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5 Steps to a 5 AP World History, 2008-2009 Edition

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A PERFECT PLAN FOR THE PERFECT SCORE

We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your ...

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Overview

A PERFECT PLAN FOR THE PERFECT SCORE

We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence with



  • Full-length practice exams modeled on the real test

  • All the terms and concepts you need to know to get your best score

  • Your choice of three customized study schedules-so you can pick the one that meets your needs

The 5-Step Plan helps you get the most out of your study time:

Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program

Step 2: Determine Your Readiness

Step 3: Develop the Strategies

Step 4: Review the Knowledge

Step 5: Build Your Confidence

*AP, Advanced Placement Program, and College Board are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

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Meet the Author

Peggy J. Martin teaches advanced placement world history at Del Rio High School in Del Rio, Texas.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The 5-Step Program
Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program
1. What You Need to Know About the AP World History Exam
2. How to Plan Your Time
Step 2: Determine Your Test Readiness
3. Take a Diagnostic Test
Step 3: Develop Strategies for Success
4. Tips for Taking the Exam
Step 4: Review the Knowledge You Need to Score High
Unit 1 - Foundations (8000 B.C.E.-600 C.E.)
5. The World History Environment and Periodization
6. Development of Agriculture and Technology
7. Structure of Early Civilizations
8. Rise of Classical Civilizations
9. Origins of World Belief Systems
10. Interactions in the Late Classical Period
Unit 1 Summary (Timeline, Key Comparisons, Change/Continuity Chart)
Unit 2 - Period Two (600-1450)
11. The Rise and Spread of Islam
12. The Expansion of China
13. Changes in European Institutions
14. Interregional Trade and Exchange
15. Empires in the Americas
Unit 2 Summary (Timeline, Key Comparisons, Change/Continuity Chart)
Unit 3 - Period Three (1450-1750)
16. Empires and Other Political Systems
17. Hemispheric Exchange
18. Systems of Slavery
19. Cultural and Intellectual Changes
Unit 3 Summary (Timeline, Key Comparisons, Change/Continuity Chart)
Unit 4 - Period Four (1750-1914)
20. The Industrial Revolution and Social Changes
21. Demographic and Environmental Developments
22. World Trade
23. Political Revolution
24. Western Imperialism
Unit 4 Summary (Timeline, Key Comparisons, Change/Continuity Chart)
Unit 5 - Period Five (1914-Present)
25.World Wars and Depression
26. The Cold War and the Postwar Balance of Power
27. End of the Cold War and Nationalist Movements
28. Global Trade
29. Technological Developments
30. Social Changes
31. Demographic and Environmental Developments
Unit 5 Summary (Timeline, Key Comparisons, Change/Continuity Chart)Step 5: Build Your Test-Taking Confidence
Practice Test One
Answers and Explanations
Practice Test Two
Answers and Explanations
Appendices
Glossary of Terms
Bibliography
Web Sites
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