Your complete guide to a higher score on the AP European History Exam Why CliffsAP Guides? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need fast! Written by test prep specialists About the contents: Part I: Introduction to the AP European History Exam Main themes of the AP European History course; Exam format and scoring procedures Valuable study hints and essay-writing tips; Successful test-taking strategies Tips for mastering the multiple-choice questions; 7 steps to make essay writing easy Part II: Review Section 14-chapter review of all periods from the Renaissance to the present Coverage of intellectual/cultural, political/diplomatic, and social/economic themes Chronology table for quick reference to key dates, events, and periods Sample multiple-choice questions with answers Sample document-based questions and essay questions with typical responses Part III: 3 Full-length Practice Exams with Answers and Explanations AP Test Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes
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Study Guide Checklist. PART I: INTRODUCTION. Introducing the AP European History Examination PART II: SUBJECT AREA REVIEWS WITH SAMPLE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. The Renaissance (c1350--c1550). The Reformation (1517--1640). The Age of Discovery and the Rise of Absolutism and Constitutionalism (1400--1700). The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment (1500--1780). The Age of Revolution: The French Revolution and Napoleonic Era. Mercantilism and the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions. The Struggle for Democracy in Nineteenth--Century Europe (1815--1914). The Age of Nationalism in Europe. The Age of Imperialism (1870--1914). World War I (1914--1918). Europe in Crisis (1917--1939). World War II (1939--1945). The Cold War (1947--1980). Contemporary Europe. PART III: AP EUROPEAN HISTORY PRACTICE TESTS. Answer Sheet for Sample Practice Test I. Sample Practice Test I. Sample Practice Test II. Sample Practice Test III.
Michael J. Romano, Ph.D., has ten years of experience helping students pass the AP European History exam. He serves as District Chairperson of Social Studies K--12 for the Northport - East Northport Union Free School District and is an adjunct professor of history at St. John's University.