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
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|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