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Ch 1: AP World History - Foundational Concepts: Homework Help

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The Foundational Concepts chapter of this AP World History Homework Help course helps students complete their basic world history homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your foundational concepts homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your foundational concepts homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • The six main periods of world history
  • Common characteristics of civilizations
  • Causes and effects of historical change
  • Geographical regions of the world
  • Climate and civilization
  • Societal migration
  • Evolution
  • Aggression
  • Industrialization
  • Historical methodology

9 Lessons in Chapter 1: AP World History - Foundational Concepts: Homework Help
Periods of World History: Overviews of Eras from 8000 B.C.E to the Present

1. Periods of World History: Overviews of Eras from 8000 B.C.E to the Present

In this lesson, we will look at the six periods of world history. We will learn the defining characteristics of each and highlight the major themes associated with each period.

What is a Civilization? - Definition & Common Elements

2. What is a Civilization? - Definition & Common Elements

In this lesson, we will define the term civilization. We will identify the core characteristics of a civilization, and understand the function of civilizations in the context of historical development.

Historical Change: Causes and Effects

3. Historical Change: Causes and Effects

In this lesson, we will examine historical change. We will learn what factors contribute to historical change and see how historical change is perceived through different classifications.

The Five Major Geographical Regions in AP World History

4. The Five Major Geographical Regions in AP World History

In this lesson, we will look at geography according to the AP World History curriculum. We will identify and highlight the major geographical regions throughout the world.

Geography and Climate: Effects on Civilizations

5. Geography and Climate: Effects on Civilizations

In this lesson, we will look at the relationship between geography, climate, and civilization. We will learn why civilizations develop in particular regions and how this leads to lifestyle and cultural differences.

Recurring Themes in History: Societal Migration, Evolution, Aggression & Industrialization

6. Recurring Themes in History: Societal Migration, Evolution, Aggression & Industrialization

In this lesson, we will examine some recurring themes throughout history. We will see how societal migration, cultural transformation, conflicts, industrialization, and other trends help facilitate historical development.

Historical Methodology: Evidence and Interpretation

7. Historical Methodology: Evidence and Interpretation

In this lesson. we will learn about historical methodology. We will learn how history is constructed based on evidence and how various interpretations are formulated.

What Are Nomads? - Definition & Explanation

8. What Are Nomads? - Definition & Explanation

This lesson briefly explores nomadic culture in the areas where the earliest forms of civilization developed. Nomads were groups of people who did not settle permanently in one place.

What Is Linguistics? - Definition & Introduction

9. What Is Linguistics? - Definition & Introduction

In this lesson we explore the study of linguistics. The ability to communicate is one of humankind's unique abilities, and the study of linguistics categorizes our languages and attempts to discover how languages have evolved over time.

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