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CliffsAP study guides help you gain an edge on Advanced Placement* exams. Review exercises, realistic practice exams, and effective test-taking strategies are the key to calmer nerves and higher AP* scores.

CliffsAP European History is for students who are enrolled in AP European History or who are preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination in this area. AP programs in European History cover important themes in European History from 1450 to the present. With the test-taking strategies, clear explanation of the exam format, a look at how exams are graded, and three full practice tests, this study guide can help students get ready to show what they know about how the following themes help shape the world in which we live:

  • Intellectual and cultural history
  • Political and diplomatic history
  • Social and economic history

Sample questions (and answers!) and practice tests reinforce what you’ve learned in topics such as the Renaissance, the Age of Imperialism, and the Cold War. CliffsAP European History also includes information on the following:

  • The English and Catholic Reformations
  • The rise of Constitutionalism in England
  • The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment
  • Mercantilism and the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions
  • World Wars I and II
  • The collapse of Communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

This comprehensive guide offers a thorough review of key concepts and detailed answer explanations. It’s all you need to do your best — and get the college credits you deserve.

*Advanced Placement Program and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.

Synopsis:

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

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764586873
Manufactured:
Hungry Minds
Publisher:
Cliffs Notes
Author:
Romano, Michael J.
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Advanced Placement
Subject:
Advanced placement programs
Subject:
Advanced placement programs (Education)
Subject:
Europe - History - Examinations
Subject:
College Test Prep
Copyright:
Series:
CliffsAP Guides
Series Volume:
no. 55
Publication Date:
20050119
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
10.82x8.38x1.10 in. 1.45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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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