A Perfect Plan for the Perfect ScoreWe want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence withFull-length practice exams modeled on the real testAll the terms and concepts you need to know to get your best scoreYour choice of three customized study schedules--so you can pick the one that meets your needs The 5-Step Plan helps you get the most out of your study time:Step 1: Set Up Your Study ProgramStep 2: Determine Your ReadinessStep 3: Develop the StrategiesStep 4: Review the KnowledgeStep 5: Build Your ConfidenceTopics include: Foundations (8000 B.C.E.-600 C.E.); The World History Environment and Periodization; Development of Agriculture and Technology; Structure of Early Civilizations; Rise of Classical Civilizations; Origins of World Belief Systems; Interactions in the Late Classical Period; The Rise and Spread of Islam; The Expansion of China; Changes in European Institutions; Interregional Trade and Exchange; Empires in the Americas; . Empires and Other Political Systems; Hemispheric Exchange; Systems of Slavery; Cultural and Intellectual Changes; The Industrial Revolution and Social Changes; Demographic and Environmental Developments; World Trade; Political Revolution; Western Imperialism; World Wars and Depression; The Cold War and the Postwar Balance of Power; End of the Cold War and Nationalist Movements; Global Trade; Technological Developments; Social Changes; and Demographic and Environmental DevelopmentsAlso includes: Practice tests*AP, Advanced Placement Program, and College Board are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.