The World in 1450: Changing Balance of World Power
16.1 What were the most important changes in the Middle East between the
13th and the 15th centuries?
16.2 What caused the Chinese decision to abandon major expeditions?
Islamic Gunpowder Empires: a
The Islamic Gunpowder Empires: Ottoman, Safavid, Mughal
Nomadic Turkish conquerors
Muslim piety a sign of legitimacy (Sufi influence on leadership)
Imperial family politics often inv
The Rise of Russia
Each student must complete the Essential and Big Picture Questions
and Key Terms according to the specific instructions. Complete this
assignment on your own paper.
I will collect this for a grade on Monday/Tuesday, December
The Muslim Empires
Each student must complete the Essential and Big Picture Questions and Key
Terms according to the specific instructions. Complete this assignment on your
22.1 What were the factors that made it
CHAPTER 26: The Consolidation of Latin America, 1830
26.1 In what ways were the Latin American Independence movements part of the
political and intellectual changes in 18th and early 19th-century Europe?
26.2 Why were many of the
CHAPTER 27: Civilizations in Crisis: The Ottoman Empire, the Islamic
Heartlands, and Qing China
27.1 What were the external pressures and the internal divisions and weaknesses
that led to the breakup of much of the Ottoman empire in th
CHAPTER 28: Russia and Japan: Industrialization Outside the West
28.1 How did Russian reforms help spur initial industrialization?
28.2 Why did revolutionary potential grow in Russia?
28.3 How did Meiji Japan combine fundamental change
CHAPTER 25: Industrialization and Imperialism: The Making of the
European Global Order
25.1 What were the major differences between the first burst of European global
expansion from the 16th through the early 18th centuries and the era
CHAPTER 24: The Emergence of Industrial Society in the West,
24.1 What changes helped prepare revolutionary upheaval in western Europe
and North America?
24.2 What ideas did the French and American Revolutions share?
Victory and Reform
As a citizen of Athens individually it is our duty to start reforming our nation.
Each one of us is responsible to raise Attica back to the way it was, politically and
economically powerful. All citizens shall come together t
Slavery and Caste System Essay
During the classical period, Roman slavery and the Indian caste system exhibited
many similarities and few differences.
Both the Roman and the Indian economy
depended on slaves and the untouchables. They both can move down i
Between 1000 C.E. to 1750 C.E. Islam influenced South Asia by impacting its
political and cultural aspects whereas economically, it remained essentially the same.
Politically, Islam came into power and centralized the rule like when the Spaniar
While the Mongols political influence in China was more dramatic in the
short term, the Mongols actually influenced China less than they did Russia, which
labored under a longer (if less obvious) Mongol influence for centuries.
Economically though, the Mo
Women and the Scientific Revolution
During the 17th and 18th century, Europe had several different attitudes towards
women and their position during the scientific revolution. Their main jobs were to cook,
clean, and raise the children. However, the Enlig
Doc 4: Haveliuss drawing shows his view of working with
his wife. Her contributions probably made him have a
slightly more positive attitude with women in the science
Doc 5: Maria thought that learning and education was better
Han government official
Importance of water, waterways, and other engineering needs
Government authority over development of these needs; seen as the proper
scope of government to regulate
Attitude technology is essential part of the empire
Long Distance CCOT
There were many changes in long distance migrations in the period from 1700 to
1900 from Europe to the Americas such as in the beginning there was the diaspora of
Africans to the United States, but towards the end, the Atlantic slave tr
Advanced Placement United States History
POLITICAL ISSUES, EVENTS & CONCEPTS
Colonial Settlement & Founders
Roanoke (Lost Colony) (1585) - Sir Walter Raleigh
Jamestown (1607) - John Smith
Plymouth Colony (1620) - William Bradford (Pilgrims)
COMMONLY APPEARING TERMS FROM MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAMS
Peter Zenger trial
Great Puritan Migration
Acts of Trade &
Unit 2 Review
Ch 1 and 2
Know the following:
Who has Formal Authority
What is the source of legitimate power in the US.
When did this legitimate authority take place.
What is Democratic Centralism
The different types of democracy.
What is useful about Britain as a case study for AP Comparative Government & Politics?
Britain is the only country on the AP Comparative Government & Politics course
that provides an example of a developed and stable democratic system.
AP Comparative Government, Guided Reading - Russia (Chapter 4)
Directions Use your textbook to answer the questions below thoroughly in paragraph form.
1. Describe Russias unique geography.
2. Describe critical events leading to the end of
Name _ Parts I & II due Tuesday 11/15
China (Chapter 8)
Guided Reading Part I
(1) How did the Communist party both (1) showcase its world power status and (2) show the
world that the Communist party is still in charge?
-What are the two auto
CHAPTER 11: CONGRESS
The founding fathers intended for Congress to be the central policy-making body in the federal
government. Although the power of Congress has fluctuated over the years, today it shares with
the presidency and the judiciary the respons
Mexico Chapter 5
1. Describe geography of Mexico.
2. Sixty percent of the population is mestizo which means _. The rest of
the population is _ or indigenous which means _.
4. Mexicans are d
Mexico and Nigeria Review Questions!
Is Mexico heading in the right direction or are they on the wrong track? Explain.
How did Spanish imperialism and the US influence shape Mexican political life?
What is evidence for or against claims tha
Economic Policy Making:
Government, Politics, and the Economy:
2. Mixed Economy
Economic Policy at Work: An Illustration
Government Regulation and Business Practices
Its the Economy, Stupid: Voters, P
Key Legislation to Know For AP Exam
Hatch Act, 1939:
Limits political activities of civil service employees.
Civil Rights Act of 1964:
Title II bans discrimination in public places on basis of race, color, national origin, or
AP Government Exam Tips 2013
Actually study for the exam!
60 m/c questions in 45 minutes = 50% of score
4 essays in 100 minutes
= 50% of score
Constitutional Underpinnings 5-15%
Political Beliefs and Behaviors10-