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9780738606965

AP World History Crash Course (REA)

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  • Copyright: 2011-10-13
  • Publisher: Research & Education Assn
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REA's NEW AP World History Crash Course Gets You a Higher AP Score in Less Time REA's Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject. Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your AP World History exam yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score?If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's World History Crash Courseis just what you need. Our Crash Coursegives you: Targeted, Focused Review Study Only What You Need to Know The Crash Courseis based on an in-depth analysis of the AP World History course description outline and actual AP test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time. Our easy-to-read format gives you a crash course in: The Ancient Near East, The Middle Ages, Early Modern Europe, Asia, World War I & II, The Cold War, and more. The author also includes must-know key terms all AP students should know before test day. Expert Test-taking Strategies Our experienced AP World History teacher shares detailed question-level strategies and explains the best way to answer the multiple-choice and essay questions you'll encounter on test day. By following our expert tips and advice, you can boost your overall point score! Take REA's Online Practice Exam After studying the material in the Crash Course, go online and test what you've learned. Our free practice exam features timed testing, diagnostic feedback, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP exam, so you know you're studying the smart way. Whether you're cramming for the test at the last minute, looking for extra review, or want to study on your own in preparation for the exam this is one study guide every AP World History student must have. When it's crucial crunch time and your AP exam is just around the corner, you need REA's World History Crash Course.

Table of Contents

About This Bookp. vi
About Our Authorp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Introduction
Eight Keys to Success on the AP World History Examp. 3
Key Terms and Conceptsp. 9
Chronological Review
Beginnings to 600 BCE
Beginnings to 600 bcep. 33
Organization and Reorganization of Human Spcieties, c. 600 BCE-c. 600 CE
Religious and Cultural Developmentsp. 43
Development of City-States and Empiresp. 55
Development of Communication and Trade Networksp. 71
Regional and Transregional Interactions, c, 600 ce- c. 1450 ce
Expansion of Networks of Exchangep. 81
Governments in the Post-Classical Erap. 93
Economic Activity and Its Effectsp. 109
Global Interactions, c. 1450- c. 1750
The Development of Global Networksp. 119
Changes to Societies and Methods of Productionp. 129
Developments in Governmentsp. 137
Industrializationand Global Connections, c. 1750-c. 1900
Industrialization and Its Effectsp. 151
Western Imperialismp. 165
Nationalism, Revolution, and Reformp. 177
Global Migrationsp. 187
Global Connections and Changes Accelerate, c. 1900 to the Present
Developments in Twentieth-Century Science and the Environmentp. 193
World Conflicts and Their Effectsp. 207
Twentieth-Century Changes in Global Economics and Societiesp. 237
Key Concepts and Themes
Art, Architecture, and Literature Reviewp. 247
Nineteen Key Concepts in AP World Historyp. 253
Skills, Themes, and Historiographyp. 257
Important Periodization in AP World Historyp. 261
Important Civilizations, Empires, and Dynastiesp. 265
Important Migrations and Trade Routesp. 269
Important Technology in AP World Historyp. 273
Test-Taking Strtergies
The Multiple-Choice Questionsp. 277
The Document-Based Questionp. 295
The Continuity and Change Over Time (CCOT) Essayp. 301
The Comparative Essayp. 305
Test-Taking Tipsp. 309
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ABOUT THIS BOOK

REA’sAP World History Crash Courseis designed for the last-minute studier or any AP student who wants a quick refresher on the course. TheCrash Courseis based on the latest changes to the AP World History course curriculum and exam.Written by an expert who has been closely involved with the AP World History course since its beginning, our easy-to-read format gives you aCrash Coursein the major concepts and strategies in AP World History. The targeted review chapters will prepare you for the exam by focusing on important topics frequently seen on the AP World History exam.Unlike other test preps, REA’sAP World History Crash Coursegives you a review specifically designed to zero in on the “big ideas” tested on the exam. Each chapter highlights the important themes and terms to keep in mind as you prepare.Part I gives you the Keys for Success, so you can tackle the exam with confidence. It also lists important terms that you absolutely, positively must know. Part II is a Chronological Review based on the most current AP World History curriculum. It presents essential information you need to know.Part III reveals the Key Concepts and Themes of the AP World History framework to remind you of the important overall developments throughout World History. Part IV explains the format of the AP World History exam and offers test-taking strategies to conquer the multiple-choice questions and the three essays: the Document-Based Question, the Change and Continuity Over Time question, and the Comparative question.When you’re ready to prepare for the exam, REA’sAP World History Crash Coursewill show you how to study efficiently and strategically, so you can boost your score!To check your test readiness for the AP World History exam, either before or after studying thisCrash Course, take our FREE online practice exam. To access your free practice exam, visitwww.rea.com/crashcourseand follow the on-screen instructions. This true-to-format test features automatic scoring of the multiple-choice questions and detailed explanations of all answers. Our diagnostic analysis will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you’ll be ready on exam day!

Good luck on your AP World History exam!

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