Let's Review: Global History and Geography

Let's Review: Global History and Geography

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The Global History and Geography Regents exam will soon be changing, and Barron's Let's Review: Global History and Geography, 6th Edition, is the book you'll need to prepare for the latest exam. Starting with the June 2018 test, this Regents will have a similar format to the current exam, but it will only test content ranging from 1750 to the present. This edition will cover all of these changes to the exam while reviewing all of the content that you'll need to know to achieve success on this test!

Written by experienced, award-winning teachers of global history from throughout New York State, this edition has been fully updated to review the new test format, cover significant world events from 1750 to the present, and include practice questions as well as a sample Regents test, with answers explained, that is designed to mirror the upcoming June 2018 Global History and Geography Regents exam. This book offers detailed analyses of the following topics:
  • One sample Regents test with all answers thoroughly explained
  • A basic knowledge of world history from 1750 to the 20th century
  • A chronology of war and peace from 1900 to 1945
  • Important world developments since 1945
  • Global connections and interactions in the 21st century

This book is designed primarily to prepare high school students for the Global History and Geography Regents exam, but it will also be helpful to students in their daily Global History and Geography coursework.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438011318
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Series: Barron's Regents NY Series
Edition description: Sixth Edition
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 107,214
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction to Global History and Geography 1

Part A The Social Sciences 2

Part B Culture 8

Part C World Regions 11

ERA I An Age of Revolutions (1750-1918) 17

Part A The French Revolution, the Enlightenment, and The Napoleonic Era 18

Part B Nationalism and Unification in Europe 24

Part C The Industrial Revolution 28

Part D Imperialism 33

Section 1 South Asia 37

Section 2 China 40

Section 3 Japan 45

Section 4 Africa 47

Part E Global Changes and Revolutions (1750-1914) 51

Section 1 Russia 51

Section 2 Ottoman Empire (1453-1918) 55

Section 3 Latin America 59

Era II A Half-Century of Crisis and Achievement (1900-1945) 75

Part A World War I 76

Part B The Rise of the Modern Totalitarian State 81

Section 1 Germany 82

Section 2 Italy 85

Section 3 Russia 86

Part C World War II 93

Era III The World Since 1945 109

Part A The United Nations 110

Part B Western Europe and the Cold War 114

Part C Eastern Europe, the Cold War, and the Transition to Democracy 123

Part D The Middle East 164

Part E South Asia and Southeast Asia 190

Part F East Asia 215

Section 1 China 215

Section 2 Japan 229

Section 3 Korea 238

Part G Africa 243

Part H Latin America 257

Era IV Global Connections and Interactions in the 21st Century 281

Part A World Issues 282

Part B Population Issues and Their Impact 288

Section 1 Population Growth in Developed and Developing Nations 288

Section 2 World Hunger 293

Section 3 Education-A Growing Gap 296

Part C Economic Development and World Trade 298

Section 1 Global Power-The Gap Between Rich and Poor 299

Section 2 Resource and Energy Management 302

Section 3 Globalization 304

Section 4 Tradition and Modernization - Finding a Balance 306

Part D Changing Political Power Structures 307

Section 1 Russia Today 307

Section 2 The Developing World 310

Section 3 Arms Control 312

Section 4 Terrorism as a Political Weapon 314

Part E Environmental Issues 316

Part F Human Rights 319

Part G Technology 323

Part H Transportation and Communication 327

Part I Space Exploration 329

Part J Mutual Impact and Influence: Europe, America, and Africa-Asia 331

Answer Key for Review Questions 347

Glossary 348

Sample Regents Transition Examination 359

Answer Key and Answers Explained 387

Index 409

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this book is great for people who want to review their global and geography skills. a great addition to your study!