Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

Global History: Wars, Espionage & Covert Operations 

Teacher: Emily Kirtlan 

Description: This course covers the years 1708 through 2014, addressing multiple wars of independence and ideologies.  Covered ideologies include Marxism, Darwinism, and Fascism, while covered wars include the Cold War, World War I and II, and modern day conflicts such as the Soviet Union and the Middle East. Furthermore, we will be looking at how the secret world of espionage and covert operations have influenced these wars and conflicts over the years.  

Text: The Mystery of History Volume 4: Wars of Independence to Modern Times

Copy/Supply fee: $25.00 (check written to Emily Kirtlan due at Orientation or by 9/1/2020)


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


revised 2/13/2021

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! 
Teaching: History 5; 5th-6th History; Civics with Critical Thinking; Global History: Wars, Espionage and Covert Operations;  Renaissance and Reformation (7th - 8th History) and Eat Your Way Around the World