600 BCE - 600 CE Second-Wave Civilizations
This period lays the foundation for much of civilization as we know it today. The classical Greeks lay the cultural foundation for Western civilization. The Achaemenid Persians under Cyrus unify much of the Middle East and Egypt. Alexander the Great unifies Greece with Persia. Later, the Roman Empire dominates the Mediterranean and Europe.
1750 -1900 Enlightenment and Revolution
Do we need kings? Can people govern themselves? What rights do we all have? Can science and understanding uplift all of humanity? This topic lays the foundation for our modern thinking about the world. From democratic revolutions to the establishment of empires backed by industrial power.
The origin of humans and early human societies
The origin of humans and early human societies, a tutorial in Technological and environmental transformations (to c. 600 BCE), the first period in the AP World History course.학습 시작하기