5 Steps to a 5: AP European History 2024 - Bartolini-Salimbeni B., Petersen W., Arata K. 2023


Introduction: The Five-Step Program

STEP 1 Set Up Your Study Program

1 What You Need to Know About the AP European History Exam

2 Determine Your Test Readiness

STEP 2 Understand the Skills That Will Be Tested

3 The Ways Historians Think

4 Take a Diagnostic Exam

STEP 3 Develop Strategies for Success

5 The Multiple-Choice Questions

6 The Short-Answer Questions

7 The Document-Based Question (DBQ)

8 The Long-Essay Question

STEP 4 Review the Knowledge You Need to Score High

9 Major Themes of Modern European History

10 From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance

11 The Challenge of the Renaissance

12 The Reformation and the Fracturing of Christianity

13 The Great Voyages of Exploration and Early Colonization

14 Economic Change and Political Consolidation

15 Economic Change and the Expansion of the State

16 The Rise of Natural Philosophy, Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment

17 The French Revolution and Empire

18 The Industrial Revolution

19 Cultural Responses to Revolution and Industrialization

20 Mass Politics and Nationalism

21 Mass Politics and Imperialism

22 Politics of the Extreme and World War I

23 The Interwar Years and World War II

24 The Cold War, Integration, and Globalization

25 Science and Culture

STEP 5 Build Your Test-Taking Confidence

AP European History Practice Exam 1 Answer Sheet

AP European History Practice Exam 2 Answer Sheet

Resource Guide

Using Literary Works in European History

General Websites

General Background

Resources by Historical Period