AP World History

Main

Ottoman Empire

1301 - 1922

Period 1

Technological and Environmental Transformations
1.1 Big Geography and the Peopling of the Earth
1.2 The Neolithic Revolution and Early Agricultural Societies
1.3 The Development and Interactions of Early Agricultural, Pastoral, and Urban Societies

First Farmers: The Revolutions of Agriculture

10,000 BCE - 3000 BCE

First Peoples: Populating the Planet

10,000 BCE - 9,999 BCE

First Civilizations: Cities, States, and Unequal Societies

3500 BCE - 500 BCE

Period 2

The Classical Era in World History
(Organization and Reorganization of Human Societies)

Eurasian Empires

500 BCE - 500 CE

Eurasian Cultural Traditions

500 BCE - 500 CE

Classical Era Variations: Africa and the Americas

500 BCE - 1200 CE

Eurasian Social Hierarchies

500 BCE - 500 CE

Period 3

An Age of Accelerating Connections
(Regional and Transregional Interactions)

The Worlds of European Christendom: Connected and Divided

500 - 1300

China and the World: East Asian Connections

500 - 1300

Commerce and Culture

500 - 1500

The Worlds of Islam: Afro-Eurasian Connections

600 - 1500

Pastoral Peoples on the Global Stage: The Mongol Moment

1200 - 1500

Period 4

The Early Modern World
(Global Interactions)

Global Commerce

1450 - 1750

Empires and Encounters

1450 - 1750

Religion and Science

1450 - 1750

Period 5

The European Moment in World History
(Industrialization and Global Integration)

Colonial Encounters

1750 - 1914

Atlantic Revolutions and Their Echoes

1750 - 1914

Revolutions of Industrialization

1750 - 1914

Internal Troubles, External Threats: China, the Ottoman Empire, and Japan

1800 - 1914

Period 6

The Most Recent Century
(Accelerating Global Change and Realignments)

The Collapse and Recovery of Europe

1914 - 1970

Independence and Development in Global South

1914 - 2010

The Rise and Fall of World Communism

1917 - 2010

Accelerating Global Interaction

1945 - 2010