Course Goal

-          The goal of AP World History is to provide students with an overview of world history from 8,000 B.C.E. to the present. The course seeks to put historical events into perspective by examining big-picture trends such as trade, migration, and conquest.

o   Students will make connections between different regions and eras.

o   Students will analyze primary and secondary sources to develop historical arguments.

o   Students will gain practice in historical thinking skills such as contextualization, comparison, causation, and change over time.