Are you prepared to answer questions about engineering during the Sui Dynasty? What about the obstacles to democracy in 19th-century Latin America? These adaptive flashcards provide the best AP World History review, no matter what textbook you use. Updated September 2, 2019!
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Authored by top teachers and tutors who know what's most important on test day, AP World History contains:
Over 570 smart flashcards covering critical facts, events, and concepts from World history;
Detailed, but still concise, review of the context and significance of key moments and trends;
a comforting focus on the most-frequently tested topics. A full history couldn't be covered in 10000 cards, but our experts have done the prioritization for you!
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AP World History's 18 flashcard decks are organized as follows:
Asia: 1200 - 1450
North & South America: 1200 - 1450
Africa: 1200 - 1450
Europe: 1200 - 1450
Europe: 1450 - 1750
Asia: 1450 - 1750
North & South America: 1450 - 1750
Africa: 1450 - 1750
North & South America: 1750 - 1900
Asia: 1750 - 1900
Africa: 1750 - 1900
Europe: 1750 - 1900
World War II
The Cold War
Let's get started on scoring that 5 on the AP World History test!
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To educate students on the role of Asia in networks of exchange and the creation of a global tapestry, 1200-1450
To educate students on the role of the Americas in networks of exchange and the creation of a global tapestry, 1200-1450, specifically on the eve of Spanish invasion.
To educate students on the role of the Africa in networks of exchange and the creation of a global tapestry, 1200-1450
To educate students on the role of Europe in networks of exchange and the creation of a global tapestry, 1200-1450
To educate students on the expansion of European empires throughout the world, and how they helped to establish trans-oceanic connections
To educate students on the role that Asian land-based empires played in the trans-oceanic connections Europe was establishing, especially in the Indian Ocean and in East Asia
To educate students on the destruction of Native American socities, and how the aftermath of that destruction led to the establishment of trans-oceanic connections, specifically with Europe
To educate students on the events that occured in Africa from 1450-1750 that occured giving rise to the trans-atlantic slave trade
To educate students on the revolutions that diminished European power in the Americas, providing the foundation for countries that eventually industrialized
To educate students on the rise of European colonial power in Asia, which was greatly assisted by European industrialization
To educate students on the subjugation and partition of Africa by European powers from 1750-1900.
To educate students on the world-wide domination of European powers around the world during this period
To educate students on world events, with a special emphasis on the events leading to World War I
This deck focuses on world events between World War I and World War II, how international peacekeeping bodies failed to ensure international tranquility, and how militarism and totalitarianism arose in Europe and East Asia.
World War II was a global conflict that ranged from the shores of North America to China and Europe. This deck traces the path to war and the peace that emerged after the war's end.
After World War II, world events took place against the background of conflict between the world's two superpowers, the Soviet Union and the United States. This deck examines the period between World War II and the fall of the Soviet Union.
To educate students on the global struggle of colonized peoples, especially those in Africa and Asia, to attain and maintain their freedom from western powers
To educate students on the modern-day phenomenon known as "globalization", specifically the global events that led to its creation