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WORLD HISTORY HONORS
SYLLABUS

 

UNIT I

Text -
McDougal

Suplementary Material Media and Projects
Links

AP Central
World Maps
United Nations
Country Watch
National Geographic
Population -
Reference Bureau
Smithsonian Institute
Worldwatch Institute
World Health Organization
CIA World Factbook
US Census Bureau
US State -
Department
Federal Agency - Statistics
US Geological Survey
Association of - American Geographers
World Trends
The World Game
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Language Laws

Travel Language

 

I. Technological and Environmental Transformations (to 600 B.C.E.)

 

Key Concept 1.1 — Throughout the Paleolithic era, humans developed sophisticated technologies and adapted to different geographical environments as they migrated from Africa to Eurasia, Australasia, and the Americas.

Key Concept 1.2 — Beginning about 10,000 years ago, some human communities adopted sedentism and agriculture, while others pursued hunter-forager or pastoralist lifestyles—different pathways that had significant social and demographic ramifications.

Key Concept 1.3 — The appearance of the first urban societies 5,000 years ago laid the foundations for the development of complex civilizations; these civilizations shared several significant social, political, and economic characteristics.

 

 

Chapter 1
The Peopling of the World

Chapter 2
Early River Valley Civilizations

Chapter 3
People and Ideas on the Move


 



 

UNIT II

TEXT SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL MEDIA & PROJECTS

II. Population

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNIT III

TEXT SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL MEDIA & PROJECTS

III. Regional and Interregional Interactions
(c. 600 CE to 1450)

 

 

 

 

 

UNIT IV

 

TEXT SUPPLEMENTARY
MATERIAL
MEDIA & PROJECTS

IV.Regional and Interregional Interactions
(c. 600 CE to 1450)

 

 

 

 

 

UNIT V

 

TEXT

SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL

MEDIA & PROJECTS

V. Global Interactions
(c. 1450 CE to c. 1600)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNIT VI

TEXT

SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL

MEDIA & PROJECTS

VI. Urbanization

 

Urban Powerpoint


13-17% of the AP Exam

 

A.  Definitions of urbanism

B.  Origin and evolution of cities

1. Historical patterns of urbanization

2. Rural-urban migration and urban growth

3. Global cities and megacities

4. Models of urban systems

C.  Functional character of contemporary cities

1. Changing employment mix

2. Changing demographic and social structures

D.  Built environment and social space

1. Comparative models of internal city structure

2. Transportation and infrastructure

3. Political organization of urban areas

4. Urban planning and design

5. Patterns of race, ethnicity, gender, and class

6. Uneven development, ghettoization, and gentrification

7. Impacts of suburbanization and edge cities

 

Chapter 9
Urban Geography

Chapter 14
Globalization and the Geography of Networks

 

Cities and Structure: Handout A

Location and Models: Handout B

Global Urbanization: Handout C

Modern Urbanism: Handout D

Cities and Structure Review

Location and Models Review

Global Urbanization Review

Modern Urbanism
Review

Notes on Cities and Urbanization

 

Caesar III

AP Vocab and Definitions

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AP Geographers Page

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