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Study Skills Links
     
General Skills Sites
Learning Style Inventories
Notetaking & Study Skills
5 Notetaking Methods
 
 
 
College Grants.org (thanks Ashley)
Online Research Links
Assessing Website Reliability  
     

 

Foundations Unit (c. 8000 BCE - c. 600 CE)
     
Unit Handouts
Chapter Readings & Reading Guides
Great Links
Foundations Unit Calendar - Spring 2015
History of the World in 7 Minutes
 
David Christian's History of the World TED Talk
    Ancient Mesopotamia at British Museum
Unit Readings
PowerPoints
This Fleeting World History of Religion Animated Map
 
World Religions  
The Plow and Now
Worst Mistake in Human History  
     
   
     
Foundations Documents Unit Assignments Crash Course Videos
Hammurabi's Code Neolithic Revolution CCOT Chart Agricultural Revolution Video
Epic of Gilgamesh Silk Roads Assignment & Silk Roads Reading
Hymn to the Nile  
Additional Ancient Civilization Documents 50 Word Sentence Instructions
Sima Qian on Qin Shi Huangdi Chronology Card Instructions
Deeds of the Divine Augustus Religions Chart - Part I - Part II
     
  Classical Empires Project  
  Chicago Style Bibliography Guide  
  Sample Bibliography  
  Plagiarism Contract  
     

 

Post-Classical Unit (600-1450 CE)
     
Unit Handouts
Reading Guides
Great Links
Unit Calendar - Spring 2015
Indian Ocean History - click on maps!
  The Indian Ocean & Global Trade
Islam in South Asia from Columbia University
The Mongols
European Feudalism from HowStuffWorks
   
Unit Readings
PowerPoints
 
The Silk Roads Crash Course Videos
The Silk Roads Map Islam - Crash Course Video
Religion and Gender Indian Ocean - Crash Course Video
Southernization Mansa Musa - Crash Course Video
Epic of Sundiata Crusades - Crash Course Video
Japanese & European Feudalism Mongols - Crash Course Video
Comparing Feudalism from Stearns  
Magna Carta  
     
Task 1 Links Unit Assignments  
A Short History of the Silk Roads Annotated Map Assignment  
Silk Roads on ABC-Clio ID & PW: hebronhawks Eurasia Map  
An Introduction to the Silk Roads    
Map 1, Map 2 (maps A and D), Map 3 World Travelers Project  
  World Travelers List  
Task 2 Links World Travelers Official Rubric  
Background Info on Indian Ocean Trade Chicago Style Bibliography Guide  
Indian Ocean History - click on maps! Sample Bibliography  
Southernization Plagiarism Contract  
Map 1, Map 2, Map 3    
  Post-Classical Chronology Cards  
Task 3 Links    
Trading Gold for Salt 1st Semester Taboo Cards  
Ghana & Mali Trading Empires    
Map 1    
     
Task 4 Links    
Role of Islam in African Slavery (Parts I & II)    
Map 1    
     
     

 

Early Modern Unit (1450 - 1750 CE)
 
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Unit Handouts
Guided Readings
Great Links
Unit Calendar - Fall 2014
Indian Ocean History - click on maps!
Unit Calendar - Spring 2015
Rise of the Portuguese Empire
 
  Voyages: Trans-Atlantic Slave Database
1450-1750 Annotated Course Description   Coffee Houses: The First Social Network
 
Power Points
American Silver, Ottoman Decline
Additional Readings
India in the World; the World in India
 
 
  Buddhism DBQ Sample  
   
Unit Assignments    
DBQ Views of Foreigners    
Silver, Sugar, or Spices? World Trade Map  
     
Silver Secondary Documents Sugar Documents Spice Documents
Rich as Potosi Bittersweet Isles Edible History - use all parts - Part I, II, III
Early Global Commodities (click VoD on left) Sweet Industry Nathaniel's Nutmeg Space Race
CC #25: The Spanish Empire & Silver CC #24: The Atlantic Slave Trade Hunger for Spices
The Silver Trade - Part I & II Engenho System Chile Peppers in World Trade
Economies of Exploitation   No Innocent Spice: Nutmeg
Silver, Silk, and Manila A Taste of Paradise: Cinnamon
The Manila Galleons   History of Cloves
     
Silver Primary Sources Sugar Primary Sources Spices Primary Sources
Global Commodities - primary sources pg. 2 Sugar Harvesting & Processing Spices & Vasco da Gama
  Sugar in the Atlantic World - use links on left Voltaire Quote with picture from Strayer
  Sugar DBQ  
     

 

Industrialization & Western Global Hegemony (1750-1914 CE)
     
Unit Handouts
Guided Readings
Great Links
Unit Calendar - Fall 2014
Global Story of the American Revolution
Unit Calendar - Spring 2015
The French Revolution
  Napoleon (w/Battlefield Simulator)
Haitian Revolution Crash Course
    U.S. Role in Haitian Revolution
Assignments
Power Points
Latin American Independence Crash Course
2009 DBQ - African Responses  
2003 DBQ - Indentured Servitude  
   
  Maji Maji Rebellion in the Congo
   
   
     
Additional Readings    
Declaration of Independence    
Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen    
Simon Bolivar's Jamaica Letter    
Haitian Revolution Handout    
Frederick Engels on Industrial Manchester    
   
ABC's for Baby Patriots    
     
     
     
     
     

 

The Twentieth Century (1914 - Present)
 
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Unit Handouts
Guided Readings
Great Links
World War I from BBC
1914-Present Unit Calendar - Spring 2015
The Great War on PBS
   
  Japan & Road to World War II
   

Additional Readings
Power Points
 
Treaty of Versailles  
The Economic Consequences of the Peace  
Second Pan-African Congress Manifesto Asian Revolutions (Great Timelines)
Rape of Nanking Reading  
20th Century Science Reading (for Mind Map)  
 
The Cold War (revised)
 
Practice DBQs for 20th Century  
Cricket & Imperialism DBQ  
Olympics DBQ    
Green Revolution DBQ    
     
Unit Assignments & Assignment Resources    
20th Century Mind Map    
Cold War Timeline
   
     
2nd Semester Chronology    
2nd Semester Taboo    
     
     
   
     

 

AP Review Sessions
     
  AP World History Review Schedule  
 
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Student Review Projects
Review Session Power Points
Review Websites
(May have some inaccuracies; use at own risk)
 
Review Games - 20+ games under sophomore
Unit 1
Big Geography & Peopling of the Earth
Student's Friend - Overview of Essential Info
 
   
  Test-Taking Tips  
Unit 2
   
Development of Religious & Cultural Traditions
Content Specific Websites
Review Videos
Bridging World History - click VOD to watch
Indian Ocean History - click on maps!
 
Unit 3
A Short History of Islam
European Feudalism from HowStuffWorks
History of the World in Two Hours
Continuity & Innovation in State Forms
 
Increased Productive Capacity
Miscellaneous Links
 
Unit 4
Voyages: Trans-Atlantic Slavery Database
   
   
   
 
Regional History Websites
 
Unit 5
 
 
 
 
Asia for Educators & Students  
Global Migration
   
     
Unit 6
   
   
   
20th Century Revolutions
   
   
   
Global Economy, Society, & Culture
   
     
 
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