5 Steps to a 5 AP European History 2016 Edition (5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations Series)

5 Steps to a 5 AP European History 2016 Edition (5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations Series)

Language: English

Pages: 240

ISBN: 0071837698

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Get ready for your AP European History exam with this straightforward, easy-to-follow study guide―updated for all the latest exam changes

5 Steps to a 5: AP European History features an effective, 5-step plan to guide your preparation program and help you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need to succeed. This fully revised edition covers the latest course syllabus and matches the latest exam.

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  • Bonus app features daily assignment notifications, plus extra practice questions to assess test readiness
  • 2 complete practice AP European History exams
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highlands of what is now Peru to engage the Inca civilization. By 1533, the Incas were subdued. Internal divisions within the conquering force initially made it difficult, but by the late 1560s, effective control by the Spanish Crown was established. The major economic components of the Spanish Empire in the New World included the following: •  Mining, primarily silver from Peru and northern Mexico that was exported to Spain •  Agriculture, through large landed estates called haciendas, which

ruler’s power is limited by an agreement with his or her subjects. Intendent An administrative bureaucrat in absolutist France of the seventeenth century, usually chosen from the middle class, who owed his position and, therefore, his loyalty directly to the state. Introduction In the first half of the seventeenth century, the traditional hierarchical structure of European society came under new pressures. This structure was one in which a large class of poor agricultural laborers (the

seventeenth century II.  Split between the monarchists’ advocacy of the Church of England and the Parliamentarians’ advocacy of further Protestant reform in England. Bourbon use of the Church as a bureaucratic mechanism for the consolidation of political power in France. III.  English Civil War and defeat of the monarchists’ efforts to consolidate power in England. Successful consolidation of political power by the Bourbon monarchy in France. Rapid Review During the period from 1600 to 1648,

introduction of rural manufacturing put larger amounts of currency into the system and made the working population less dependent on land and agricultural cycles, thereby breaking the natural check on population growth. Market-Oriented Agriculture The rise in population created more mouths to feed. The existence of a vast colonial empire of trade created an increasingly wealthy merchant class of individuals who both bought land from, and affected the behavior of, traditional landholding elites.

Second Empire in France, and Alexander II turned Russia into a police state. In Great Britain, mass politics provided the impetus for a series of reform bills that would make the country the most democratic of European societies in the nineteenth century. CHAPTER20 Mass Politics and Imperialism IN THIS CHAPTER Summary: Among the factors leading to the development of European imperialism in the nineteenth century were economic needs created by industrialization, traditional competition between

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