World History/AP World History Standard

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Students are expected to be able to analyze six themes in World History:

  1. The impact of geography on civilization, such as Egypt's Nile and China's Yangtze River.
  2. Continuous and accelerated movement of people and ideas around the world; growing interdependence and shrinking of world
  3. Shift from agrarianism to urbanity; constant desire for progress
  4. Interaction between government and people
  5. Dominating focus on race, gender, and culture
  6. Evolution of religious ideas and customs

(See also AP World History Course Description at CollegeBoard.)