AP World History

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Exam Day 2016

Thursday May 12, 08:00 AM

Exam Format

Section I
Part A: Multiple Choice
55 questions; 55 minutes
Part B: Short-Answer Questions
4 questions; 50 minutes

Section II
Part A: Document-based Question
1 question; 55 minutes
Part B: Long Essay Question
1 question; 35 minutes

Exam Topics

Technological and Environmental Transformations to c. 600 BCE (5%)
Organization and Reorganization of Human Societies c. 600 BCE to c. 600 CE (15%)
Regional and Interregional Interactions c. 600 CE to c. 1450 (20%)
Global Interactions c. 1450 to c. 1750 (20%)
Industrialization and Global Integration c. 1750 to c. 1900 (20%)
Accelerating Global Change and Realignments c. 1900 to Present (20%)

Books

BookPublisherEditionPublishing DateISBNPrice
Cracking the AP World History ExamPrinceton Review2016August 4, 2015978-0804126281$12.00
Barron's AP World HistoryBarron's6thFebruary 1, 2014978-1438002729$10.68
5 Steps to a 5 AP World HistoryMcGraw-Hill8thJuly 31, 2015978-0071846653$12.76
AP® World History Crash Course Book + OnlineREAOctober 13, 2011978-0738606965$8.35
Barron's AP World History Flash CardsBarron's2ndFebruary 1, 2011978-0764162633
AP World History: An Essential CoursebookWoodYard 2ndJune 20, 2011978-0983176626$19.18
AP World History Study Guide 2016Test Prep BooksDecember 14, 2015978-1628453461$9.60
Kaplan AP World History 2016: Book + DVDKaplan 2ndAugust 4, 2015978-1625231420$13.48

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