AP World History

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Course Overview AP World History: Modern is an introductory college-level modern world history course. Students cultivate their understanding of world history from c. From the earliest civilizations to the modern world, geography, religion, trade, and politics have bound peoples and nations together — and torn them apart. Learn about AP world history in a fun and amazing way through these free course videos. This is the property of khanacademy.org and is available for free on their website.

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141 Lessons

Beginnings – 600 BCE

The origin of humans and early human societies
History and prehistory
Peopling the earth
Organizing paleolithic societies
The Neolithic Revolution and the birth of agriculture
The Neolithic Revolution and early agriculture
The spread of agriculture
Ancient Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia and the Hebrew Bible
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt and the Nile River Valley
The Hittite Empire and the Battle of Kadesh
Ancient art and artifacts
The Standard of Ur
The Rosetta Stone (Opens a modal)
Ancient India
Indus River Valley civilizations (Opens a modal)
The Vedic Period
Sanskrit connections to English
Shang China
Shang Dynasty in Ancient China
Human innovation and the environment
Development of agriculture and writing
Collective learning
Agriculture and human population
Firestick farming in early Australia

600 BCE – 600 CE Second-Wave Civilizations

600 – 1450 Regional and interregional interactions

1450 – Present

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