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Ch 22: AP World History: Colonialism

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Check out this chapter on colonialism as you're studying for the AP World History exam. The lessons and quizzes include information that can help you do your best on exam day.

AP World History: Colonialism - Chapter Summary

If you need a resource you can use to study colonialism before you take the AP World History exam, this chapter can help. Watch videos about the English Civil War and the rise of Cromwell's theocracy. Once you've completed this chapter, you should be ready to answer questions in these areas:

  • Outlining the conflict between the Christians and Turks by sea in the Holy Leagues
  • Detailing the Long War and the conflict between the Turks and Christians by land
  • Discussing colonialism as it occurred across Europe
  • Understanding the commercial revolution and the economic impact of colonization on Europe
  • Defining the Berlin Conference and the purpose of the colonization of Africa

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6 Lessons in Chapter 22: AP World History: Colonialism
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Holy Leagues: Christians vs. Turks by Sea

1. Holy Leagues: Christians vs. Turks by Sea

This lesson focuses on the formation of Holy Leagues and the battle between Christian and Turkish forces in the Mediterranean Sea during the Sixteenth Century.

The Long War: Christians vs. Turks by Land

2. The Long War: Christians vs. Turks by Land

The Long War was a battle between the Ottomans and the Habsburg Empire. This lesson covers who fought on each side as well as some of the important events of the conflict.

Colonialism Across Europe

3. Colonialism Across Europe

In the late 1400s, European explorers learned how to cross the Atlantic Ocean. This lesson explores the impact of the colonization of the Americas by Europeans and the reasons they emigrated.

The English Civil War and the Rise of Cromwell's Theocracy

4. The English Civil War and the Rise of Cromwell's Theocracy

This lesson will describe the events that led to the rise of Oliver Cromwell's theocracy. It will highlight the English Civil War, the execution of King Charles and the oppressive rule of Cromwell.

The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe

5. The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe

In this lesson, we'll discuss the Commercial Revolution sparked by Europe's interaction with the New World colonies. We'll learn about how mercantilism, banking and joint-stock companies transformed the economic face of the European continent.

The Colonization of Africa & the Berlin Conference: Definition & Purpose

6. The Colonization of Africa & the Berlin Conference: Definition & Purpose

This lesson will explore the 19th and 20th century colonization of Africa, which forever changed the political landscape of the continent. In doing so, it will highlight the Berlin Conference and the Principle of Effectivity.

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