Ch 7: AP World History: Hellenism and Athenian Philosophy

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons on Hellenism and Athenian philosophy and learn about democracy in Athens, Pericles, the birth of Hellenism, and more in this AP World History chapter. These resources are a quick and convenient way to study for related questions on the AP World History exam, or you can use them to catch up after missing class.

AP World History: Hellenism and Athenian Philosophy - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

For a long period of history, Greece was the center of the world, producing philosophers, scientists, leaders, and authors who still hold influence today. In this chapter, you'll learn about society and life in Athens, from its political structure to its arts. Our lessons break these concepts down to explain each aspect of the Hellenistic world in more detail, so you can feel confident in your understanding of these topics as you get ready for the AP World History exam. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe the structure and function of Athenian democracy
  • Outline the Athenian Golden Age
  • Explain the wars and conquests during this era
  • Talk about the life of Alexander the Great

Our videos use entertaining animations and a conversational style to help you remember key figures and events. Test yourself after each lesson with the accompanying quiz, and take the full chapter exam to get a more comprehensive idea of how well you understand the chapter as a whole. Use your dashboard to see what you've mastered and how much you still need to study.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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