The Mongol Empire

The Mongol Empire

During the 1200s, many of the major post-classical empires fell. One central empire grew to be the largest land-based empire in human history — The Mongols. The Mongol Empire grew out of a large group of nomads in modern-day Mongolia (go figure) who originally...
The Mongol Empire

The Silk Road

What Was It? 🗺️ The Silk Road was used as a vast network of trading routes that connected the East to the West: Constantinople in Europe to Chang’an in Asia. It was the center of the cultural, economic, political, and religious interactions between various Eurasian...
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AP World History: The Columbian Exchange

Between 1450 and 1750, globalization and the connection between Europe and the Americas was a key focal point in the development of the world economy and brought together two previously isolated continents. So, what caused the Columbian Exchange and what did it cause?...
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AP World History: Imperialism and The Scramble for Africa

During the period 1750 to 1900, industrialization and the growth of capitalism brought with it new methods of obtaining economic prosperity and growth. During the 1800s, land outside of Europe was dominated by European imperialism The term imperialism is defined as...
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What Do I Need to Know for AP World Unit 4? (1450-1750)

Unit 4: Transoceanic Encounters (1450 – 1750 CE) In AP® World History: Modern, unit 4 spans from 1450 CE to 1750 CE and accounts for 12-15% of the material on the exam. This guide was updated to align with the new course!  Check the Fiveable calendar for this...
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DBQ, LEQ, & SAQ Rubrics Points Explained

AP World History Rubrics 📓  AP World History LEQ and DBQ Rubrics  To ensure that you receive all the points possible in the Free-Response section of the exam you should be aware of and follow the criteria expected of you. It is important to note that AP World History...