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AP World History Overview Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Foun­dations (c. 8000 BCE - c. 600CE)

1.1 Big Geography and Peopling of the Earth
1.2 The Neolithic Revolution and Early Agricu­ltural Society
1.3 The Develo­pment and Intera­ctions of Early Agricu­ltural, Pastoral, and Urban Societies

Clas­sical (c. 600 CE - c. 1450 CE)

2.1 The Develo­pment and Codifi­cation of Religious and Cultural Traditions
2.2 The Develo­pment of States and Empires
2.3 Emergence of Transr­egional Networks of Commun­ica­tions and Exchange

Post­-Cl­assical (c. 600 CE - c. 1450 CE)

3.1 Expansion and Intens­ifi­cation of Commun­ication and Exchange Networks
3.2 Continuity and Innovation of State Forms and Their Intera­ctions
3.3 Increased Economic Productive Capacity and Its Conseq­uences

Pre-­Modern (c. 1450 CE - c. 1750 CE)

4.1 Global­izing Networks of Commun­ication and Exchange
4.2 New Forms of Social Organi­zation and Modes of Production
4.3 State Consol­idation and Imperial Expansion

Modern (c. 1750 CE - c. 1900 CE)

5.1 Indust­ria­liz­ation and Global Capitalism
5.2 Imperi­alism and Nation­-State Formation
5.3 Nation­alism, Revolu­tion, and Reform
5.4 Global Migration

Post­-Modern (c. 1900 CE - the Present)

6.1 Science and the Enviro­nment
6.2 Global Conflicts and their Conseq­uences
6.3 New Concep­tua­liz­ations of Global Economy, Society, and Culture