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Foundations Unit (c. 8000 BCE - c. 600 CE)
Unit Handouts
Chapter Readings & Reading Guides
Unit Resources
Level 1 Resources
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
Unit Resources
The Silk Roads
A Short History of the Silk Roads
  Silk Roads Crash Course
Silk Roads or Steppe Roads?
The Mongols  
    Indian Ocean Trade
Unit Readings
Introduction to the Indian Ocean World
The Silk Roads Indian Ocean Crash Course
The Silk Roads Map Southernization
Religion and Gender  
Southernization Trans-Saharan Trade
Epic of Sundiata Mansa Musa & Islam in Africa Crash Course
Magna Carta
Bad Weather Assignments Unit Assignments General Resources
Bad Weather Assignments Annotated Map Assignment
Japanese & European Feudalism Eurasia Map
Indian Ocean History - click on maps!
Comparing Feudalism from Stearns   The Indian Ocean & Global Trade
Way of Samurai DBQ   Islam in South Asia from Columbia University
The Aztecs Video  
European Feudalism from HowStuffWorks
The Lost Inca Empire  
    Mongols in World History


Early Modern Unit (1450 - 1750 CE)
Unit Handouts
Guided Readings
Additional Unit Resources
Unit Calendar - Fall 2014
Worlds of the 15th Century
Indian Ocean History - click on maps!
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
American Silver, Ottoman Decline
India in the World; the World in India
  Buddhism DBQ Sample Ching Shih: From Prostitute to Pirate Lord
Unit Assignments    
DBQ Pre-Columbian Americas    
DBQ Views of Foreigners World Trade Map  
Silver, Sugar, or Spices?    
  Sugar Documents Spice Documents
Silver Secondary Documents Bittersweet Isles Edible History - use all parts - Part I, II, III
Rich as Potosi Sweet Industry Nathaniel's Nutmeg Space Race
Early Global Commodities (click VoD on left) CC #24: The Atlantic Slave Trade Hunger for Spices
CC #25: The Spanish Empire & Silver Engenho System Chile Peppers in World Trade
The Silver Trade - Part I & II   No Innocent Spice: Nutmeg
Economies of Exploitation A Taste of Paradise: Cinnamon
Silver, Silk, and Manila   History of Cloves
The Manila Galleons    
  Sugar Primary Sources Spices Primary Sources
Silver Primary Sources Sugar Harvesting & Processing Spices & Vasco da Gama
Global Commodities - primary sources pg. 2 Sugar in the Atlantic World - use links on left
  Voltaire on Sugar  


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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