Recurring Themes in AP World History

 

       Political and Social Features of Civilizations and Empires

 

       Rise and Fall of Major Empires

 

       Major Political Developments and Ideas

 

       Reasons and Consequences of Military Conflict

 

       Imperialism and Colonialism

 

       Political Revolutions and Independence Movements

 

       Nationalism

 

       Movement of Peoples

 

       Comparison and Influences of Major Belief Systems & Religions

 

       Social Traditions and Social Reforms

 

       Gender and Sex Roles

 

       Slavery and Other Types of Human Bondage

 

       Development of Agriculture

 

       History and the Environment

 

       Development of Trade and Trading Networks

 

       Development of Technology and Communication