CliffsAP European History

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John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, Dec 13, 2002 - Study Aids - 422 pages
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CliffsAP study guides help you gain an edge on Advanced Placement* exams. Review exercises, realistic practice exams, and effective test-taking strategies are the key to calmer nerves and higher AP* scores.

CliffsAP European History is for students who are enrolled in AP European History or who are preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination in this area. AP programs in European History cover important themes in European History from 1450 to the present. With the test-taking strategies, clear explanation of the exam format, a look at how exams are graded, and three full practice tests, this study guide can help students get ready to show what they know about how the following themes help shape the world in which we live:

  • Intellectual and cultural history
  • Political and diplomatic history
  • Social and economic history

Sample questions (and answers!) and practice tests reinforce what you’ve learned in topics such as the Renaissance, the Age of Imperialism, and the Cold War. CliffsAP European History also includes information on the following:

  • The English and Catholic Reformations
  • The rise of Constitutionalism in England
  • The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment
  • Mercantilism and the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions
  • World Wars I and II
  • The collapse of Communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

This comprehensive guide offers a thorough review of key concepts and detailed answer explanations. It’s all you need to do your best — and get the college credits you deserve.

*Advanced Placement Program and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.

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World War I 19141918 171
Europe in Crisis 19171939 189
The Cold War 19471980 223

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About the author (2002)

Michael J. Romano, Ph.D., has ten years of experience helping students pass the AP European History exam. He serves as District Chairperson of Social Studies K-12 for the Northport--East Northport Union Free School District and is an adjunct professor of history at St. John's University.

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