This 29-slide power point presentation is designed for an AP World History course and provides students with an overview of some of the World Religions and Belief Systems. The notes are designed to follow the AP World History Period One and Two Curriculum Framework and hit on many of the key concepts included in that curriculum. The power point covers the basic beliefs and histories of a number of major world religions and belief systems from the period of 600BCE – 600CE.
Specific topics covered in the power point include the following:
• Religions vs. Belief Systems
• The Period of the Warring States
• Confucianism (
• Spread of Religions (trade, war, conversion of elites)
Be sure to look for the "AP World History World Religions and Belief Systems Notes Outline" available on TpT for a skeleton outline that students can complete as you lecture.