AP World Midterm Review

AP MIDTERM REVIEW for AP World: due at the beginning of class on
Unit 1 to 600bce
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1. -600 BCE: Neolithic Revolution/ Foundations
2. 600 BCE - 600 AD: Classical
3. 600-1450: Post Classical
4. 1450-1750: Early Modern
5. 1750 - 1914: Revolutions
6. 1914 - Present: Global World
1. What were major results of the agricultural revolution? (Think in terms of the
effects on hunting and gathering societies)
2. Compare and contrast Mesopotamia and Egypt
Unit 2 600 bce-600 ad
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3. Describe the political organization in Persia.
4. Compare and Contrast the Roman and Han Empires.
5. Describe Rome's political system and its relationship with its citizens.
6. Describe major characteristics of classical empires.
7. What was the importance of the Mayan civilization?
8. What were early civilizations and one important characteristic of each?
9. Describe Athenian democracy
10. Describe the main beliefs of Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism
11. Compare and contrast Buddhism and Hinduism
12. What are the differences between the Maurayan and the Gupta dynasties?
Unit 3 600-1450
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13. What was the motivation of the crusades?
14. Describe the groups of people and goods that were involved in the Silk
15. Compare politics in Europe and China in the 11th-14th century.
16. Describe the Byzantine Empire and compare it to the Western Roman
17. Compare and contrast the society, religion, and political set up of the Aztec
and Inca empires. 18. Describe Sikhism and its relation to Islam and Hinduism.
19. Describe the pillars of Islam
20. Compare and contrast the society, politics, and religion of the Aztec and
Inca Empires.
21. Describe the major components of the Mughal Empire.
22. How did the Song and Tang dynasties influence society?
23. Describe China's affect on Korea, Japan, and Vietnam.
24. Describe the Mongol empire. (look at China, Persia, Russia)
25. Describe the important kingdoms of West Africa
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26. What is the significance of the Reformation?
27. How did religion influence the scientific revolution?
28. Why was Europe able to be the starting point for the enlightenment and
discuss two philosophers and their ideas.
29. Describe the Middle Passage.
30. Describe the Columbian Exchange.
31. Describe the encomienda system
32. What is the significance of the Silver trade? (Who is involved, who does it
impact, etc.)
33. Describe humanism and discuss how it transformed the Renaissance.
34. Compare the policies of Aurangzeb and Akbar.
1. -600 BCE--Neolithic foundations
2. 600 BCE- 600 AD classical
3. 600-1450 Post classical
4. 1450-1750: early modern
5. 1750-1914: Revolutions
6. 1900- Present- Global world