Learn AP World History

A page of powerpoints that some of the course. The powerpoints are available at the

AP World History Powerpoints Page.

Most World history courses are focused on the important trends and developments since the beginning of civilization. Many high school world history courses are really European history courses so you may also want to check out the AP European history pages.

The AP World course asks students to focus on analysis (explaining why things happened) and then comparing how one part of the world changed to how other areas changed over time. This webpage is designed to give you the facts you need through outlines, notes, stories, vocabulary, lists, and lots of quiz questions to help you practice what you learn.


Most teens take the AP World history coursed for two reasons. First, Advanced Placement courses offer teenage students in high school challenges and opportunities not found in other high school history courses. Teenage students are rarely given the chance to read primary sources, write complex essays, and discuss college level material until the enter the college or univeristy of their choice. Advanced Placement Courses give academically motivated teens the opportunity to learn like college students.

Second, teenage high school students take AP history courses so they can obtain college credits. The Advanced Placement World hsitory course offers students the chance to earn up to eight college credits depending on the college the apply to and attend. Also, college applications are strenghtened by having AP courses on a high school students transcipt. AP world history helps teens get into college. For many teenage students, its that simple.
Teens with a large number of Advanced Placement courses often have a lot of stress. This webpage is designed to give students support but we also understand that teenage students often need a stress break. The games and videos on the game and video page are designed to give teens a healthy chance to have some fun in-between study sessions. Enjoy the games but remember your focus is passing your course, passing the AP World history exam and getting the six college credits so you can write a great college application and then go to the college of your dreams. Study well.

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