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Course: Sws World History To 1500 A.D. (HST 203)

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AP®World History: Modern

Speed Review

Unit 1: Global Tapestry (1200-1450) 8-10% of the Exam

AP World History opens with a global review of the different peoples and cultures from six different AP Regions from 1200-1450.

East Asia- Song China, Confucianism, Buddhism, Civil Service

Exam, Champa Rice, Filial Piety, Grand Canal

Dar al-Islam- Fall of the Abbasid Caliphate, House of Wisdom,

Algebra, Medicine and Philosophy, Start of Turkic rule, Sufism

South and Southeast Asia- Delhi Sultanate, Hinduism and

Buddhism, Bhakti Movement, Sufism, Buddhist and Hindu states

Americas- Incan Empire, Aztec Empire, Mayan City States, Mit’a

System, Incan Road, Human Sacrifice, Chinampa, Tenochtitlan

Africa- Great Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Mali, Timbuktu, Salt and Gold,

Islam, Ibn Battuta, Swahili, Mansa Musa, Camel Caravans

Europe- Feudalism, Manorialism, Serfdom, Crusades, Black

Death, Marco Polo

Main Characters

Minamoto Yoritomo, Mansa Musa, Zhenghe, al-Razi, Pachacuti, Johannes Gutenberg

Skills Focus

Comparison- Explain relevant similarities and differences between state building in different AP regions.

Continuity and Change- Describe a pattern of continuity and/or change in one of the AP regions from 1200-1450.

Unit 2: Networks of Exchange (1200-1450) 8-10% of the Exam

The connectivity of Afro-Eurasia via the major trade routes, including the cultural and environmental consequences, and the Mongols.

The Silk Roads- Kashgar/Samarkand, Caravanserai, Paper

Money, Flying Cash, Banking, Porcelain, Chinese Iron/Steel

The Mongol Empire- Genghis Khan, Khanates, Cultural Transfers

of medical knowledge/numbering, Steppe, Bubonic Plague

Exchanges in the Indian Ocean- Gujarat/Malacca, Diaspora,

Monsoon winds, Compass, Ming Admiral Zhenghe

Trans-Saharan Trade Routes- Caravans, Camel Saddles, Mali,

Islam, Mansa Musa, Gold and Salt, Timbuktu, Caravanserai

Cultural Consequences- Spread of Buddhism, Hinduism, and

Islam, Spread of Paper and Gunpowder, Ibn Battuta, Marco Polo

Environmental Consequences- Bubonic Plague, Champa rice,

Citrus fruits, Sugar, Bubonic Plague

Main Characters

Genghis Khan, Marco Polo, Zhenghe, Ibn Battuta, Margery Kempe

Skills Focus

Comparison- Explain the relevant similarities and differences among various networks of exchange.

Causation- Describe the causes and effects of the increased volume/expanded range of existing trade routes.

Unit 3: Land-Based Empires (1450-1750) 12-15% of the Exam

The major global land based empires of the Early Modern Period included the Manchus, Mughals, Ottomans, and Safavids.

Manchu Empire- Gunpowder, Qing, Kangxi, Imperial Portraits,

Civil Service Exam, Banner System, Queue, Neo-Confucianism

Songhai Empire- Islam, Askia Muhammad, Gao, Trans-Saharan

Aztec Empire- Tenochtitlan, Human Sacrifice, Chinampas

Inca Empire- Cuzco, Incan Road, Atahualpa, Sun Temple

Tokugawa Japan- Salaried Samurai, Shogun, Bakafu, Sakoku

Ottoman Empire- Gunpowder, 1453, Istanbul, Devshirme,

Janissaries, Tax Farming, Millet System, Sunni Islam, Alhambra

Decree, Miniatures, Battle of Chaldiran

Safavid Empire- Gunpowder, Shi’a Islam, Battle of Chaldiran

Mughal Empire- Gunpowder, Divine Faith, Sikhism, Zamindars,

Taj Mahal, Marathas,

Europe-Versailles, Protestant Reformation, Scientific Revolution

Main Characters

Mehmet II, Montezuma II, Guru Nanak, Martin Luther, Suleiman I, Akbar I, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Shah Abbas I, Kangxi

Skills Focus

Comparison- Compare the methods by which various empires increased their influence from 1450 to 1750.

Continuity and Change- Explain the continuities and changes within the various belief systems from 1450-1750.

Unit 4: Transoceanic Interconnections (1450-1750) 12-15% of the Exam

A focus on the European maritime empires and the connections they make with the peoples of Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

New Technology- Caravel, Fluyts, Prevailing Winds, Astronomical

charts, Astrolabe, Compass, Lateen Sails

Portuguese Empire- Trading Post Empire, Trans-Atlantic Slave

Trade, Brazil/Angola/Indian Ocean, Cash Crops, Spice Islands

Spanish Empire- Reconquista, Viceroyalties, Aztecs/Incas,

Encomiendas, Castas, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Vodun, Potosi

Trading Companies- Joint Stock Company, Dutch V.O.C.,

Indonesia, British East India Co., Spice Trade (Nutmeg, Pepper)

Columbian Exchange- Exchange of plants, animals, diseases

when East met West, Potatoes, Sugar, Smallpox, Okra, Rice

Challenges to State Power- Cossacks, Marathas, Ana Nzinga,

Revolts from the Enslaved (Queen Nanny), Tokugawa Ieyasu

Changing Social Hierarchies- Alhambra Decree, Castas,

Creoles/Peninsulares, Timars-Boyars-Gentry vs. Monarchs,

Banners, Millets, Din-i-alahi, Han vs. Qing in China

Main Characters

Prince Henry, Chris Columbus, Vasco da Gama, Bartolome de las Casas, Atahualpa, Ana Nzinga, Queen Nanny

Skills Focus

Causation-Explain the causes of the Columbian Exchange and its effects on the Eastern/Western Hemispheres.

Continuity and Change- Explain how economic developments in this period affected social structures over time.

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