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1 AP World History: Content Overview April 21, 2012 Group Timeline Introduction & Multiple-choice Questions & Discussions Group Timeline Introduction & Multiple-choice Questions & Discussions

2 KEVIN SACERDOTE / SCOTT CASON MANDARIN HIGH DUVAL COUNTY, FL

3 Handouts Multiple Choice Questions These are Yours ( Write on and Keep ) Multiple Choice Questions These are Yours ( Write on and Keep ) Art items for the timeline Will Need These Back ( Please Do Not Write On )

4 Group Timeline Introduction Groups of 2-4 members 5 Minutes Put these items in the correct Chronological Order Groups of 2-4 members 5 Minutes Put these items in the correct Chronological Order

5 Timeline Chronological Order

6 1.Neolithic Revolution: 12,000-8,000 BCE 2.Century of Buddha, Confucius, Laozi, and Socrates: 600 – 400 BCE 3.Fall of Han, Roman, & Gupta Empires: 220 CE – 550 CE 4.Sui Dynasty Reunification of China / Grand Canal Construction: CE 1.Neolithic Revolution: 12,000-8,000 BCE 2.Century of Buddha, Confucius, Laozi, and Socrates: 600 – 400 BCE 3.Fall of Han, Roman, & Gupta Empires: 220 CE – 550 CE 4.Sui Dynasty Reunification of China / Grand Canal Construction: CE

7 Timeline Chronological Order 5. Muhammads First Vision: 610 CE 6. Aztec Triple Alliance: 1431 CE 7. Zheng Hes Last Voyage: 1433 CE 8. Guttenbergs Printing Press: 1450 CE 9. Fall of Constantinople: 1453 CE 10. Watts Steam Engine: 1769 CE 5. Muhammads First Vision: 610 CE 6. Aztec Triple Alliance: 1431 CE 7. Zheng Hes Last Voyage: 1433 CE 8. Guttenbergs Printing Press: 1450 CE 9. Fall of Constantinople: 1453 CE 10. Watts Steam Engine: 1769 CE

8 Timeline Chronological Order 11. The U.S. Defeats Spain in the Spanish- American War: 1898 CE 12. The Boer War: (Second): CE 13. Russo-Japanese War: CE 14. The Peak of Decolonization of Africa: The 1960s 11. The U.S. Defeats Spain in the Spanish- American War: 1898 CE 12. The Boer War: (Second): CE 13. Russo-Japanese War: CE 14. The Peak of Decolonization of Africa: The 1960s

9 Multiple-choice Questions & Answers KEY = Best Answer

10 Q# 1 Which of the following arose out of dissatisfaction with the treaties ending the First World War? a. The Indian National Congress b. The Boxer Rebellion c.The May Fourth Movement d.The Meji Restoration Which of the following arose out of dissatisfaction with the treaties ending the First World War? a. The Indian National Congress b. The Boxer Rebellion c.The May Fourth Movement d.The Meji Restoration

11 Q# 1 Indian National Congress: (India) –Pre-Independence Party Led Struggle –Post-Independence (1947) Very Successful Boxer Rebellion: (China) –Failed Anti-Foreigner Campaign in China The Meiji Restoration (Japan) –Restored Imperial rule, Tokugawa shôgun lost his power –Accelerated Industrial Growth –Feudal to Market Society Indian National Congress: (India) –Pre-Independence Party Led Struggle –Post-Independence (1947) Very Successful Boxer Rebellion: (China) –Failed Anti-Foreigner Campaign in China The Meiji Restoration (Japan) –Restored Imperial rule, Tokugawa shôgun lost his power –Accelerated Industrial Growth –Feudal to Market Society

12 Q#2 Which of the following contributed most to the growth on nationalism in the period 1750 and 1914? a. Advances in scientific knowledge b. The pressure of rapid population growth c. European imperialism d. The rise of authoritarian rulers Which of the following contributed most to the growth on nationalism in the period 1750 and 1914? a. Advances in scientific knowledge b. The pressure of rapid population growth c. European imperialism d. The rise of authoritarian rulers

13 Q#2 Scientific Knowledge –Scientific, remember the definition for Nationalism Rapid Population Growth –Food Surplus, Increased Labor pool Rise of Authoritarian Rulers –Who? Bismarck/Kaiser Wilhelm I? Not enough, not best answer –Better answer for Post WWI Scientific Knowledge –Scientific, remember the definition for Nationalism Rapid Population Growth –Food Surplus, Increased Labor pool Rise of Authoritarian Rulers –Who? Bismarck/Kaiser Wilhelm I? Not enough, not best answer –Better answer for Post WWI

14 Q#3 One of the main goals of the Mexican Revolution ( ) was to a. Expel Europeans from Mexico b. Close the border with the United States c. End the unequal system of land ownership d. Attract United States investment in oil exploration One of the main goals of the Mexican Revolution ( ) was to a. Expel Europeans from Mexico b. Close the border with the United States c. End the unequal system of land ownership d. Attract United States investment in oil exploration

15 Q#3 Expel Europeans From Mexico Primary cause, Nope Close the Border With the US It is a Mexican Revolution Attract US Investment in Oil Exploration And…..why would They want to do this? Expel Europeans From Mexico Primary cause, Nope Close the Border With the US It is a Mexican Revolution Attract US Investment in Oil Exploration And…..why would They want to do this?

16 Q# 4 The development of Mohandas Gandhis political philosophy was shaped by his a.Study of Mao Zedongs writings b.Meetings with conscientious objectors during the First World War c.Experience with racial discrimination in South Africa d.Admiration of Soviet methods of rapid industrialization The development of Mohandas Gandhis political philosophy was shaped by his a.Study of Mao Zedongs writings b.Meetings with conscientious objectors during the First World War c.Experience with racial discrimination in South Africa d.Admiration of Soviet methods of rapid industrialization

17 Q# 4 Readings of Maos Writings –Guerilla Warfare Tactics? Collectivization? Meeting With Conscientious Objectors –Yes, Gandhi championed passivism. But this is NOT the Best answer Admiration of Soviet methods of Rapid Industrialization –Really, Gandhi admiring Josef Stalin? –Industry at the expense of feeding peasants, Famine perhaps seven million peasants died. Readings of Maos Writings –Guerilla Warfare Tactics? Collectivization? Meeting With Conscientious Objectors –Yes, Gandhi championed passivism. But this is NOT the Best answer Admiration of Soviet methods of Rapid Industrialization –Really, Gandhi admiring Josef Stalin? –Industry at the expense of feeding peasants, Famine perhaps seven million peasants died.

18 Q# 5 Which of the following was a major goal of Mao Zedongs Great Leap Forward in 1958? a.Village-based industrialization b.Expansion of literacy c.Export of Communism d.Eradication of political opposition Which of the following was a major goal of Mao Zedongs Great Leap Forward in 1958? a.Village-based industrialization b.Expansion of literacy c.Export of Communism d.Eradication of political opposition

19 Q# 5 Expansion of Literacy –No this was the Great Leap Backwards –Industry at the expense of everything, including agriculture to feed the masses –Huge period of Famine (34-55 Million Dead) Export of Communism –This was a Domestic Chinese Policy Eradication of Political Opposition –Always a good guess for a question about Mao, but this would be a better answer for Maos Cultural Revolution ( ) Expansion of Literacy –No this was the Great Leap Backwards –Industry at the expense of everything, including agriculture to feed the masses –Huge period of Famine (34-55 Million Dead) Export of Communism –This was a Domestic Chinese Policy Eradication of Political Opposition –Always a good guess for a question about Mao, but this would be a better answer for Maos Cultural Revolution ( )

20 Q# 6 Political stability in sub-Saharan Africa after 1960 was often hindered by a.Persistent attempts at re-conquest by former colonial rulers b.The spread of apartheid from South Africa to other countries in the area c.The rise of militant religious movements d.Internal ethnic and tribal conflicts as a result of arbitrary colonial boundaries Political stability in sub-Saharan Africa after 1960 was often hindered by a.Persistent attempts at re-conquest by former colonial rulers b.The spread of apartheid from South Africa to other countries in the area c.The rise of militant religious movements d.Internal ethnic and tribal conflicts as a result of arbitrary colonial boundaries

21 Q# 6 Persistent Re-conquest of former Colonial Rulers –Rebuilding in Western Europe / need Every Cent, Cold War well under way, NATO defense is eating up budgets Spread of Apartheid from South Africa –Peak of Decolonization in Africa was in the 1960s, spread of Tribal conflict perhaps, but not the spreading of a white/black racist policy The Rise of militant Religious Movement –Such as what religion? Militant? Tribal conflicts perhaps, some even including religious differences, but NOT the best answer Persistent Re-conquest of former Colonial Rulers –Rebuilding in Western Europe / need Every Cent, Cold War well under way, NATO defense is eating up budgets Spread of Apartheid from South Africa –Peak of Decolonization in Africa was in the 1960s, spread of Tribal conflict perhaps, but not the spreading of a white/black racist policy The Rise of militant Religious Movement –Such as what religion? Militant? Tribal conflicts perhaps, some even including religious differences, but NOT the best answer

22 Q# 7 Which of the following statements about the Iranian Revolution of 1979 is most accurate? a.It marked the end of British colonialism in Iran b.It overthrew a monarchy and installed a liberal democracy c.It was guided by a non-Western ideology d.Its leaders withdrew Iran from the Organization of Petroleum exporting Countries (OPEC) Which of the following statements about the Iranian Revolution of 1979 is most accurate? a.It marked the end of British colonialism in Iran b.It overthrew a monarchy and installed a liberal democracy c.It was guided by a non-Western ideology d.Its leaders withdrew Iran from the Organization of Petroleum exporting Countries (OPEC)

23 Q# 7 Marked the end of British Imperialism in Iran Very Logical Guess (CIA Assistance Overthrowing the Democratically Elected Mosadeq in 1953) But this was Khomeini's return from exile Anti-Western turn against the Shah & America Overthrew a Monarchy and Installed a Liberal Democracy –While one could make the point about a type of Monarchy, an Islamist Theocratic state was established Leaders withdrew from OPEC : Founding Member of OPEC Marked the end of British Imperialism in Iran Very Logical Guess (CIA Assistance Overthrowing the Democratically Elected Mosadeq in 1953) But this was Khomeini's return from exile Anti-Western turn against the Shah & America Overthrew a Monarchy and Installed a Liberal Democracy –While one could make the point about a type of Monarchy, an Islamist Theocratic state was established Leaders withdrew from OPEC : Founding Member of OPEC

24 Q# 8 What was the leading cause of unprecedented increase in global population in the twentieth century? a.The end of international epidemics b.Global warming and other types of climate change c.The impact of medical innovations and public health measures d.The reduction of world hunger What was the leading cause of unprecedented increase in global population in the twentieth century? a.The end of international epidemics b.Global warming and other types of climate change c.The impact of medical innovations and public health measures d.The reduction of world hunger

25 Q# 8 End of International Epidemics –Unpredictable, eradicated??? Global Warming/Other Climate Changes –Some still doubt its existence, Warming would increase population? Reduction of World Hunger –Yet to be accomplished End of International Epidemics –Unpredictable, eradicated??? Global Warming/Other Climate Changes –Some still doubt its existence, Warming would increase population? Reduction of World Hunger –Yet to be accomplished

26 Q# 9 We shall not repeat the past. We shall eradicate it by restoring our rights in the Suez Canal. This money is ours. The canal is the property of Egypt This quotation by Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser (in power ) best expresses support for a.Communism b.Liberalism c.Nationalism d.Imperialism We shall not repeat the past. We shall eradicate it by restoring our rights in the Suez Canal. This money is ours. The canal is the property of Egypt This quotation by Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser (in power ) best expresses support for a.Communism b.Liberalism c.Nationalism d.Imperialism

27 Q# 9 Communism (Know Your Definitions) –How so? Have a working definition of –Communism Liberalism –Once again know your ISMs –Learn your definitions, this becomes easy Imperialism –Seems partially logical but Nasser is talking about a domestic concern, not the best answer Communism (Know Your Definitions) –How so? Have a working definition of –Communism Liberalism –Once again know your ISMs –Learn your definitions, this becomes easy Imperialism –Seems partially logical but Nasser is talking about a domestic concern, not the best answer

28 Q# 10 Which of the following describes a major change in international relations in the 1980s and 1990s? a.The rapid establishment of large overseas colonial empires by European powers b.The disbanding of most regional political organizations c.The decline in power of multinational corporations d.The reduction of confrontations between communist and noncommunist countries Which of the following describes a major change in international relations in the 1980s and 1990s? a.The rapid establishment of large overseas colonial empires by European powers b.The disbanding of most regional political organizations c.The decline in power of multinational corporations d.The reduction of confrontations between communist and noncommunist countries

29 Q# 10 Large overseas empires by the European powers Since the 1980s and 1990s? Disbanding of most Regional political Organizations Can you name one other than the European Union? By the way it has not disbanded either. Attempt to fool due to a possible lack of information to really know the answer. Thus it sounds correct to some. Decline of Multinational Corporations Repeat of the answer above, and are they are the rise, or at least staying constant? Large overseas empires by the European powers Since the 1980s and 1990s? Disbanding of most Regional political Organizations Can you name one other than the European Union? By the way it has not disbanded either. Attempt to fool due to a possible lack of information to really know the answer. Thus it sounds correct to some. Decline of Multinational Corporations Repeat of the answer above, and are they are the rise, or at least staying constant?


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