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Class: AP World History

Luke Thomas

Luke Thomas

B.A. in History from Fresno State
Master of Divinity from Multnomah University

AP Economics, AP World History

Overview:

The goal of AP world history is to prepare students for the AP World History test. Students will learn to analyze causes and consequences in world history while observing societies, politics, interactions with the environment, cultures, and economics. Students are taught to understand cultures for the sake of Christian engagement.

Topics to be covered:

  • – Origins of Ag to River civilizations
  • – New Civilizations 2200-250 B.C.
  • – Mediterranean and Middle East 2000-500 BC
  • – Greece and Iran 1000-30 B.C.
  • – Rome and Han China 753B.C. -600 A.D.
  • – India and Southeast Asia 1500 B.C.-600 A.D.
  • – Networks of Trade 300 B.C.-600 A.D.
  • – Rise of Islam 600-1200 A.D.
  • – Christianity 600-1200 A.D.
  • – Inner and East Asia 600-1200 A.D.
  • – American Civilizations 600-1500 A.D.
  • – Mongols 1200-1500 A.D.
  • – Tropical Africa and Asia 1200-150A.D.
  • – Latin West 1200-150A.D.
  • – Maritime Revolution
  • – Transformation of Europe 1500-1750 A.D.
  • – American Colonial Societies 1530-1770 A.D.
  • – Atlantic System and Africa 1550-1800 A.D.
  • – SW Asia and Indian Ocean 1500-1750 A.D.
  • – Northern Eurasia 1500-1800 A.D.
  • – Revolutionary Changes 1750-1850 A.D.
  • – Industrial Revolution 1760-1851 A.D.
  • – State building in America 1800-1890 A.D.
  • – Imperialism and Empires 1800-1870 A.D.
  • – Africa, India, British Empire 1750-1870 A.D.
  • – New Power Balance In the 20th century
  • – Crisis of Imperial order in the 20th century
  • – Independence of India Africa America in the 20th century
  • – Cold War and Decolonization in the 20th century