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ABOUT THIS BOOK
REA’s AP World History Crash Course is designed for the last-minute studier or any AP student who wants a quick refresher on the course. The Crash Course is based on the 2011 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 a Crash Course in 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’s AP World History Crash Course gives 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’s AP World History Crash Course will 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 this Crash Course, take our FREE online practice exam. To access your free practice exam, visit www.rea.com/crashcourse and 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!