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Cracking the AP World History Exam - 2015 Edition - The Princeton Review

Cracking the AP World History Exam - 2015 Edition

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP World History Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

We don't have to tell you how tough AP World History can be to remember and analyze (after all, there's so much of it)—or how important getting a stellar exam score can be to your chances of getting into your top-choice college. Written by the experts at The Princeton Review, Cracking the AP World History Exam arms you to take on the test with:

Techniques That Actually Work.
• Tried-and-true strategies to avoid traps and beat the test
• Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically
• Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder

Everything You Need to Know for a High Score.

• Comprehensive content review for all test topics
• Up-to-date information on the 2015 AP World History Exam
• Engaging activities to help you critically assess your progress

Practice Your Way to Perfection.
2 full-length practice tests with comprehensive answer explanations
• Practice drills at the end of each content review chapter
• Detailed maps and helpful timelines of major developmentsdevelopments, plus chapter review questions

Part I: Using This Book to Improve Your AP Score

Part II: About the AP World History Exam

Part III: Test-Taking Strategies for the AP World History Exam

How to Approach Multiple-Choice Questions

How to Approach Essay Questions

How to Approach Document-Based Questions (DBQ)

How to Approach Free-Response Questions

Using Time Effectively to Maximize Points

Part IV: Content Review for the AP World History Exam

Technological and Environmental Transformations: to c. 600 B.C.E.

Organization and Reorganization of Human Societies: c. 600 B.C.E. to c. 600 C.E.

Regional and Transregional Interactions: c. 600 C.E. to c. 1450

Global Interactions: c. 1450 to c. 1750

Industrialization and Global Integration: c. 1750 to c. 1900

Accelerating Global Change and Realignments: c. 1900 to Present

Part V: Practice Tests

Practice Test 1

Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 1

Practice Test 2

Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 2