Barron's How to Prepare for the AP World History Advanced Placement Exam

Front Cover
Barron's Educational Series, 2006 - History - 482 pages
2 Reviews
Students preparing to take the Advanced Placement Examination in World History will find two full-length model exams with answer keys plus a chronological review of world history in this valuable manual. Also featured is advice on answering the comparative essay question, as well as strategies for answering the AP exam's multiple-choice and document-based questions. The book's subject review divides world history into the following five categories: Foundations of World Civilization (4000 B.C.-1000 A.D.); World Cultures Maturing (1000-1450); World Cultures Interacting (1450-1750); World Cultures in the Modern Era (1750-1914); and The Twentieth Century and Contemporary World Cultures (1914-2005).
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Section A How to Use This Book
2
General Tips
13
Section F ChangeoverTime Essay Question Strategies
25
UNIT TWO FOUNDATIONS OF WORLD CIVILIZATION
35
Geography Environment and Humanity
41
Major Societies Kingdoms and Empires
53
Connections
70
Religious Traditions and Belief Systems
78
Review Questions
224
UNIT FIVE WORLD CULTURES IN THE MODERN ERA
231
Revolution Reaction
237
Industrialization and Worldwide Economic
248
Imperialism Nationalism
256
The Middle East
265
China and Japan
272
SubSaharan Africa
291

Review Questions
94
Unit Overview 100
100
Islam in the Middle East and Africa 120
120
China Japan and East Asia 127
127
South and Southeast Asia 136
136
The Mongol Empires 142
142
The Americas 153
153
Review Questions 160
160
UNIT FOUR WORLD CULTURES INTERACTING 167
167
Reformation Absolutism
173
The Western
185
Islamic Empires in the Middle East and Africa 193
193
China Japan and East Asia 199
199
South and Southeast Asia
206
The Americas as New World
217
Revolution and Consolidation in North and South
301
QUICK REVIEW
308
UNIT SIX THE TWENTIETH CENTURY AND CONTEMPORARY
319
World War I
327
The World During
338
World War II and the Holocaust
351
QUICK REVIEW
360
World 19451991
374
Social Developments Cultural Changes
393
Integration or Fragmentation? Globalism in the Late
407
Review Questions
417
UNIT SEVEN MODEL ADVANCED PLACEMENT WORLD HISTORY
423
Model Examination II
451
INDEX
477
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2006)

John McCannon is assistant professor of history at Southern New Hampshire University and the author of "Red Arctic: Polar Exploration and the Myth of the North in the Soviet Union, 1932-1939.

Bibliographic information