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Welcome to the AP World History page. For the first day we will simply be learning the functions of this website and downloading a number of files so that we can get this "party" started.

STUDENT WORK LINKS

1. Homework Calendar

2. Class List:

AP Spivey B 2008-9

AP Spivey G 2008-9

3. Quest for Answers

4. Practice DBQ 2008-09

5. World History Blogger!

World History Blog


Must Know Information for World History Class

HOW TO DRIVE A WIKI:
Links for how to Embedding Video, Podcast, etc. As we all are learners here if you find something on the web that we all can use please add your external link to the page.

Wiki Support - A wiki support page built to help you learn some of the basics.

RULES OF WIKI:
  • All assignments will be into turned into the sites listed above. 'Spivey B' is an example of what this site will look like in the future.
  • A homework calendar page has been created to update you on due dates for homework, projects and test days.
  • Always name your pages with your or all members of the groups name. For example: French Revolution Jason Bob Sarah (Learn how to link here)
  • Name all pictures files with a unique name similar, example would be like what is stated above.
  • Peer responses must be put in the discussion tab.
  • All assignments have a time stamp, so don't turn your work late.
  • Remember that you are publishing this work to the world therefore remember to keep it academically appropriate. Other inappropriate used include name calling or personal attacks on fellow students or KIS staff, any foul language or pictures of sex, drugs and/or rock n' roll.

Failure to comply with the KIS internet safety guidelines could get you banded from the website which would be detrimental to your grade.

WHAT ARE THE PROPER STEPS OF WRITING A HISTORICAL ESSAY?
The following link I take no credit for its brilliance . Here are all the steps that one should take for writing a historical essay. On this coming up essay we want you to focus on your thesis and historical content. Follow the link if you want to learn more.
"The Historia Handbook was prepared by the History Department for the students of Horace Greeley High School as a guide to Historia, a program in historical research, thinking and writing. " (Zambernardi)

Zambernardi, Robert. "The Historia Handbook." The Historia Project. Jan. 2003. Horace Greeley High School. 31 Oct. 2007;
http://www2.chappaqua.k12.ny.us/hgfaculty/majagels/Historia/han_home.htm

MLA FORMAT QUESTIONS
Questions about MLA Format, check here.
Web-based program to help you with MLA format: Easybib.com

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THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF THE WORLD SUMMARIZED



CLASS UNITS-


Foundations:

Pre-History: Intro to AP WH

Unit One: The Rising of Man up to Civilization

Unit Two: Early Civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia and China

Unit Three: Early Civilizations of India and the Mediterranean

Post Classical Era:

Unit Four: To Spread or Not to Spread! That is the question!

Unit Five: The Differing Christian Worlds and Empire Building

Unit Six: The World in a China Sort of Mind

Connections to the Indian Ocean Mini Unit

Post Classical Unit Test Review



Early Modern Era:

MEGA Unit Seven: The Transformation of Regions Project Based Unit

Topic 1 Muslim Empires

Topic 2 Chinese Empires

Topic 3 Eastern and Western Europe

Topic 4 Africa

Topic 5 Americas


Modern Era:


Unit 8 Revolutionize, Industrialize, Nationalize and Imperialize -- The Story of Europe

Unit 9 We Can Stand Alone -- The Story of the Americas

Unit 10 What Goes Up Must Come Down -- The Story of the Great Empire (Ottoman, Mughal and Qing)

Unit 11 Copy Cat -- The Story of Japan and Russia


Present Era:

Unit 12: From War I to War II: A shift into the Industrialized World

Part I-- WWI through a Global Experience

Part II-- 1920s Looking for a New Answer!

Part III-- From Bad to Worse: The Great Depression and Global Responses
Part IV-- WWII the Truly Global Affair

Multiple Choice Test





MIDTERM-

CCOT Review Section

Potential Midterm Essay Questions

AP World Midterm Student Created Review Questions

Post Mid-Term



Final Exam Review Project


AP WORLD FINAL



Chapter Reviews

While looking up other AP textbooks I found a website that has summaries of the chapters in our textbook. If you click on a chapter, then scroll to the bottom of the left column there are multiple choice and short answer questions that are great for review :D (Submitted by Dong Ju!)