AP World History Unit 1 Test Review 2015 Test format: 50 multiple choice 8 map questions Be sure to review your summer packet as well as class notes, vocab, and the Unit 1 Powerpoint! Completed, handwritten review = 3 bonus points on the test. (Please do not attach the review in your notebook until it is returned to you.) 1. Prehistory and the Paleolithic era – what are the main characteristics and developments of the Paleolithic era? 2. Describe the general pattern and characteristics of the “peopling of the earth.” When did early hominids first migrate out of East Africa? What characterizes the first global migration patterns? 3. The Neolithic era - what are characteristics, changes, and effects of the agricultural revolution? 4. Civilization and the urban revolution – what are the characteristics of civilization? Where did the first cities emerge? 5. What was the relationship between early cities and pastoral communities? How did they interact and influence each other? 6. Comparison of Mesopotamia and Egypt – what are the main differences and similarities? 7. Early foundation civilizations – locations (use the map on the back of this review to label the locations of early civilizations and societies: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Israel, Phoenicia, Harappa, Huang He River Valley Civilization (Yangshao), Olmec, Chavin, and the places where Austronesian speakers settled. 8. Early foundation civilizations and societies – what are the main, important characteristics and contributions of each society listed in number 6? (Use our posters here!) 9. The Bantu migrations – where were they, when did they begin, and what was the impact? 10. Indo-European migrations – where were they, when did they begin, and what was the impact? 11. What is the periodization of AP World History? (Write it out!) 12. What is the definition of historiography? Why is it important for students of history to analyze and think about historiography?