5 Steps to a 5 AP European History, 2014-2015 Edition [NOOK Book]


Get ready for your AP exam with this straightforward and easy-to-follow study guide, updated for all the latest exam changes!

5 Steps to a 5: AP European History features an effective, 5-step plan to ...

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5 Steps to a 5 AP European History, 2014-2015 Edition

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Get ready for your AP exam with this straightforward and easy-to-follow study guide, updated for all the latest exam changes!

5 Steps to a 5: AP European History features an effective, 5-step plan to guide your preparation program and help you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need to succeed. This fully revised edition covers the latest course syllabus and provides model tests that reflect the latest version of the exam.

Inside you will find:

  • 5-Step Plan to a Perfect 5: 1. Set Up Your Study Program 2. Determine Your Test Readiness 3. Develop Strategies for Success 4. Develop the Knowledge You Need to Score High 5. Build Your Test-Taking Confidence

  • 2 complete practice AP European History exams

  • 3 separate plans to fit your study style

  • Review material updated and geared to the most recent tests

  • Savvy information on how tests are constructed, scored, and used

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Meet the Author

Jeffrey Brautigam, PhD, is a associate professor of history at Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana. He evaluates all requests for AP college credit and placement in European History at Hanover College. He has taught European history at the college level for 15 years. The coauthor of A Student Introduction to Charles Darwin, Brautigam is a member of the American Historical Association and the Association of Core Texts and Courses.

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Table of Contents

1. What You Need to Know about the AP European History exam 2. How to Plan Your Time 3. Diagnostic Exercises 4. The Multiple Choice Questions 5. The Document-Based Question (DBQ) 6. Thematic Essay Questions 7. Recovery and Expansion, 1300-1600 8. The Renaissance, 1350-1550 9. The Reformation, 1500-1600 10. The Rise of Sovereignty, 1600-1715 11. The Scientific Revolution during the Seventeenth Century 12. The Enlightenment: A Cultural Movement during the Eighteenth Century 13. Social Transformation and Statebuilding in the Eighteenth Century 14. The French Revolution and the Rise of Napoleon, 1789-1799 15. The Fall of Napoleon and the Post-Napoleonic Era, 1800-1848 16. The Second Industrial Revolution, 1820-1900 17. The Rise of New Ideologies in the Nineteenth Century 18. Nationalism and Statebuilding, 1848-1900 19. Mass Politics and Imperialism in Africa and Asia, 1860-1914 20. Politics of the Extreme and World War I, 1870-1918 21. The Interwar Years and World War II, 1918-1945 22. The Cold

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