AP European History
Welcome to AP European History!
At the end of this course, every student should—
--gain knowledge of basic chronology of major events and trends from approximately 1450 to the present
--develop an understanding of some of the principal themes in modern European history
--analyze historical evidence
--to analyze and express historical understanding in writing.
How We Reach the Goal:
1st Quarter: 1450-1648 Crisis of 14th Century and Rebirth, Reformation and Exploration, 30 Years War, Absolutism, Scientific Revolution
2nd Quarter: 1648-1815 Enlightenment and A New Social Order, French Revolution and Its Aftermath
3rd Quarter: 1815-1914 Industrial Revolution, Nationalism, Realism, Mass Society, Into the Modern Era, Imperialism
4th Quarter: 1914- Present WWI and the Interwar Years, WWII, Cold War, Protest Era, Into a Global Age, Economic Policy, Foreign Policy