5 Steps to a 5: AP World History: Modern 2020

5 Steps to a 5: AP World History: Modern 2020

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Overview

Get ready to ace your AP World History Exam with this easy-to-follow, multi-platform study guide
The immensely popular test prep guide has been updated and revised with new material and is now accessible in print, online and mobile formats. 5 Steps to a 5: AP World History 2020 introduces an easy to follow, effective 5-step study plan to help you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need to reach your full potential. The book includes hundreds of practice exercises with thorough answer explanations and sample responses. You’ll learn how to master the multiple-choice questions and achieve a higher score on this demanding exam.
Because this guide is accessible in print and digital formats, you can study online, via your mobile device, straight from the book, or any combination of the three. This essential guide reflects the latest course syllabus and includes four full-length practice exams (2 in the book and 2 online), plus proven strategies specific to each section of the test.

5 Steps to a 5: AP World History 2020 features:
•4 Practice Exams (2 in the book +2 online)
•Access to the entire Cross-Platform Prep Course in AP World History
•Hundreds of practice exercises with thorough answer explanations
•An interactive, customizable AP Planner app to help you organize your time
•Powerful analytics to assess test readiness
•Flashcards, games, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260454635
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/02/2019
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 56,566
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Peggy J. Martin teaches advanced placement World history at Del Rio High School in Del Rio, Texas.
Beth Bartolini-Salimbeni taught AP WorldHistory, AP European History, and AP Art History at Rio Rancho and Cibola HighSchools, in New Mexico. She is a Fulbright scholar and an NEH recipient, andserved as a question leader, assessment developer, and consultant to theCollege Board.


Wendy Petersen has taught a variety of courses, including AP World History, AP United States Government and Politics, and AP Seminar at Cibola High School, New Mexico.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction: The Five-Step Program
Step 1 Set Up Your Study Program
1 What You Need to Know About the AP World History: Modern Exam
Background Information
Reasons for Taking the Advanced Placement Exam
What You Need to Know About the AP World History: Modern Exam
2 How to Plan Your Time
Three Approaches to Preparing for the AP World History: Modern Exam
When to Take the Practice Exams
Setting Up a Study Group
Step 2 Determine Your Test Readiness
3 Take a Diagnostic Exam
AP World History: Modern Diagnostic Test
Step 3 Develop Strategies for Success
4 Tips for Taking the Exam
Multiple-Choice Questions
Short-Answer Questions
Document-Based Question
Long-Essay Question
Step 4 Review the Knowledge You Need to Score High
Technological and Environmental Transformations (to c. 600 BCE)
5 The World History Environment
6 Development of Agriculture and Technology
7 Structure of Early Civilizations
Summary: Technological and Environmental Transformations (to c. 600 BCE)
Timeline
Key Comparisons
Change/Continuity Chart
Organization and Reorganization of Human Societies (c. 600 BCE to c. 600 CE)
8 Rise of Classical Civilizations
9 Interactions in the Late Classical Era
Summary: Organization and Reorganization of Human Societies (c. 600 BCE to c. 600 CE)
Timeline
Key Comparisons
10 Origins of World Belief Systems
Major World Belief Systems
Change/Continuity Chart
Regional and Interregional Interactions: The Global Tapestry and Networks of Exchange (c. 600 CE to c. 1450)
Part I: (c. 600 CE to c. 1200 CE)
11 Rise and Spread of Islam
12 Expansion of China
Part II: (1200 to 1450 CE)
13 Changes in European Institutions
14 Interregional Trade and Exchange
15 Empires in the Americas
Summary: Regional and Interregional Interactions: The Global Tapestry and Networks of Exchange (c. 600 CE to c. 1450)
Timeline
Key Comparisons
Change/Continuity Chart
Global Interactions: Land-Based Empires and Trans-Oceanic Interconnections (c. 1450 to c. 1750)
16 Empires and Other Political Systems
17 Hemispheric Exchange
18 Systems of Slavery
19 Cultural and Intellectual Changes
Summary: Global Interactions: Land-Based Empires and Trans-Oceanic Interconnections (c. 1450 to c. 1750)
Timeline
Key Comparisons
Change/Continuity Chart
Industrialization and Global Integration: Revolutions and Consequences of Industrialization (c. 1750 to c. 1900)
20 Industrial Revolution and Social Changes
21 Demographic and Environmental Developments
22 World Trade
23 Political Revolutions
24 Western Imperialism
Summary: Industrialization and Global Integration: Revolutions and Consequences of Industrialization (c. 1750 to c. 1900)
Timeline
Key Comparisons
Change/Continuity Chart
Accelerating Global Change and Realignments (c. 1900 to the present)
25 Revolution, World Wars, and Depression
26 Cold War and the Post-War 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
Summary: Accelerating Global Change and Realignments (c. 1900 to the present)
Timeline
Key Comparisons
Change/Continuity Chart
Step 5 Build Your Test-Taking Confidence
Practice Test
Glossary
Bibliography
Websites
Maps of the World
Key Individuals

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