Barron's SAT Subject Test World History (Google eBook)

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Barron's Educational Series, Oct 12, 2007 - History
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Updated to reflect the most recent SAT Subject Tests in World History, this manual presents two practice tests with answers and explanations. The manual's extensive subject review has also been updated to account for important events of the past few years as they have affected cultures and countries around the world. The review chronicles human history from the earliest known societies to the rise of civilizations, a phenomenon that has developed to become today's technology-driven world community. The 25-chapter review is organized chronologically and by categories covering major events, ideas, and personages in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Additional practice and review questions are included at the end of each chapter.



  

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Contents

OCEANIC TRADE ROUTES
230
ITALIAN AND PORTUGUESE TRADERS
233
NORDIC ROUTES
237
The Americas ca 1200 CE1GOO CE
239
THE AZTECS
240
THE INCA
243
THE PUEBLO AND MISSISSIPPIANS
246
Unit Review
248

Early Civilizations
21
The Emergence of Civilization ca 3000 BCE1500 BCE
23
COMPARATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF MESOPOTAMIA EGYPT INDUS VALLEY MESOAMERICA AND PERU
24
Metallurgy and the Development of Early Civilization ca 3000 BCE500 BCE
33
BRONZE TECHNOLOGY NOMADIC INVASIONS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF CIVILIZATION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN BASIN CHINA...
35
IRON TECHNOLOGY AND THE COMPARATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF MILITARY EMPIRES
37
Regional Interaction ca 1000 BCEGOO BCE
41
COMMERCIAL INTERACTION
42
RELIGIOUS DIASPORA
43
ECOLOGY AND MIGRATION
44
Unit Review
48
Quiz
49
Systems of Society and Culture The Classical Age
53
Classical Greek and Persian Civilizations ca 600 BCE200 BCE
55
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE GREEK STATE SYSTEM
56
THE CULTURAL ACHIEVEMENTS OF AEGEAN CIVILIZATION
60
THE DEVELOPMENT OF CLASSICAL PERSIAN ACHAEMENID CIVILIZATION
64
THE HELLENISTIC SYNTHESIS
66
Classical Roman Civilization ca 500 BCE500 CE
71
THE DEVELOPMENT OF ROMAN CIVILIZATION
72
THE CULTURAL ACHIEVEMENTS OF ROME
77
ROMAN DIFFUSION AND CHRISTIANITY
80
Classical Chinese Imperial Civilization ca 500 BCE500 CE
89
CHINESE RELIGIOUS TRADITIONCONFUCIANISM TAOISM AND LEGALISM
90
THE ZHOU CHOU QIN CHIN AND HAN DYNASTIES
93
THE SILK ROAD
98
Classical Indian Civilization ca 300 BCE500 CE
103
HINDUISM JAINISM
104
MAURYAN AND GUPTA CIVILIZATIONS
108
Classical American and African Civilization ca 100 CE900 CE
115
PEOPLES AND CULTURES OF THE AMERICAS
116
AFRICAN CLASSICISM 1800 BCE400 CE
122
Unit Review
127
Quiz
129
Expanding Classical Systems of Society and Culture
135
Expansion of Systems of Society and Culture in East and Southeast Asia ca 2500 BCE1200 CE
137
POLYNESIAN MIGRATIONS 2500 BCE900 CE
139
SUI TANG AND SONG SUNG DYNASTIES
141
NARA AND HEIAN JAPAN 700 CE1200 CE
148
KHMER CAMBODIA 800 CE1200 CE
150
The Rise of Islamic Civilization ca 600 CE1200 CE
153
THE ISLAMIC CULTURAL SYNTHESIS
155
THE SPREAD OF ISLAM
158
THE AFRICAN KINGDOMS AND CITYSTATES
163
The Byzantine Empire and Kievan State ca 500 CE1453 CE
171
THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE
172
THE KIEVAN STATE Origins
175
The Rise of Feudal States ca 500 CE1600 CE
179
INTERPRETING FEUDAL INTERRUPTIONS
181
MEDIEVAL WESTERN EUROPE
183
FEUDAL JAPAN Origins
188
OTHER SOCIETIES IN COLLAPSERUSSIA AND THE AMERICAS
192
Unit Review
195
Legacies
196
Quiz
197
Emergence of a Global Age ca 1100 CE1600 CE
201
The Eurasian Highway ca H00 CE1600 CE
203
THE RISE OF THE MONGOLS
205
THE COMPARATIVE MONGOL IMPACT ON CHINA YUAN KOREA JAPAN RUSSIA MUSCOVY INDIA DELHI AND MUGHAL PERSIA SAF...
209
THE CRUSADES AND THE BLACK PLAGUE Origins of the Crusades
222
Maritime Trade Complexes ca 1100CE1600CE
229
Quiz
249
Forces That Shaped the Modern World Exchange ca 1000 CE1750 CE
253
The Transformation of Europe ca 1000 CE1750 CE
255
THE RISE OF THE NATIONSTATE
257
THE SCIENTIFIC AND SECULAR SPIRIT OF THE RENAISSANCE AND REFORMATION
262
THE COMMERCIAL REVOLUTIONTHE CAPITALIST SYSTEM AND MIDDLECLASS CULTURE
268
ABSOLUTISM AND EMPIRE
271
The World Exchange ca 1450 CE1750 CE
277
THE VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY AND CONQUEST OF THE AMERICAS
279
THE COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE
282
THE EMERGING ATLANTIC WORLDTHE AFRICAN DIASPORA AND THE PLANTATION SYSTEM
284
AFRICA AND THE SLAVE TRADE
288
EUROPEAN TRADE IN INDIA AND EAST ASIA India
291
THE DEVELOPING WORLD SYSTEMTHE MANILA GALLEONS
294
COLONIZATION AND THE END OF THE FRONTIER
296
Unit Review
299
Legacies
300
Patterns of Modernity in the Nineteenth Century
305
Liberal Democratic Movements ca 1450 CE1850 CE
307
SCIENCE AND POLITICSTHE ENLIGHTENMENT
309
REVOLUTIONS IN FRANCE AND THE AMERICAS
312
NEW NATIONALISM IN EUROPE
319
ROMANTICISM
321
Revolutions in Energy Industry and Transportation ca 1750 CE1914 CE
323
TECHNOLOGY AND THE INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM
325
URBANIZATION
327
IDEOLOGIESSOCIALISM AND REALISM
329
EMPIRE
335
The Spread of Modernization and the Transformation of Society ca 1800 CE1914 CE
343
MEIJI JAPAN 1868
344
OTTOMAN REFORM
346
RUSSIA
348
CULTURE AND SOCIETY
350
Unit Review
354
Legacies
355
The TwentiethCentury World
361
The End of European Hegemony ca 1900 CE1970 CE
363
TWENTIETHCENTURY WARFARE
364
THE CAUSES AND RESULTS OF WORLD WAR I
367
ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL CHANGE IN THE INTERWAR PERIOD
372
WORLD WAR II
374
THE COLD WAR
378
Revolution Decolonization and Wars of National Liberation ca 1917 CE2000 CE
383
THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
385
REVOLUTION AND DECOLONIZATION IN MEXICO INDIA AND SOUTHWEST ASIA THE MIDDLE EAST
388
REVOLUTION AND NATIONAL LIBERATION IN CHINA SOUTHEAST ASIA AFRICA AND LATIN AMERICA
395
The Diffusion of Modern Systems ca 1945 CEPresent
407
MODERNIZATION
408
COLLAPSE OF THE SOVIET UNION
417
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
420
SOCIETY AND CULTURE
423
GLOBAL CHANGE AND CHALLENGES
429
Unit Review
435
Legacies
436
Quiz
437
Model Test 1
447
Answers to Model Test 1
463
Model Test 2
473
Answers to Model Test 2
489
Index of Study Aids
498
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