Barron's SAT Subject Test World History

Barron's SAT Subject Test World History

by William V. Melega M.Ed.

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Overview

This test preparation manual presents a general overview of world history, treating it as an academic discipline, and offering general study advice. Twenty-five study units review the entire scope of human history, summarizing:

  • The emergence of early human communities
  • The development of agricultural societies
  • The emergence of civilizations
  • Global exchange among peoples
  • The development of industry
  • Global demographic, economical, ecological , social, and cultural changes
    The chronicle of the world's civilizations is reviewed to the present era. The manual concludes with two full-length model tests with all questions answered and explained.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781438005263
    Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
    Publication date: 09/01/2015
    Pages: 576
    Sales rank: 1,167,288
    Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

    Table of Contents


    Introduction
    Lateral History and Global Connections
    Why Study World History?
    Test Format
    Study Tips
    10 Things to Remember Before Taking the Test
    Diagnostic Test
    Answer Explanations
    3.2 million B.C.E. - 3000 B.C.E.
    1 Prehistory and Paleolithic Man to the Emergence of Human Civilization
    3500 B.C.E. - 500 B.C.E.
    2 Early River Valley civilizations: Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and China, Plus Australia
    1500 B.C.E. - 350 C.E.
    3 Advances in Religion and Philosophy in Asia
    4 Quick Quiz: Chapters 1-3
    1600 B.C.E. - 323 B.C.E.
    5 Ancient Greece
    800 B.C.E. - 476 C.E.
    6 Ancient Rome
    206 B.C.E. - 220 C.E.
    7 Han China
    8 Quick Quiz: Chapters 5-7
    100 B.C.E. - 1598 C.E.
    9 Korea and Japan
    570 C.E. - 680 C.E.
    10 Formation of the Islamic Religion, Culture, and Civilization
    400 C.E. - 1100 C.E.
    11 Middle Ages in Western Europe
    12 Quick Quiz: Chapters 9-11
    330 C.E. - 1600 C.E.
    13 The Byzantine Empire and Russia
    1066 C.E. - 1492 C.E.
    14 The High Middle Ages in Europe


    15 Quick Quiz: Chapters 13-14
    5000 B.C.E. - 1500 C.E.
    16 African States
    28,000 B.C.E. - 1700 C.E.


    17 Mesoamerica, Spanish conquest, and the Peoples of North America
    200 C.E. - 1125 C.E.
    18 Tang and Song Dynasties: The Golden Ages of China
    19 Quick Quiz: Chapters 16-18
    731 C.E. - 1526 C.E.
    20 Middle Eastern Expansion: Islamic empires, Mongols, Turks, and the Gunpowder Empires


    1300 C.E. - 1687 C.E.
    21 The Renaissance and Reformation


    1000 C.E. - 1602 C.E.
    22 European Exploration
    23 Quick Quiz: Chapters 20-22
    1368 C.E. - 1725 C.E.
    24 The Age of Absolutism


    1440 C.E. - 1800s C.E.
    25 Mercantilism: The Creation of the Transatlantic Economy and Its Effects on the World
    1634 C.E. - 1792 C.E.
    26 The Enlightenment
    27 Quick Quiz: Chapters 24-26
    1754 C.E. - 1824 C.E.
    28 Revolutions Across the World
    1764 C.E. - 1866 C.E.


    29 The Industrial Revolution Across the Globe
    30 Quick Quiz: Chapters 28-29
    1800 C.E. - 1881 C.E.
    31 Nationalism in Europe and Russia


    1900 C.E. - 1949 C.E.
    32 Nationalism in Asia
    33 Quick Quiz: Chapters 31-32
    1500 C.E. - 1947 C.E.
    34 Imperialism and New Imperialism
    1800 C.E. - 1918 C.E.
    35 Japan Modernizes


    36 Quick Quiz: Chapters 34-35
    1879 C.E. - 1921 C.E.


    37 World War I to the Treaty of Versailles
    1905 C.E. - 1924 C.E.


    38 The Russian Revolution
    1919 C.E. - 1940 C.E.
    39 The Great Depression and the Road to World War II
    40 Quick Quiz: Chapters 37-39


    1931 C.E. - 1948 C.E.
    41 World War II through the creation of Israel


    1945 C.E. - 1993 C.E.
    42 Origins of the Cold War; Creation of NATO and the Warsaw Pact Alliances; and Conflicts in Europe, Korea, and Vietnam
    43 Quick Quiz: Chapters 41-42
    1870 C.E. - 2008 C.E.
    44 Decolonization in Africa and Asia
    1889 C.E. - 2014 C.E.
    45 The Decolonization of the Americas
    46 Quick Quiz: Chapters 44-45
    1978 C.E. - 2012 C.E.


    47 Collapse of the Soviet Union
    1953 C.E. - 2004 C.E.
    48 The Middle East Through Persian Gulf Wars
    1950 C.E. - present day
    49 Millennial Unrest: Era of Terrorism and Technology
    50 Quick Quiz: Chapters 47-49


    51 Practice Test 1
    52 Practice Test 2
    53 Practice Test 3

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