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Foundations Unit (c. 8000 BCE - c. 600 CE)
Unit Handouts
Chapter Readings & Reading Guides
Unit Resources
Level 1 Resources
Foundations Unit Calendar - Spring 2015
Hunter-Gatherer Culture @ ABC-Clio
  (ask Mr. Millhouse for ABC-Clio password)
Big History Project - Threshold 6
    Patterns of Subsistence: Pastoralism
    Crash Course WH #1: Agricultural Revolution
Unit Assignments
Primary Source Documents Crash Course BH #7: Migration & Intensification
Types of Societies Chart Hammurabi's Code Big History Project - Threshold 7
Epic of Gilgamesh What is a Civilization, Anyway?
Civilization Scavenger Hunt
Hymn to the Nile Crash Course WH #201: Rethinking Civilization
Additional Ancient Civilization Documents  
  Sima Qian on Qin Shi Huangdi  
  Deeds of the Divine Augustus
Level 2 Resources
Carl Sagan's Cosmic Calendar
    Farmer Power from G,G,S
The Plow and Now
  Noble or Savage Reading
  Worst Mistake in Human History
  World Religions  
  Level 3 Resources
    Harappan State & Indus Civilization
    Generic Unit Resources
    History of the World in 7 Minutes
    David Christian's History of the World TED Talk
    History of Religion Animated Map


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
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)
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


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
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)
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 2nd 9-Weeks Taboo Cards  
Cold War Timeline
2nd Semester Chronology    
2nd Semester Taboo    


AP Review Sessions
  AP World History Review Schedule  
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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