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Ap World History Unit 3 Essay Questions

Practice DBQ--Use this College Board released DBQ to write an intro. paragraph and at least 3 topic sentences.  Be sure to review the DBQ rubric.

This page is for all things related to AP World History.  Click on the links below, and in the column on the right, for information, activities, hand outs, etc.

Course Syllabus, Download it here. (PDF file.)

SAMOHI update homework policy.

**Textbook Chapters**

For those without their textbooks, click on the links below for the chapters so that you don't fall behind.

Reading Log

Click here (.docx)

Click here  (.pdf)

Click on the links above for the reading log for the class.  I saved them in 2 formats just in case you can't open one.  this document contains all of the key terms and focus questions you will need to complete for the course. You will need to read the entire book before May, because that's when we take the AP exam!!!

Essay Questions

Click here for a handout containing nearly all of the essay questions asked on the AP World History exam since it began.  Use the document to study/review, and be sure you are able to answer all of the questions by the end of the course.  Also, some of the questions listed MAY be on in-class examsso download and go over them!

AP Reader

Click here, for a collection of primary source documents we will use in class. For most of the documents, we will summarize them and answer the focus/analysis questions.  Be sure your responses are at least a complete paragraph for the summary, and complete sentences for the questions.

Maps

Historical Maps.  Click on the link to get the various maps you will need for the class; they cover all time periods and continents.

Blank Maps.  Click on this link for a collection of blank world maps.  We will use many of them throughout the year.

Webquests

Listed in each unit below are webquests.  Webquests require you to answer questions based on reading/viewing/listening to various sources on the internet.  The links to the internet sources, and the questions for them, can be found on the handouts provided on my links.  Some links may require you to manually input the address in your browser.  All of the links work.

GRAPES 

GRAPES is an acronym for Geography, Religion, Accomplishments, Politics, Economics, Social Structures.  Use this handout to analyze the important aspects of the civilizations we will learn about throughout the year.

SOAPS

SOAPS.  Use this handout for analyzing primary/secondary sources.  It too is an acronym.

Text Paragraph

Text Paragraph  Use this handout for instructions on how to write a single, text based paragraph

  • Unit I-- Foundations to B.C.E and B.C.E to C.E (Combined Unit)

    Listed below are various handouts, documents, and articles that pertain to Unit I.  Click on them and download/read them.  Be sure to follow all directions and complete all questions asked on the document or specified by the teacher.

    1. Code of Hammurabi

    Webquests Click on the items below to access the handouts with the links and questions for each topic.  Answer all quesitons in complete sentences. 

    1.  Early Americas Webquest

    2.  Importance of the Nile

    3.  Comparing Athens to Sparta

    4.  Buddha's Truth

    5.  Roman Government

    6.  Early River Civilizations Comparison

    7.  Greece: Politics and Tyranny

  • Unit II C.E

    Webquests--Click on the items below to access the handouts with the links and questions for each topic. Answer all quesitons in complete sentences.

    1.  Feudalism

    2.  The Crusades

    3.  Magna Carta

    4.  Bubonic Plague

    5.  Block Printing in China

    6.  Ibn Battuta

    7.  Trans-Sahara Travel

    8.  Conquest of Jerusalem

    9.  Christianity in Late Antiquity

      Barbarian Invasions

    Journal of Ibn Battuta

      India Web Quest

     Zheng He Web Quest

      Japanese Culture Web Quest

     Byzantine Empire Web Quest

    Unit I and II Review. Click on the link for a review of the important aspects of Units I and II.

    Work Packets--Pay attention in class, as we may NOT complete all of the documents in each packet.  I will let you know which documents you need to complete. 

    1.  Packet #River Valleys to Classical World

    2.  Packet #Byzantine Empire, Russia, Mongol Empire & Islam--click here for documents related to these topics.

    3.  Packet #Early Africa and the Americas

  • Unit III

    Webquests--Click on the items below to access the handouts with the links and questions for each topic. Answer all quesitons in complete sentences.

    Veteran's Day Activity

    1.  Ships and Technology 

    2.  Ferdinand Magellan

    3.  Japanese/Chinese Illustrated Timeline

         Timeline Rubric

    4.  Explorers Chart

    5.  Reformation Webquest

    6.  Enlightenment Webquest

    7.  Declaration of Independence comparison with Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen

    Unit III Review. Click on the link for a review of the important aspects of Unit III.

    Work Packets--Pay attention in class, as we may NOT complete all of the documents in each packet.  I will let you know which documents you need to complete.  

    4.  Packet #Medieval Europe, Renaissance, Reformation

    5.  Packet #Absolutism, Democracy, and Revolutions

  • Unit IV

    Webquests--Click on the items below to access the handouts with the links and questions for each topic. Answer all quesitons in complete sentences. 

    China/Japan

    1.  Meiji Restoration

    French Revolution

    1.  The Three Estates

    2.  Storming of the Bastille

    3.  The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

    4.  Reign of Terror

    5.  The Executions

    The Enlightenment

    Brochure Handout, click here for the project.

    Adam Smith, short biography and ideas

    6.  Society and Government

    7.  Powers of Government

    8.  The Rights of Women

    Imperialism

    9.  The "White Man's" Burden

      The Economics of Imperialism

    Click on the links on the above handout, or click here for the documents used in class

      Indigenous Response to Imperialism

    Click on the links on the above handout, or click here for the documents used in class

      International Competition

    13 .  Defining Nationalism

      Nationalism and Romanticism

      U.S. Imperialism, differing views.

     Imperialism Data.

     European Imperialism Webquest

     Rise of Modern Japan

      Japan's Response to Imperialism

     Rise of Modern China

     Rise of Modern China Webquest

     Revolutions and Nationalist Movements Questions

    Revolutions Webquest

    Work Packets--Pay attention in class, as we may NOT complete all of the documents in each packet.  I will let you know which documents you need to complete

    6.  Packet #Industrialization and Imperialism

    Unit IV Review.  Click on the link for a review of the important aspects of Unit IV.

  • Unit V Present

    Webquests Click on the items below to access the handouts with the links and questions for each topic. Answer all quesitons in complete sentences.

    Rise and Fall of Communism

    1.  The Communist Manifesto

    2.  The Russian Revolution

    3.  Stalinism and Totalitarianism

    4.  Failure of the Soviet System

    5.  Reform and Collapse

    6.  Memorial Day activity.

    World War I

    7.  Wilson's 14 Points Speech

    7A.  WWI Webquest

    World War II

    8.  Atomic Bomb Questions

    8A.  WWII Essential Questions

    8B.  WWII Webquest

    Cold War

    9.  Cold War Handouts (Ch. 26 and 27)

      Cold War Cartoons

     Cold War Webquest

    Post-WWII and Beyond

      Chapter Packet

      Extra Credit Movie Review.  Spring break assignment, feel free to complete it (and upload it) if you have time over break.  Hard copy due the Monday we return.

       Iraq Joint Resolution

     Post Questions

    Unit V Review.  Click on the link for a review of the important aspects of Unit V.

    Work Packets--Pay attention in class, as we may NOT complete all of the documents in each packet.  I will let you know which documents you need to complete

    7.  Packet #World War I, Russian Revolution, and World War II

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  • Unit 1 - Classical Era - BCE - CE

  • Unit 2 - Post-Classical Era - CE -

  • Unit 3 - Early Modern Era - -

  • Unit 4 - Modern Era - -

  • Unit 5 - 20th Century - - Present