Along the Mediterranean Sea.
Lots of Mountain.
Greece: Geography, Climate.
Lead to political fragments.
Broken up settlement separated by natural obstacles.
Minoan Bronze Age:
AP World History Summer Assignment
2016-17 School Year
Why do we have to do a summer assignment? This is a commonly asked question within local educational
circles. The reason is NOT because we are trying to take away your summer and burden you with a hea
VOCAB WORDS FOR THE CROSSWORD PUZZLE:
1. Civilization - a complex culture with 5 characteristics: (1) advanced cities, (2) specialized
workers, (3) complex institutions, (4) record keeping, and (5) advanced technology
2. Artisans - skilled workers who mad
AP World Byzantium MC Quiz 2016/2017
1. The shape of the dome of Hagia Sophia best reflects which of the following historical processes in
a. Interaction between humans and
b. State building and expansion
Council Rock High School- SOUTH
Advanced Placement World History Overview
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AP World History
Review Session 4: 1750-1914
1. The factors destabilizing the balance of power in Europe in
the late 1800s and early 1900s included all of the
a) The strong sense of nationalism held by many European
CIVILIZATIONS IN CRISIS: THE
OTTOMAN EMPIRE, THE ISLAMIC
HEARTLANDS AND THE QING
Stearns Chapter 26
The Ottoman Empire
The Decline of the Ottoman
AP World Review
What do the questions look like
The questions fall into 6 basic categories,
which are as follows:
Identification (35-40% of the test) - simply
test whether you know a fact, or facts.
Analytical (20-25% of the test) - makes you
1-The Host is speaking as the passage begins, we know because on top of the start of the passage it
2- The Host speaks the words tell us some moral thing, so we can learn something worthwhile
3- Gluttony, Pride, Lust, Wrath,
- Adolph Hitler:
o Came to power when the nation is broke, crippled in terms of its military.
o Came in hopes of expanding, mostly towards East.
- Rearmament- 100,000 cadre
o Limited placed on all branch of German military.
o 100,000 are t
Beginning of history
Topic: Old Stone Age
Situation where human use extremely few tools (sticks and stones).
Lasted about 10,000 to 40,000 years, hunting for food everyday.
Not much impact in the course of human history.
Societies follow animals and c
o Along the coastline.
Protection from invasion
Along the North,
o Very rocky
o Not much agriculture, can only graze little bit of animals.
o Protection from the Himalaya.
o Jungle protection.
Geography barriers; Yellow, Ya
Empires, Asia, Africa to 1914
- Industrialization- U.S., W. Europe:
o Moving from countries that are basically agricultural, where the majority of the
population are in the form, where the money is made to the majority of the
population lives in the city,
- Germany was cut into four zones.
o Most of Eastern Europe came into Russian control.
- 1945: Europe divided - 4 zones, Germany.
- United Nations:
o Organized by the 5 leading country.
China, U.S. France. Britain and Russia.
Each with a power
- Hinduism: Polytheism, Aryan Base.
o Brahma aka Atman- Universal force- unit.
o Multiple Deities:
Vishu the Creator.
Shiva the Destroyer.
o Themes: Universe is eternal, cyclic, manifestation of Vishu.
Hittites: 1600-1200 B.C. (from Anatolia (turkey)
Monarchs and nobility.
First to turn iron ore into iron~> Metal
Enabling the ability to make weapon out of them.
Leading to better weapon and better chance to win the war.
U.S to 1914.
- Constitution vice Articles of Confederation.
- Expansion, Louisiana Purchase, 1812-15.
o Contradiction between Jefferson's view.
That the government can only do what is stated in the constitution.
But the deal of the Louisiana purchase
Gunpowder Land-based Empires-A Comparison 1500-1750
(How they built and
managed their empires)
Sultan was the government
and enjoyed absolute