This test bank includes eleven original stimulus-sets of multiple-choice questions, which are written in the new style to that came into use on the 2016 AP European History test. Each stimulus set includes a short primary- or secondary- source excerpt, and 2-6 questions over the excerpt. The bank includes a total of 41 questions. The questions cover AP European History Period One (1450-1648). (Additional questions over Period One can be found here
Questions are aligned to the revised College Board Thematic Learning Objectives, Curriculum Framework, and historical thinking skills
emphasized on the revised AP test.
Stimuli for the questions in the bank include excerpts from:
*Leonardo Bruni d’Arezzo, letter to Baptista Maltesta, 1472
*Erasmus, ‘In Praise of Folly,’ 1509
*the Archbishop of Mainz, instructions for monks, 1517
*Niccolo Machiavelli, ‘Discourses on Livy,’ 1517
*’Twelve Articles of the Swabian Peasants,’ 1525
*Andreas Vesalius, ‘De Humani Corpus Fabrica,’ 1543
*illustration of the heads of drunken religious dissidents in Geneva, 1555
*John Know, ‘First Blast of the Trumpet,’ 1558
*Cavaliers and Roundheads woodcut, 1643
*map of Holy Roman Empire, 1648
*Philip von Hornigk, ‘Austria Over All: If Only She Will,’ 1684
When you purchase the product, you will receive a zipped folder that includes the same bank in four formats: Microsoft Word (editable), Examview Bank (editable), Examview Test (editable), and PDF (non-editable). This is intended to make it quick and easy for you to customize the questions to suit your class and to accommodate a wide variety of computer software.
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Keywords: English Civil War, Europe, European exploration, German peasants’ revolt, humanism, mercantilism, Protestant Reformation, religious wars, Renaissance, revised AP European History Test, nation-states, Peace of Westphalia, stimulus-style multiple choice questions, test banks, theocracy, Thirty Years’ War.
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