Ch 14: AP World History - Asia, Africa & America (1000-1300 CE): Tutoring Solution

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The Asia, Africa and America (1000-1300 CE) chapter of this AP World History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and cost-effective method of learning about the early history of Asia, Africa and America. These simple and enjoyable video lessons are each about five minutes in duration, and they teach all of the early historical events in Asia, Africa and America that you need to know in a typical AP world history course.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the T'ang, Song and Ming dynasties.
  • Study early Japanese culture and government.
  • Review life at that time in Vietnam and Korea.
  • Explore the dynasties and religions of India.
  • Go over the Kush and Axum civilizations.
  • Find out about the African cultures of Ghana, Mali and Songhai.
  • Learn about the decline of the Mayan culture.
  • Explore the Aztec and Incan empires.
  • Study the trade networks in place during the Middle Ages.
  • The Mayan cultural decline.
  • The Incas and the Aztecs.

11 Lessons in Chapter 14: AP World History - Asia, Africa & America (1000-1300 CE): Tutoring Solution
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Chinese Dynasties (1000-1300 CE): T'ang, Song & Ming

1. Chinese Dynasties (1000-1300 CE): T'ang, Song & Ming

In this lesson, we explore three important Chinese dynasties of the Middle Ages: the T'ang, the Song, and the Ming, which all ruled for a few hundred years each between the 7th and 17th centuries C.E.

Japan (600-1400 CE): Beliefs, Reforms & Rulers

2. Japan (600-1400 CE): Beliefs, Reforms & Rulers

In this lesson, we explore the Middle Ages in Japan, from the classical era of imperial Japan to the feudal era of intermittent and regional warfare that followed it.

Vietnam & Korea (1000-1300 CE): Overview & Influences

3. Vietnam & Korea (1000-1300 CE): Overview & Influences

In this lesson, we explore the history of two smaller Asian countries during the Middle Ages: Vietnam and Korea. We'll learn more about the dynasties that ruled each and the effect China had on both.

India (1000-1300 CE): Dynasties & Religions

4. India (1000-1300 CE): Dynasties & Religions

In this lesson, we explore the rise and decline of two of the more powerful dynasties that were present in the Indian subcontinent during the Middle Ages.

The Kush & Axum Civilizations on the Swahili Coast: Development & Interactions

5. The Kush & Axum Civilizations on the Swahili Coast: Development & Interactions

In this lesson, we explore the rise and fall of two African kingdoms in East Africa, Kush and Axum, which were both established by utilizing their unique positions to exploit regional trade.

African Cultures: Ghana, Mali, and Songhai

6. African Cultures: Ghana, Mali, and Songhai

In this lesson, we learn about the three premier empires of the pre-colonial period in West Africa: Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, who all profited tremendously from the trans-Saharan gold trade.

Mayan Disappearance: Theories & Concept

7. Mayan Disappearance: Theories & Concept

For many years, archaeologists have studied the collapse of the Maya civilization. Learn the different theories archaeologists believe were responsible for the downfall of the Maya.

The Aztecs: Civilization & Culture

8. The Aztecs: Civilization & Culture

A mythical origin, an intricate political and social system, impressive accomplishments, bloodthirsty gods, and a violent clash of two cultures - watch this video to learn more about the interesting history of the Aztecs!

The Inca Civilization and Pizarro: Pre-Columbian South America

9. The Inca Civilization and Pizarro: Pre-Columbian South America

The Incan Empire was an amazing empire of the early Americas. Their accomplishments rival those of many other great empires, but they were defeated by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in only a few years.

The Incan Empire: History & Fall

10. The Incan Empire: History & Fall

If we look at 15th-century Mesoamerica, we see that the fastest growing empire of the time was the Incan Empire. The Inca created an elaborate society, which, before it fell to the Spanish, was the largest nation on Earth, and it remains the largest native state to have existed in the western hemisphere.

Trade Networks in the Middle Ages: Empires & Routes

11. Trade Networks in the Middle Ages: Empires & Routes

In this lesson, we explore several of the more important trade networks during the Middle Ages, from the Silk Road across Central Asia to the gold trade across the Sahara.

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