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European History

The AP European History course focuses on developing students’ understanding of European history  from approximately 1450 to the present. The course has students investigate the content of European history for significant events, individuals, developments, and processes in four historical periods, and develop and use the same thinking skills and methods (analyzing primary and secondary sources, making historical comparisons, chronological reasoning, and argumentation) employed by historians when they study the past. The course also provides five themes (interaction of Europe and the world; poverty and prosperity; objective knowledge and subjective visions; states and other institutions of power; and individual and society) that students explore throughout the course in order to make connections among historical developments in different times and places. Students are expected to take the AP exam.

 

For more information please contact 

Robb Warren

robbw@pearlandisd.org

 

Prerequisites

World Geography or World History