WH AP Assignments Spring Semester (2nd/3rd blocks)

Chapter Outline Grading Rubric

Complete all sections
Page Requirement (4-6 pages) 
Main ideas (most important topic from paragraph)
Supporting evidence (1-3 pieces of supporting evidence per main idea)

* outlines must be handwritten 
* main ideas/supporting evidence should be written in your own words 


Chapter 1 Outline

The Neolithic Revolution

  1. Human achievements during the stone age (main idea)
    1. Limited knowledge because of the time period (supporting evidence)
    2. Archaeologists have interpreted cave paintings and burial sites
    3. Humans learned to make and manipulate tools
  2. Invention of agriculture
    1. Human beings can stay in one spot
    2. Focus on economic, political, and religious matters
    3. Increase in the number of people living in the world

Chapter 20 outline due March 19 (Tuesday)

The Ottomans: From Frontier Warriors to Empire Builders (1-4); A State Geared to Warfare (1-2); The Sultans and Their Court (1-3); Constantinople Restored and the flowering of Ottoman Culture (1-5); The Problem of Ottoman Decline (1-4); Military Reverses and the Ottoman Retreat (1-3); The Shi'ite Challenge of the Safavids (1-5); Politics and War Under the Safavid Shahs (1-3); State and Religion (1-4); Society and Gender Roles: Ottoman and Safavid Comparisons (1-4); The Rapid Demise of the Safavid Empire (1-2); The Mughals and the Apex of Muslim Civilization (1-4); Akbar and the Basis for a Lasting Empire (1-5); Mughal Splendor and Early European Conquests (1-5); The Beginnings of Imperial Decline (1-7)

Chapter 21 
Reading Guide due March 21 (Thursday)

Chapter 22 outline due March 25 (Monday)

The Asian Trading World and the Coming of the Europeans (1-2); Bonds of Commerce: The Asian Sea Trading Network (1-5); Trading Empire: The Portuguese Response to the Encounter at Calicut (1-4); Portuguese Vulnerability and the Rise of the Dutch and English Trading Empires (1-4); Going Ashore: European Tribute Systems in Asia (1); Modest Returns: The Early Impact of Europeans in Maritime Asia (1-2); Ming China: A Global Mission Refused (1-2); Another Scholar-Gentry Revival (1-2); A Return to Scholar-Gentry Social Dominance (1-4); An Age of Growth: Agriculture, Population, Commerce, and the Arts (1-4); Chinese Retreat and the Arrival of the Europeans (1-2); Ming Decline and the Chinese Predicament (1-3); Dealing with the European Challenge (1-3); Japan's Self-Imposed Isolation (1-3)

Chapter 20-22 TEST  March 25 (Monday)

Chapter 23 Reading Guide  Optional (use as study guide)

Chapter 24 outline due March 29 (Friday)

The Shift to Land Empires in Asia (1-2); Prototype: The Dutch Advance on Java (1-2); Pivots of World Empire: The Rise of British Rule in India (1-3); The Consolidation of British Rule (1-3); Early Colonial Society in India and Java (1-4); Industrial Rivalries and the Partition of the World, 1870-1914 (1-4); Unequal Combat: Colonial Wars and the Apex of European Imperialism (1-5); Patterns of Dominance: Continuity and Change (1-4); Colonial Regimes and African and Asian Peoples (1-3); Changing Social Relations Between Colonizer and Colonized (1-3); Shifts in Methods of Economic Extraction (1-4); Settler Colonies and White Dominions: South Africa (1-8)

Chapter 23-24 TEST March 29 (Friday)

Chapter 25 read chapter

Chapter 26 outline due April 4 (Thursday)

From Empire to Nation: Ottoman Retreat and the Birth of Turkey (1-4), Reform and Survival (1-6); Repression and Revolt (1-7); Western Intrusions and the Crisis in the Arab Islamic Heartlands (1); Muhammad Ali and the Failure of Westernization in Egypt (1-7); Bankruptcy, European Intervention, and Strategies of Resistance (1-2); The Last Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the Qing Empire in China (1-6); Economy and Society in the Early Centuries of Qing Rule (1-6); Rot From Within: Bureaucratic Breakdown and Social Disintegration (1-6); Barbarians at the Southern Gates: The Opium War and After (1-7); A Civilization at Risk: Rebellion and Failed Reforms (1-5); The Fall of the Qing (1-3); The End of a Civilization? (1)

Chapter 27 outline due April 9 (Tuesday)

Russia Before Reform (1-5); Economic and Social Problems: The Peasant Question (1-4); The Reform Era and Early Industrialization (1-11); The Road to Revolution (1-10); The Revolution of 1905 (1-4); Russia and Eastern Europe (1-2); The Final Decades of the Shogunate (1-7); The Challenge of Isolation (1-5); Industrial and Political Change in Meiji State (1-5); Japan's Industrial Revolution (1-7); Social and Cultural Effects of Industrialization (1-8)

Chapter 25-27 Test April 9 (Tuesday)

Chapter 28 outline due April 15 (Monday) 

The Onset of World War I (1-3); Patterns of War in Europe (1-5); The War's End (1-2); The Peace and the Aftermath (1-3); The War's Devastation's and Dislocations (1-5); Causes of Economic Instability (1-4); Collapse and Crisis (1-2); Worldwide Impact (1-5); World War II (1); New Authoritarian Regimes (1-5); The Steps Toward War (1-6); The Course of War: Japan's Advance and Retreat (1-2); Germany Overreaches (1-7); Human Costs (1-2); The Cold War and Decolonization (1-11)

Chapter 29 - READ CHAPTER

Chapter 28-29 TEST  April 16 (Tuesday)

Chapter 30 Reading Guide due April 26 (Friday)

Chapter 31 Outline due April 30 (Tuesday)

Japan's Ongoing Development (1-3); Political Crisis and Growing Militarism (1-3); Change in Other Pacific Rim Areas (1-4); East Asia in the Postwar Settlements (1); New Divisions and the End of Empires (1); Japanese Recovery (1-5); Korea: Intervention and War (1-4); Emerging Stability in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore (1-5); The Distinctive Political and Cultural Style (1-6); The Economic Surge (1-9); The Korean Miracle (1-4); Advances in Taiwan and City-States (1-5); Common Themes and New Problems (1-3)

Chapter 30-31 TEST April 30 (Tuesday)