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Foundations Unit (c. 8000 BCE - c. 600 CE)
Unit Handouts
Chapter Readings & Reading Guides
Foundations Videos
Foundations Unit Calendar - Fall 2015
Early History
History of the World in 7 Minutes
  TED: David Christian's History of the World
Crash Course WH #1: Agricultural Revolution
    Crash Course BH #7: Migration & Intensification
Unit Assignments
Unit Readings Early Civilizations
50 Word Sentence What is a Civilization, Anyway? Crash Course WH #201: Rethinking Civilization
Noble or Savage Reading Hammurabi's Code Crash Course WH #2: Indus Valley
Epic of Gilgamesh Crash Course WH #3: Mesopotamia
Hymn to the Nile Crash Course WH #4: Egypt
Han-Roman Technology DBQ Additional Ancient Civilization Documents TedEd: Hapshetsut
  Excerpts from the Dao De Jing It's History: Chinese Bronze Age
  The Teachings of the Buddha  
Sima Qian on Qin Shi Huangdi World Religions
Deeds of the Divine Augustus History of Religion Animated Map
Pericles Funeral Oration It's History: Taoism, Buddhism, Confucianism
World Religions It's History: Confucius
TedED: Confucius
    Classical Empires
    Crash Course WH #5: Persia & Greece
    Crash Course WH #8: Alexander the Great
    Crash Course WH #6: Buddha & Ashoka
    Crash Couse WH #9: The Roman Empire
    TedEd: Assassination of Julius Caesar
    Crash Course #11: Early Christianity
    TedEd: Teenage Life in Ancient Rome
    It's History: Qin & Han Dynasties
    TedEd: Qin Dynasty Terra Cotta Warriors


Post-Classical Unit (600-1450 CE)
Unit Handouts
Reading Guides
Post-Classical Videos
Trade Routes
Crash Couse WH #9: The Silk Roads
  TedEd: Silk Roads
Crash Course WH #18: Indian Ocean Trade
The Mongols Crash Course WH: 16: Mansa Musa & Islam
    TedEd: Mansa Musa: Richest Man in History
Unit Assignments
Unit Readings
Post-Classical Trade Routes Map The Silk Roads Post-Classical Empires
  Sima Qian on Travels of Zhang Qian Crash Course WH #12: Fall of Byzantine Empire
  Development of the Silk Roads TedEd: Hagia Sophia
  Silk Roads or Steppe Roads? TedEd: Origins of Russia
    It's History: Empress Wu
  Indian Ocean Trade It's History: Chinese Junks
  Introduction to Indian Ocean Trade History of Japan
  Southernization TedEd: History vs. Genghis Khan
  Indian Ocean History - click on maps!
The Indian Ocean & Global Trade
The Sand Roads
Bridging World History (use 10:30 to 16:50) General Resources
Crash Course WH: 16: Mansa Musa & Islam Islam in South Asia from Columbia University
TedEd: Mansa Musa: Richest Man in History
European Feudalism from HowStuffWorks
The Mongols
Additional Readings Mongols in World History
Aztec & Inca Religion and Gender  
  Arab Women  
  Epic of Sundiata  
  Magna Carta  


Early Modern Unit (1450 - 1750 CE)
Unit Handouts
Guided Readings
Additional Unit Resources
Worlds of the 15th Century
Indian Ocean History - click on maps!
Unit Calendar - Spring 2016
History vs. Christopher Columbus from TED-Ed
  Rise of the Portuguese Empire
1450-1750 Annotated Course Description   Voyages: Trans-Atlantic Slave Database
Power Points
The Atlantic Slave Trade from TED-Ed
Additional Readings
Coffee Houses: The First Social Network
Maritime Empires American Silver, Ottoman Decline
India in the World; the World in India
  Ching Shih: From Prostitute to Pirate Lord
Unit Assignments Buddhism DBQ Sample  
DBQ Pre-Columbian Americas    
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
Trans-Pacific Trade Network   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 on Sugar  
  Sugar, Sugar, and MORE Sugar  


Industrialization & Western Global Hegemony (1750-1914 CE)
Unit Handouts
Guided Readings
Great Links
Global Story of the American Revolution
Unit Calendar - Spring 2016
The French Revolution
  Napoleon (w/Battlefield Simulator)
Haitian Revolution Crash Course
    U.S. Role in Haitian Revolution
Power Points
Latin American Independence Crash Course
2010 DBQ - Global Industrialization  
2003 DBQ - Indentured Servitude  
2009 DBQ - African Responses Latin American Independence  
  Maji Maji Rebellion in the Congo
Additional Readings Project Resources  
Declaration of Independence Global Industrialization Project  
Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen Six Factors for Global Integration  
Simon Bolivar's Jamaica Letter Global Industrialization Video  
Haitian Revolution Information    
Frederick Engels on Industrial Manchester Concept Review Power Points  
Key Concept 5.1  
ABC's for Baby Patriots

Key Concept 5.2 - (Will not be posted tonight, sorry.)

  Key Concept 5.3  
  Key Concept 5.4 - (Will not be posted tonight, sorry.)  


The Twentieth Century (1914 - Present)
Unit Handouts
Guided Readings
Great Links
1914-Present Unit Calendar - Fall 2014
Prelude to WWI - Part I
1914-Present Unit Calendar - Spring 2015
Prelude to WWI - Part II
  Prelude to WWI - Part III
  Trench Warfare

Additional Readings
Power Points
Treaty of Versailles  
The Economic Consequences of the Peace Japan & Road to World War II
Second Pan-African Congress Manifesto Asian Revolutions (Great Timelines)
Rape of Nanking Reading History of Israel & Palestine
20th Century Science Reading (for Mind Map) Iranian Revolution
The Cold War (revised)
Practice DBQs for 20th Century  
Cricket & Imperialism DBQ  
Olympics DBQ    
Green Revolution DBQ    
Unit Assignments    
Taboo Cards    
Chronology Cards    


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
History of Japan Video  
Regional History Websites
Unit 5
Asia for Educators & Students  
Global Migration
Unit 6
20th Century Revolutions
Global Economy, Society, & Culture