomes of these epic struggles. 

Required Text: Students will not use traditional textbooks for this class, rather I will be providing workbooks on WWI and WWII for each student to use as we navigate our various topics. You will need to purchase the book The Doolittle Raid: The First Air Attack Against Japan April 1942 by John Grehan 


Copy/Supply fee: $25.00 (check written to Emily Kirtlan due at Orientation or at the first class attended)


Annual tuition: $410.00 ($41/month for 10 months, August – May or $46 /month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)

Emily Kirtlan

B.S. in History


Emily is a graduate of Liberty University where she received her undergraduate degree in History. The best word to describe Emily is kind. Her heart is one of service and thoughtfulness and it shows in all she does. Austin, the man writing this bio about Emily, is also her best friend, man of her dreams and dashing husband since 2016. Her passions in life are reading, baking and her puppies. She has decided to apply her degree to pursuing her desire to serve the homeschool community. As a former homeschool student herself, Emily is passionate about home education and knows what it takes to be successful on this unique journey. She believes that education is a powerful tool and wants to help students cultivate a love for learning. She is excited to serve the families of Bridge Academy! 

Classes: History 5, History 6, Renaissance & Reformation, Eat Across the USA!, American History (high school), Global History: World War I & World War II, Civics through Critical Thinking (middle school), Movies as Literature, and Medieval British Literature: Literary Lessons through Lord of the Rings
Contact: etkirtlan@gmail.com