Updated 8/4/19

AP World History: Modern begins in 1200 CE [what is tested on the 5/14/20 AP Exam]. However, resources below are included dating back to 600 CE to help provide context & to cover the REQUIRED Texas Curriculum. [Note: Material from 600 CE-1200 CE WILL be tested in class]

  

Need to Know: Historical Developments for the Post-Classical Era, 1200-1450

    

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: WHAT YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO DO AT THE END OF UNIT 1, THE GLOBAL TAPESTRY:

A. Explain the systems of government employed by Chinese dynasties and how they developed over time.
B. Explain the effects of Chinese cultural traditions on East Asia over time.
C. Explain the effects of innovation on the Chinese economy over time.
D. Explain how systems of belief and their practices affected society in the period from c. 1200 to c. 1450.
E. Explain the causes and effects of the rise of Islamic states over time.
F. Explain the effects of intellectual innovation in Dar al-Islam.
G. Explain how the various belief systems and practices of South and Southeast Asia affected society over time.
H. Explain how and why various states of South and Southeast Asia developed and maintained power over time.
I. Explain how and why states in the Americas developed and changed over time.
J. Explain how and why states in Africa developed and changed over time.
K. Explain how the beliefs and practices of the predominant religions in Europe affected European society.
L. Explain the causes and consequences of political decentralization in Europe from c. 1200 to c. 1450.
M. Explain the effects of agriculture on social organization in Europe from c. 1200 to c. 1450.
N. Explain the similarities and differences in the processes of state formation from c. 1200 to c. 1450.

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: WHAT YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO DO AT THE END OF UNIT 2, NETWORKS OF EXCHANGE:

A/E. Explain the causes and effects of growth of networks of exchange after 1200.
B. Explain the process of state building and decline in Eurasia over time.
C. Explain how the expansion of empires influenced trade and communication over time.
D. Explain the significance of the Mongol Empire in larger patterns of continuity and change.
F. Explain the effects of the growth of networks of exchange after 1200.
G. Explain the role of environmental factors in the development of networks of exchange in the period from c. 1200 to c. 1450.
H. Explain the causes and effects of the growth of trans-Saharan trade.
I. Explain how the expansion of empires influenced trade and communication over time.
J. Explain the intellectual and cultural effects of the various networks of exchange in Afro-Eurasia from c. 1200 to
c. 1450.
K. Explain the environmental effects of the various networks of exchange in Afro-Eurasia from c. 1200 to c. 1450.
L. Explain the similarities and differences among the various networks of exchange in the period from c. 1200 to c. 1450.

 

GREAT ADDITIONAL RESOURCES!!!

   

INTERACTIVE QUIZZES, GAMES & ACTIVITIES FOR PERIOD 3
Khan Academy: Period 3 Quizzes
  AP World History Quizzes: AP World History Practice Tests
From our old textbook, Bulliet (Period 3 is Ch 9-16): Practice Tests
Study Games: Medieval - Byzantine Empire - Spread of Islam - Renaissance 
Medieval History Quizzes and Medieval History Trivia 
  The World at 1000....AD! Quiz
  Fling a Teacher! - Medieval Realms
  Europe in 814, at the Death of Charlemagne - Online Map Quiz
  Holy Roman Empire about 1000 CE - Interactive Map Quiz
  The Norman Conquest of England, 1066 - Online Map Quiz
  The Battle of Bouvines, July 27, 1214 - Graphic Quiz
  The People and Languages of Europe - Interactive Map Quiz 
  Byzantine Empire Online Hangman Game
  Byzantine Empire Interactive Flash Cards
  Byzantine Empire Multiple-Choice Online Quiz
  Byzantine Empire Two-Player Review Quiz Game
  Vikings Quizzes and Vikings Trivia -- Fun Trivia
  BBC: Viking Quest
  Europe at the Time of the First Crusade, 1096 - Map Quiz
  Crusaders' States after the First Crusade - Online Map Quiz
  Crusades - Fling the Teacher - Interactive game
  The Middle Ages -- Health: Medieval Medicine
  Renaissance -- Exploration and Trade: Become a Trader
  Renaissance -- Numbers in Nature
  Aztecs - Fling the Teacher - Interactive game - SchoolHistory.co.uk
  The tribes of Mesoamerica - Fling the Teacher - Interactive game
  China: The Ming Dynasty Quiz - China
   Chinese Dynasties (China Quiz Questions)
  High Middle Ages - Walk the Plank game
  The Great Plague (Black Death) - Fling the Teacher
  Norman Conquest - Interactive wordsearch
  William the Conqueror sliding puzzle
  Castles quiz
  Who should be King?
  Fling a Teacher! Era of the Renaissance
  Fling a Teacher! The Tudors
  A Shakespeae Biography Quiz
  Shakespearean Insulter
  Shakespearean Insults Generator
 
  GENERAL & JUST BECAUSE
  EyeWitness to History - history through the eyes of those who lived it
  Fling the Teacher - Interactive History games - More Interactive History Games
  Ancient History in the Movies - Medieval History in the Movies - Modern History in the Movies