WH AP Assignments 2018-2019 (4th Period)

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. Archeologists 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 1 outline due August 30 (Thursday)

The Neolithic Revolution (1-14); Civilization (1-14); Tigris-Euphrates Civilization (1-8); The Heritage of River Valley Civilizations (1-8)

Chapter 2 outline due September 4 (Tuesday)

The Patterns in Classical China (1-13); Political Institutions (1-9); Religion and Culture (1-12); Economy and Society (1-7)

Chapter 3 outline due September 7 (Friday)

The Framework for Indian History (1-9); Patterns in Classical India (1-9); Political Institutions (1-9)

Chapter 4 Reading Guide due September 11 (Tuesday)

Chapter 5 
Reading Guide due September 14 (Friday)

Chapter 1-5 Test: September 14/17 (Friday/Monday)

Chapter 6 outline due September 21 (Friday)

Desert and Town: The Arabian World and the Birth of Islam (1-3); Clan Identity, Clan Rivalries, and the Cycle of Vengeance (1-3); Towns and Long-Distance Trade (1-3); Marriage and Family in Pre-Islamic Arabia (1); The Life of Muhammad and the Genesis of Islam (1-4); Persecution, Flight, and Victory (1-3); Arabs and Islam (1-4); Universal Elements in Islam (1-2); the Arab Empires of the Umayyads (1); Consolidation and Daoism in the Islamic Community (1); Motives for Arab conquests (1); Weaknesses of Adversary Empires (1-3); The Problem of Succession and the Sunni-Shi'i Split (1-3); The Umayyad Imperium (1-2); Converts and People of the Book (1-2); Family and Gender Roles in the Umayyad Age (1-2); Umayyad Decline and Fall (4); From Arab to Islamic Empire: The Early Abbasid Era (1-4); Islamic Conversion and Mawali Acceptance (1); Commercial Boom and Urban Growth (1)

Chapter 7 Reading Guide due September 26 (Wednesday)

Chapter 8 outline due October 2 (Tuesday)

African Societies: Diversity and Similarities (1); Common Elements in African Societies (7); The Arrival of Islam in North Africa (4); Kingdoms of the Grasslands (3); Sudanic States (2-3); The Empire of Mali and Sundiata, The "Lion Prince" (3); City Dwellers and Villages (3); The Songhay Kingdom (6); Political and Social Life in the Sudanic States (5); The Swahili Coast of East Africa (1); The Coastal Trading Ports (3); The Mixture of Cultures on the Swahili Coast (2) 

Chapter 6-8 Test: October 2/3 (Tuesday/Wednesday)

Chapter 9 outline due October 12 (Friday)

Origins of Europe (2); Justinian's Achievements (4); Arab Pressure and Empire's Defenses (4); Byzantine Religion, Society, and Politics (5); The Split Between East and West (2); The Empire's Decline (2); The Emergence of Kievan Rus (4); Institutions and Culture in Kievan Rus' (4); Kievan Decline (1)

Chapter 10 outline due October 17 (Wednesday)

The Flavor of the Middle Ages: Inferiority and Vitality (1-3); Stages of Postclassical Development (1-2); The Manorial System: Obligations and Allegiances (1-2); The Church: Political and Spiritual Power (1-2); Charlemagne and His Successors (1-4); New Economic and Urban Vigor (1-4); Feudal Monarchies and Political Advances (1); Limited Government (1-5); The West's Expansionist Impulse (1-3); Religious Reform and Evolution (1-2); Religious Themes in Art and Literature (1-2); Changing Economic and Social Forms in the Postclassical Centuries (1); New Strains in Rural Life (1-3); Growth of Trade and Banking (1-3); The Decline of the Medieval Synthesis (1-2) 

Chapter 11 outline due October 24 (Wednesday)

Postclassic MesoAmerica (1-2); The Toltec Heritage (1); The Aztec Rise to Power (1-7); The Aztec Social Contract (1-2); Religion and the Ideology of Conquest (1-4); Feeding the People: The Economy of the Empire (1-3); Widening Social Gulf (1-5); Overcoming Technological Constraints (1-2); A Tribute Empire (1-4); Twantinsuyu: World of the Incas (1-2); The Inca Rise to Power (1-2); Conquest and Religion (1-3); The Techniques of Inca Imperial Rule (1-4); Inca Cultural Achievements (1); Comparing Incas and Aztecs (1-3)

Chapter 9-11 Test: October 24/25 (Wednesday/Thursday)

Chapter 12 outline due November 1 (Thursday)

The Emergence of the Tang and the Restoration of the Empire (2); Rebuilding the Bureaucracy (2); The Growing Importance of the Examination System (2); State and Religion in the Tang-Song Era (3); The Anti-Buddhist Backlash (2); Tang Decline and the Rise of the Song (4); Founding of the Song Dynasty (1); Song Politics: Settling for Partial Restoration (2); The Revival of Confucian Thought (3); Roots of Decline: Attempts at Reform (2); Reaction and Disaster: The Flight to the South (1); Tang and Song Prosperity: The Basis of a Golden Age (3); A New Phase of Commercial Expansion (3); Family and Society in the Tang-Song Era (3); The Neo-Confucian Assertion of Male Dominance (4)

Chapter 13  outline due November 7 (Wednesday)

Japan the Imperial Age (1-4); Crisis at Nara and the Shift to Heian (1-3); Ultracivilized: Court Life in the Heian Era (1-6); The Decline of Imperial Power (1-2); The Rise of the Provincial Warrior Elite (1-6); The Era of Warrior Dominance (1-2); The Declining Influence of China (1-2); The Breakdown of Bakufu Dominance and the Age of the Warlords (1-4); Toward Barbarism? Military Division and Social Change (1-4); Korea: Between China and Japan (1-3); Tang Alliances and the Conquest of Korea (1-2); Sinification: The Tributary Link (1-2); The Sinification of Korean Elite Culture (1-3); 

Chapter 14 Reading Guide due November 12 (Monday)

Chapter 15 outline due November 15 (Thursday)

The Decline of Old Order (1); Social and Cultural Decline in the Middle East (2-4); A Power Vacuum in International Leadership (1-2); Chinese Thrust and Withdrawal (1-7); Rise of the West (1-3); Sources of Dynamism: Medieval Vitality (1); Imitation and International Problems (1-3); Secular Directions in the Italian Renaissance (1-2); The Iberian Spirit of Christian Mission (1-2); Early Explorations (1-2); Colonial Patterns (1-3)

Chapter 12-15 Test November 14/15 (Wednesday/Thursday)

* Test must be completed BEFORE Thanksgiving break!!!

Chapter 16 outline due November 29 (Thursday)

The Italian Renaissance (1-4); The Commercial Economy and a New Family Pattern (1-2); The Protestant and Catholic Reformations (1-6); The End of Christian Unity in the West (1-5); The Commercial Revolution (1-9); Science: The New Authority (1-2); Absolute and Parliamentary Monarchies (1-9); The Nation State (1-2); Enlightenment Thought and Political Culture (1-4); 

Chapter 17 outline due December 5 (Wednesday)

The West's First Outreach: Maritime Power (1-3); New Technology: A Key to Power (1); Portugal and Spain Lead the Pack (1-6); Northern European Expeditions (1-5); The "Colombian Exchange" of Disease and Food (1-2); The West's Commercial Outreach (3); Imbalances in World Trade (1-4); How Much of the World Economy? (1-4); The Expansionist Trend (1-4); The Americas: Loosely Controlled Colonies (1-4); Africa and Asia: Coastal Trading (1-6); Impact on Western Europe (1-2)

Chapter 18 outline due December 10 (Monday)

Russia's Expansionist Politics Under the Tsars (1); The Need for Revival (1-4); Patterns of Expansion (1-3); Western Contact and Romanov Policy (1-4); Russia's First Westernization, 1690-1790 (1-2); Tsarist Autocracy of Peter the Great (1-2); What Westernization Meant (1-6); Consolidation Under Catherine the Great (1-8); Serfdom: The Life of East Europe's Masses (1-6); Trade and Economic Dependence (1-3); Social Unrest (1)

Chapter 19 outline due December 14 (Friday)

Spaniards and Portuguese: From Reconquest to Conquest (1); Iberian Society and Tradition (1-3); The Chronology of Conquest (1-2); The Caribbean Crucible (1-7); The Paths of Conquest (1-6); The Conquerors (1-4); Conquest and Morality (1-3); The Destruction and Transformation of Indian Societies (1-2); Exploitation of the Indians (4); Colonial Economies and Government (1-2); The Silver Heart of Empire (1-5); Haciendas and Villages (1); Industry and Commerce (1-5); Ruling and Empire: Church and State (1-7)

Semester Exam (Chapters 1-19) Wednesday/Thursday (19/20)

World Civilizations Project:  Due November 27 (Tuesday)