World History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination, 2018 Edition

World History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination, 2018 Edition

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Overview

Preparing for the Advanced Placement® Examination, A concise, accessible student book presenting the essential content of world history, Period 1 Technological and Environmental Transformations, to c. 600 B.C.E. Period 2 Organization and Reorganization of Human Societies, c.600 B.C.E. to c. 600 CE. Period 3 Regional and Interregional Interactions, c.600 C.E. to c. 1450, Period 4 Global Interactions, c. 1450 to c. 1750, Period 5 Industrialization and Global Integration, c. 1750 to c. 1900, Period 6 Accelerating Global Change and Realignments, c. 1900 to the Present, Each of the 6 periods includes: A Period Overview and list of Key Concepts a 5 long essay questions, Turning Points-a feature on continuity and change, 1 document-based question, Each of the 30 chapters includes: Historical Perspectives, a feature on interpretation, History reasoning skills instruction and practice, Writing skills instruction and practice, 3 sets of multiple-choice questions based on stimulus material, 2 short-answer questions, 1 based on stimulus material, The book concludes with a full-length practice exam.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781531116958
Publisher: Perfection Learning Corporation
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 732
Sales rank: 722
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Introduction: Preparing for the Advanced Placement® Examination in World History xii

Part 1 Technological and Environmental Transformations, to c. 600 B.C.E. 1

Chapter 1 From Hunter-Foragers to Settled Societies

Early Humans

Neolithic Revolution

Civilization 2

Historical Perspectives: Was Farming a Mistake? 11

Think As a Historian: Argument Development 16

Write As a Historian: Identify the Reasoning Skill 16

Chapter 2 The First Civilizations

Mesopotamia

Egypt

Indus Valley B China 17

Historical Perspectives: Why Do Civilizations Rise and Fall? 39

Think As a Historian: Use of Relevant Historical Evidence 45

Write As a Historian: Understand the Topic 45

Part 1 Review 46

Long Essay Questions 46

Turning Point: Why 600 B.C.E.? 46

DBQ: Egyptian and Chinese Religions 47

Part 2 Organization and Reorganization of Human Societies, c. 600 B.C.E. to c. 600 C.E. 50

Chapter 3 Classical Civilizations in Greece and Persia

Crete

City-States

Culture

Persia

Alexander the Great 52

Historical Perspectives: Was Alexander Great? 65

Think As a Historian: Recognize Continuity and Change 71

Write As a Historian: Use Chronological Order 71

Chapter 4 The Roman World

Monarchy

Republic

Empire

Fall 72

Historical Perspectives: Why Did Rome Collapse? 85

Think As a Historian: Use Topic-by-Topic Comparison 91

Write As a Historian: Recognize Appropriate Comparisons 91

Chapter 5 Classical Civilizations in India and China

Mauryan

Gupta

New Religions

Han 92

Historical Perspectives: Did Many Beliefs Develop at Once? 105

Think As a Historian: Recognize Contextualization 111

Write As a Historian: Introducing the Topic 111

Chapter 6 Early American Civilizations

Moche

Mesoamerica

Maya 112

Historical Perspectives: Were the Mayans Violent? 118

Think As a Historian: Recognize Historical Arguments 123

Write As a Historian: Review the Main Points 123

Part 2 Review 124

Long Essay Questions 124

Turning Point: Why c.600 C.E.? 124

DBQ: Cyrus the Great and King Ashoka 125

Part 3 Regional and Interregional Interactions, c. 600 C.E. to c. 1450 129

Chapter 7 Byzantine Empire and Kievan Rus

Byzantine Empire

Kievan Rus 131

Historical Perspectives: Was Justinian Noble or Ruthless? 140

Think As a Historian: Identify Pieces of Historical Evidence 145

Write As a Historian: Write an Effective Thesis 145

Chapter 8 Islamic World Through 1450

Muhammad

Umayyads

Abbasids

Ottomans 146

Historical Perspectives: What is Islam's Legacy in Spain? 155

Think As a Historian: Practice Argument Development 160

Write As a Historian: Use Topic Sentences 160

Chapter 9 Expansion of African Trade

Bantu Speakers

Trade

Mali

Zimbabwe 161

Historical Perspectives: Does Africa Have History? 173

Think As a Historian: Use Historical Evidence 179

Write As a Historian: Support a Topic Sentence 179

Chapter 10 East Asia in the Postclassical Period

Sui

Tang

Song

Japan

Korea

Vietnam 180

Historical Perspectives: Who Invented Gunpowder and Guns? 195

Think As a Historian: Use Historical Causation 201

Write As a Historian: Create Smooth Transitions 201

Chapter 11 South Asia and Southeast Asia, 600-1450 C.E.

Chola

Islam

Southeast Asia

Angkor 202

Historical Perspectives: Did Islam Alter Indian Culture? 212

Think As a Historian: Use Historical Perspective 218

Write As a Historian: Consider Patterns of Continuity and Change 218

Chapter 12 Western Europe After Rome, 400-1450 C.E.

Charlemagne

Feudalism

Crusades

Renaissance 219

Historical Perspectives: Were the Dark Ages Dark? 234

Think As a Historian: Recognize Continuity over Time 240

Write As a Historian: Consider the Time 240

Chapter 13 The Mongols and Interregional Empires

Genghis Khan

Batu

Hulegu 241

Historical Perspectives: How Brutal Was Genghis Khan? 249

Think As a Historian: Practice Comparing and Contrasting 254

Write As a Historian: Consider the Culture 255

Chapter 14 The Americas on the Eve of Globalization

Mississippians

Toltecs

Aztecs

Inca 256

Historical Perspectives: How Populous Was America in 1491? 265

Think As a Historian: Practice Contextualization 271

Write As a Historian: Anticipate Opposing Arguments 271

Part 3 Review 272

Long Essay Questions 272

Turning Point: Why 1450? 272

DBQ: Achievements of Sub-Saharan Africa 273

Part 4 Global Interactions, c. 1450 to c. 1750 276

Chapter 15 Western Europe Extends Its Influence

Reformation

Nation-States

Enlightenment 278

Historical Perspectives: How Did the Reformation Affect the Role of Women in Europe? 294

Think As a Historian: Practice Historical Interpretation 300

Write As a Historian: Provide Examples 301

Chapter 16 The Americas in the Early Colonial Period

Colombian Exchange

European Colonization 302

Historical Perspectives: How Harsh Were the Spanish? 313

Think As a Historian: Use Diverse Evidence 319

Write As a Historian: Support Generalizations 319

Chapter 17 Africa in the Early Colonial Period

Songhay

European Contacts

Slave Trade 320

Historical Perspectives: What Was Slavery's Impact? 328

Think As a Historian: Recognize Correlation 334

Write As a Historian: Use Historical Argumentation 334

Chapter 18 Russia Unifies and Expands

Ivan III

Ivan IV

Peter

Catherine 335

Historical Perspectives: How Revolutionary Were Peter I's Reforms? 346

Think As a Historian: Use Historical Evidence 352

Write As a Historian: Explain Causation 352

Chapter 19 Islamic Gunpowder Empires

Ottomans

Safavids

Mughals 353

Historical Perspectives: Why Did the Islamic Gunpowder Empires Rise and Decline? 364

Think As a Historian: Use Causation 370

Write As a Historian: Use Generalizations 371

Chapter 20 East Asian Stability Meets Foreign Traders

Ming

Qing

Japan

Korea 372

Historical Perspectives: Why Did China Explore and Then Stop? 381

Think As a Historian: Recognize Patterns over Time 386

Write As a Historian: Use Quotations 386

Part 4 Review 387

Long Essay Questions 387

Turning Point: Why 1750? 387

DBQ: Peter the Great 388

Part 5 Industrialization and Global Integration, a 1750 to c. 1900 392

Chapter 21 The Enlightenment, Nationalism, and Revolutions

France

The Americas

Romanticism

Unification 394

Historical Perspectives: Was the Enlightenment Positive? 413

Think As a Historian: Use Continuity and Change 419

Write As a Historian: Modify an Argument 420

Chapter 22 Industrial Revolution. 1750-1900

Causes

Effects

Responses 421

Historical Perspectives: What Defines Industrial Society? 434

Think As a Historian: Apply Comparison and Contrast 440

Write As a Historian: Summarize Information 441

Chapter 23 Turkey, China, Japan, and the West

Ottomans

Qing Dynasty

Meiji Restoration 442

Historical Perspectives: Did Ottoman Reforms Succeed? 458

Think As a Historian: Apply Contextualization 464

Write As a Historian: Write a Strong First Sentence 464

Chapter 24 Global Links and Imperialism, 1750-1900

Labor

Africa

Asia

Latin America

Australia 465

Historical Perspectives: What Was Imperialism's Impact? 477

Think As a Historian: Apply Interpretation 483

Write As a Historian: Review the Main Points 483

Part 5 Review 484

Long Essay Questions 484

Turning Point: Why 1900? 484

DBQ: Women in Japan and Argentina 485

Part 6 Accelerating Global Change and Realignments, c. 1900 to the Present 490

Chapter 25 The World War I Era, 1900-1919

Causes

Russian Revolution

Combat

Results 492

Historical Perspectives: Was the Paris Peace Conference a Success? 503

Think As a Historian: Apply Continuity and Change 509

Write As a Historian: Write a Strong Last Sentence 510

Chapter 26 The Interwar Years, 1919-1939

Internationalism

Depression

Radical Right

Nationalism 511

Historical Perspectives: What Caused Totalitarianism? 526

Think As a Historian: Develop an Argument in a Paragraph 532

Write As a Historian: Consider Connotation 533

Chapter 27 World War II

Pacific Theater

European Theater

Results 534

Historical Perspectives: Why Did the Allies Win? 544

Think As a Historian: Use Causation in a Paragraph 550

Write As a Historian: Choose Precise Words 550

Chapter 28 The Cold War Era

United Nations

Containment

Berlin

China

Korea 551

Historical Perspectives: Was the United Nations Effective in the Cold War? 565

Think As a Historian: Use Compare and Contrast in a Summary 571

Write As a Historian: Use Active Voice 572

Chapter 29 Decolonization

Algeria

India

Israel

Africa

Latin America 573

Historical Perspectives: Why Are Some Countries Wealthy? 591

Think As a Historian: Recognize Continuity and Change 597

Write As a Historian: Group Information 597

Chapter 30 Post-Cold War World, 1990-Present

Globalization

Environment

Genocide 598

Historical Perspectives: What Happens Tomorrow? 615

Think As a Historian: Use Diverse Evidence in a Paragraph 621

Part 6 Review 623

Long Essay Questions 623

Turning Point: Is Today a Turning Point? 623

DBQ: World War I 624

AP® World History Practice Exam 629

Index 661

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