AP European History
All homework assignments are posted in the classroom on the dry erase board at the back of the room.
It is the responsibility of the student to copy down the homework assignments. There will be several
homework assignments each week.
This document will be updated regularly.
Week 1 (15 Aug – 19 Aug)
Do reading assignments for Day 1 through Day 4 of William Manchester’s “A World Lit Only by Fire”.
** The quiz questions for these readings can be found on Coach Cozad’s forms page at the Saraland High
School website: www.shspartans.com
Weekend 1 (Saturday 20 Aug – Sunday 21 Aug)
Do the Spanish Colonization DBQ. It should be 4-5 pages, hand written.
Week 2 (22 Aug – 26 Aug)
Do reading assignments for Day 5 through Day 9 of William Manchester’s “A World Lit Only by Fire”.
Monday night read – p. 119 – 17 Desiderius Erasmus. And read p. 316-321 from Kagan
Tuesday night read – p. 131 – 136 Indulgences. And read p. 321 -327 from Kagan (on humanism)
Wednesday night read – p. 139 – 143 Martin Luther. And read p. 327-333 from Kagan
Thursday night read – p. 146 – 153 and also p. 159.And read p. 333-339 from Kagan
Friday night – Go to the football game and read on Saturday: p. 180 – 186 Erasmus and Michael Servetus
And read p. 340-347 from Kagan
Week 3 (29 Aug – 31 Aug)
Do reading assignments for Day 10 through Day 11 of William Manchester’s “A World Lit Only by Fire”.
Monday Night, Read day 10 of Manchester – p. 190-193, John Calvin and p. 202-206 Henry VIII
Tuesday Night, Read p. 206-219 – Henry VIII, the Act of Supremacy, and the Anglican Church.
Week 4 (5 Sep – 9 Sep)
Mon – Wed – Study your notes and re-read Kagan Ch. 10 to prepare for the Ch 10 test on Thursday.
Tuesday Night – Write a broad introduction and thesis for the following prompt:
1. To what extent and in what ways did women participate in the Renaissance? (2003)
Thursday, Friday, Saturday – Read Kagan Ch. 11, p. 352-358 *Quiz on Monday over this reading.
Week 5 (12 Sep – 16 Sep)
Mon. night – read Kagan Ch. 11, p. 358-364 *Quiz 11-2 on Tuesday
Tues. night – read Kagan Ch. 11, p. 364-371 *Quiz 11-3 on Wednesday
Wed. night – read Kagan Ch. 11, p. 371-374 *Quiz 11-4 on Thursday
Thurs. night – read Kagan Ch 11, p. 374 – 384 *Quiz 11-5 on Friday
Friday & Saturday – Finish the Peasant Revolts DBQ. Make sure to underline your thesis. Have at least
3 groups of documents and analyze point of view or bias three times.
Week 6 (19 Sep – 23 Sep)
Mon. – Study your Reformation notes (15 minutes) in preparation for the test.
Tues. – Study your Reformation notes (15 minutes) in preparation for the test.
Wed – Fri – Study your Spark Chart page on the Renaissance, Reformation, and Age of Exploration.
Friday – read Kagan Ch 12, p. 388-396 *Quiz 12-1 on Monday
Week 7 (26 Sep – 30 Sep)
Mon. – read Kagan Ch 12-2, p. 396-402 *Quiz on Tuesday
Tues. – read Kagan Ch 12-3, p. 402-413 *Quiz on Wednesday
Week 8 (3 Oct – 7 Oct)
Mon. – Review your “European Witch Hunts” study page. Prepare for an FRQ tomorrow with the
2. Account for the growth and decline of European witch hunts from 1500 – 1650.
Essay should be about two pages in length, front side only.
Tue – Work on and study your Quarter 1 exam study guide. Test is Thursday!
Also take a look at the sample test questions at the end of Chapters 11 and 12.
Wed – Study your Quarter 1 exam study guide. Test is tomorrow!
Thursday – Read Kagan, Chapter 12, “Thirty Years War”, p. 407- 413.
Thursday – Pack your textbook in your book bag. Bring your textbook to school on Friday for the 30
Years War concept map / foldable activity.
Thursday – Begin reading Kagan Ch 13-1, p. 416 -426
Friday – Begin reading Kagan Ch 13-2, p. 426 – 437
Week 9 (10 Oct – 13Oct)
Monday – Read Kagan Ch 13-1, p. 416 – 426 Quiz Tuesday
Tuesday – Read Kagan Ch 13-2, p. 426 – 437 Quiz Wednesday
Wednesday – Read Kagan Ch 13-3, p. 437 – 450 Quiz Thursday
Week 10 (17Oct – 21 Oct)
Monday – Study your English Civil War Handout (15 min)
Tuesday – Study your Spark Notes #2 Handout “Republican States” section.
*Prepare for the following FRQ: Analyze the causes and events of the English Civil War.
This FRQ will be given in class on Wednesday.
Wednesday – Study Spark Notes “Early Modern Thought
Thursday – Study Spark Notes “Global Economy”
Week 11 (24 Oct – 28 Oct)
Monday – Do Cornell Notes, Ch. 15-1, p. 480-490. Due Tuesday.
Tuesday – Do Cornell Notes, Ch. 15-2, p. 491-501. Due Wednesday.
Thursday – Do Cornell Notes, Ch. 15-3, p. 502-512. Due Friday.
Week 12 (31 Oct – 4 Nov)
Monday – Read the “Attitudes toward the Poor” DBQ. Find documents groups and list them on a sheet
of paper. Be prepared to discuss the groupings in class tomorrow.
Tuesday – Find 6 examples of Point of View / Bias in your DBQ. Write them on a sheet of paper. Be
prepared to discuss them in class.
Wednesday – Write a thesis for your DBQ. Be prepared to write the DBQ answer in class tomorrow.
Thursday – Read Chapters 1 & 2 of Oliver Twist
Friday & Saturday – Read Chapters 3 and 4 of Oliver Twist
Week 13 (7 Nov – 11 Nov)
Monday – Go to www.quia.com and do the Ch 15 Rags to Riches, and the Ch 15 Battleship, in review for
the Chapter 13 & Chapter 15 test, which is on Thursday. You should also look at the Chapter 13 review
activities in Quia.
Tuesday – Do Cornell Notes 14-1, pp. 454 – 460. Continue to study your Chapter 13 and Chapter 15
notes in review for the test on Thursday.
Wednesday – Do Cornell Notes 14-2, pp. 461 – 467. Study for the test on Thursday.
Thursday – Read Oliver Twist Chapters 5 and 6, pp. 59 - 77
Friday – Sunday – Read Oliver Twist Chapters 7 – 12, pp. 77 – 125
Week 14 (14 Nov – 18 Nov)
Monday – Do Cornell Notes 14-3, pp. 468 – 475 and read pp. 476 & 477 from Kagan.
Tuesday – Read Oliver Twist Chapters 13, 14 and 15, pp. 125-154
Wednesday – Read Chapter 16 -1, pp 516 – 531
Thursday – Read Oliver Twist Chapters 16, 17 and 18, pp. 154 – 183
*Study your Chapter 17-2 Notes for a quiz on Friday
Friday – Read Chapter 16-2, pages 532 – 541
Write a paragraph or two explaining the causes and events of the War of Austrian Succession.
Write a paragraph or two explaining the causes, participants and events of the Seven Years’
War. (Due Monday)
Over the weekend: Read Oliver Twist Chapters 19 – 22, pp. 183-216
Week 15 (21 Nov – 22 Nov) Thanksgiving Week
Monday – Read Chapter 17 -1, pp. 550 – 560
Tuesday – Read Chapter 17-2, pp. 561 – 572
Wednesday – Read Chapter 17-3, pp 573 - 588
Over Thanksgiving Holiday, read Oliver Twist Chapters 23 – 33
Week 16 (28 Nov – 2 Dec)
Monday – Read Kagan, Chapter 18-1, pp. 594 – 604. Answer the Ch. 18-1 French Revolution questions.
Your teacher will give you these questions, or you can get them online at
Tuesday – Read Kagan, Chapter 18-2, pp. 605 – 615. Answer the Ch. 18-2 French Revolution questions.
Your teacher will give you these questions, or you can get them online at
Wednesday – Do a bulleted essay (FRQ) for the following prompt: 4. Analyze the extent to which
Frederick the Great of Prussia, Catherine the Great of Russia and Joseph II of Austria advanced
and did not advance Enlightenment ideals during their reigns.
Thurs – Sun – Read Oliver Twist, Chapters 34 – 44
Week 17 (5 Dec – 9 Dec)
Monday - Work on completing the Semester 1 Exam Study Guide. Finish it through the French
Tuesday – Work on completing the Semester 1 Exam Study Guide. Finish the section titled, “Enlightened
Wednesday – Complete the Semester 1 Exam Study Guide. Finish the section titled “England”
Thurs., Fri. & Weekend – Study the Semester 1 Exam Study Guide.
Week 18 (12 Dec – 16 Dec)
Monday – Study your exam study guide. Exam tomorrow on Quia.com
Tuesday – Read Ch. 19-1, p. 626 – 635
Over Christmas Break:
Read Chapter 19-2, p. 636 – 645
Read Ch 19-3, p. 646 – 654
Week 19 (3 Jan – 6 Jan)
Tuesday – Read Kagan pp. 633 – 645 and Do homework questions 19-1.
Chapter 19-1 Homework Questions (p.633 - 645)
1. What was the point of Napoleon’s Continental System?
2. Who developed the technique of canning food?
3. Why did Napoleon divorce Josephine Beauharnais?
4. Describe Napoleon’s invasion of Russia. (This should be a good sized paragraph if not more)
5. What happened during the “Hundred Days”?
Wednesday Read Kagan p. 643 – 654
Thursday – Do homework questions 19-2
Chapter 19-2 Homework Questions (p.643 - 654)
1. What was the “Sturm and Drang” movement? What did it reject?
2. What novel did Jean-Jacques Rousseau write? What did he stress in that book?
3. Who wrote, “The Critique of Pure Reason”?
4. Which English Romantic writer was the master of Gothic poems of the supernatural?
5. What kind of a world does painter John Constable portray in his “Salisbury Cathedral, from the
6. Who was the founder of Methodism?
7. Briefly explain the beliefs of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.
Week 20 (9 Jan – 13 Jan)
Monday - Do the Chapter 19-3 Homework Worksheet
Tuesday - Read Kagan, pp. 658 – 662
Wednesday - Do Homework questions 20-1
Chapter 20-1 Homework Questions (p.658 - 662)
1. What is a nation composed of?
2. What did nationalists protest?
3. According to nationalists, what effect would gathering Italians into a unified Italy or Germans
into a unified Germany have?
4. What was the “Irish problem”?
5. Which Italian Nationalist wrote in support of a unified Italy?
Thursday – Read Kagan, pp. 663 – 667
Week 21 (17 Jan – 21 Jan)
Tuesday – Read Kagan, pp. 666 – 668, Do Homework Questions 20-3
Chapter 20-3 Homework Questions (p.666 - 668)
1. Who was Klemens von Metternich?
2. What did Metternich not fear? What did he fear?
3. According to Metternich, what is the greatest and most urgent evil?
4. What is the German name for the gymnastics movement?
5. Who was the founder of the German gymnastics movement?
6. According to Jahn, what must Germans cultivate in order to overcome external enemies?
7. In 1815, why did the British Parliament pass a Corn Law?
8. What did Parliament do the next year that was unfair to the poor?
9. What happened when there were mass meetings at Saint Peter’s fields to demand reform in
10. In response to the Peterloo Massacre, Parliament passed the Six Acts. List the Six Acts:
Wednesday – Read Kagan pp. 670 – 675, Do Homework Questions 20-4
Chapter 20-4 Homework Questions (p.670 - 675)
1. What was the point of the Concert of Europe?
2. What did the Protocol of Troppau assert?
3. What was “The Eastern Question”?
4. What was the result of the Treaty of London (1827)?
5. What was the fate of Toussaint L’Ouverture in the Haitian revolution, 1803?
Thursday – Read Kagan, pp. 678 – 680. Do Homework Questions 20-5
Chapter 20-5 Homework Questions (p.678 - 680)
1. What did Russian officers get exposed to after they drove Napoleon’s army across Europe?
2. Which 2 secret societies did the Russian officers form?
3. What did the secret societies carry out in 1826?
4. Why couldn’t Alexander’s younger brother Constantine take over as ruler of Russia?
5. Who did Nicholas say was the ruler? Whom did Constantine say ruled?
6. Which regiment refused to take the oath of allegiance to Nicholas?
7. What did those officers call for?
8. How did Nicholas respond to the insurgents?
9. What was this event called?
10. What did Nicholas say to his state council about serfdom?
Friday – Read Kagan, pp. 680 (at very bottom) – 681, and pp. 683-684
Do Homework Questions 20-6
Chapter 20-6 Homework Questions (p.680 at very bottom - 681 AND pp. 683-684 The Great Reform
1. Charles X restored to the rule of primogeniture. What is primogeniture?
2. When the liberals scored a victory in the election of 1830, what did Charles X do?
3. What did Charles X’s Four Ordinances do? (List them)
4. What did the workers of Paris erect in the streets?
5. To where did Charles X flee to live in exile?
6. Under the Act of Union, Ireland could now send 100 members to the House of Commons. Why
would Irishmen be dissatisfied with the Act of Union? (p. 683)
7. What did the Catholic Emancipation Act allow? (p. 683)
8. What were “rotten boroughs”? (p. 684)
9. By how many voters did the Great Reform Bill expand the English electorate?
10. The Great Reform Bill still not considered a democratic measure. Why?
Week 22 (23 Jan – 27 Jan)
Monday – Read Kagan, pp 688 – 693. Do Homework Questions Chapter 21-1
Chapter 21-1 Homework Questions (p. 688 – 693)
1. What factors allowed the Industrial Revolution to begin in Great Britain? (p. 690)
2. Name 3 other industries besides textiles which Britain used to gain wealth.
3. How much did the population of France and Germany grow during the eighteenth century population
4. What was the effect on the physical resources of cities when so many people moved there?
5. What was the effect of railroads, plus canals and improved regular roads? (691)
6. What is “Proletarianization”?
7. What happened to skilled artisans as Proletarianization occurred?
8. Give 3 examples of factory discipline.
9. Which crop did nearly half of the Irish nation depend upon?
10. Without potatoes, Irish tenants could not pay their rent. What did landlords do?
Tuesday – Read Kagan, pp. 694 – 699. Do Homework Questions Chapter 21-2
Chapter 21-2 Homework Questions (p. 694 – 699)
1. List the 6 reforms the Chartist movement wanted in the Charter:
2. Petitions with millions of signatures were presented to the House of Commons, and strikes were
called. Evaluate the success of Chartism as a national movement.
3. Whom did early factory owners allow fathers to employ?
4. Why did factory owners employ unmarried women and children to running spinning and weaving
5. What did the English Factory Act of 1833 say? (p. 697)
6. Which women worked in factories?
7. What was a charwoman?
8. Read the poem on page 700. What does the poem portray or point out?
Wednesday – Read Kagan, pp. 702 – 707. Do Homework Questions Chapter 21-3
Chapter 21-3 Homework Questions (p. 702 – 707)
1. When is the first time that professional police forces existed?
2. What did many people in Britain view a professional police force as a threat to?
3. What would happen to a person sentenced to a “hulk”?
4. What happened to a person sentenced to “Transportation”?
5. What was the difference between the Auburn system and the Philadelphia system?
6. Who was the classical economist? What did he write? What was his philosophy?
7. What did Thomas Malthus contend in his “Essay on the Principle of Population”?
8. What did David Ricardo say in his “iron law of wages”?
9. Jeremy Bentham developed utilitarianism. What is utilitarianism?
10. Briefly describe the thoughts of Count Claude Henri de Saint-Simon.
Thursday – Read Kagan, pp. 707 – 711. Do Homework Questions Chapter 21-4
Friday – Read Kagan, pp. 712 – 719. Do Homework Questions Chapter 21-5
Chapter 21-5 Homework Questions (p. 712 – 719)
1. In which country did the revolutions of 1848 erupt first?
2. Who was elected president of France in 1848?
3. Why did the election of the “Little Napoleon” doom the Second Republic?
4. What were the Voix des femmes, and what was their goal?
5. Who led the Magyar revolts in Vienna?
6. Evaluate the success of the 1848 revolutions in Italy and Germany.
7. Differentiate between the grossdeutsh solution and the kleindeutsch solution.
8. Why did the kleindeutsch solution fail?
Week 23 (30 Jan – 3 Feb)
Monday – Read over the Manchester DBQ. Formulate 4 groups of documents. Evaluate the point of
view of the author of 4 documents. Prepare a thesis.
Wednesday – Read Kagan, pp. 730 – 736. Do Homework Questions for Chapter 22-1
Chapter 22-1 Homework Questions (p. 730 – 736)
1. Which two countries fought Russia during the Crimean War?
2. How do we know that the war was fought ineptly by both sides?
3. Which Ottoman provinces did Russia seek to control in the Crimean War?
4. What did the Ottoman “Hatt-i-Sharif” say about civic equality?
5. When Ottoman military officers carried out a revolution against the sultan, what were the
reformist offices called? (p. 734)
6. Which society did Giuseppe Mazzini form, and what was its goal?
7. Was Camillo Cavour a monarchist or a republican?
8. What did Cavour think would be needed to defeat Austria and unite Italy?
9. Describe the meeting between Camillo Cavour and Napoleon III, when they met to discuss a war
that would permit them to defeat Austria.
Thursday – Read Kagan, pp. 738 – 741 and pp. 744 – 745. Do Homework Questions 22-2
Chapter 22-2 Homework Questions (p. 738 – 741 AND p. 744-745)
1. Who was proclaimed the new King of a unified Italy?
2. After which event was Rome annexed and made the capital of Italy?
3. What was Germany made up of following the Congress of Vienna?
4. Which Prussian Prime Minister unified Germany?
5. Otto von Bismarck pursued a kleindeutsch solution. What was that? How would Austria be
6. What did defeating the Danish do for Bismarck?
7. How did Bismarck gain Russian support?
8. Whom did Bismarck start a war with to gain the German states of Bavaria, Wurttemberg, Baden
and Hesse Darmstadt?
9. People of Paris who suffered during the Prussian siege resented the National Assembly. What
was the name of the municipal government they formed to administer Paris separately from
10. What did the National Assembly do in April? What happened on May 8th and May 21st of 1871?
11. Briefly describe the Dreyfus Affair.
Friday – Read Chapter 1, pp. 1 – 18 of All Quiet on the Western Front, by Monday
Friday – Look at the Chapter 21 Practice Test on Quia.com in preparation for the Chapter 21 Test on
Friday – Read the Ch 21 Review of Revolutions of 1848. Do questions 1-4 at the bottom.
Week 24 (6 Feb – 10 Feb)
Monday – Read Kagan pp. 745 – 751. Do Chapter 22-3 Homework Questions
Chapter 22-3 Homework Questions (p. 745 -751 )
1. Why would Russian tsar Alexander II no longer help preserve Habsburg rule in Hungary?
2. How did Magyars respond to the “October Diploma”? What about the “February Patent”?
3. What was the Ausgleich of 1867?
4. Why did Czechs, Romanians and Croats oppose the Compromise of 1867?
5. What was one reform of Alexander II?
6. What rights did serfs immediately get? Why was the emancipation law a disappointment?
7. How did Russian Army recruiters get serfs to join?
8. Name 3 measures Alexander II took to “Russify” Poland after he suppressed their rebellion.
Tuesday – Read All Quiet on the Western Front, Chapter 2, pp. 19 – 33
Wednesday – Read Kagan, pp. 751 – 758. Do Chapter 22-4 Homework Questions
Thursday – Read All Quiet on the Western Front, Chapter 3, pp. 35 – 50
Friday – Read All Quiet on the Western Front, Chapters 4 and 5, pp. 51 – 74 and 75 – 97
Friday – Also study your notes from Chapter 22 to prepare for the Chapter 22 Test
Week 25 (13 Feb – 17 Feb)
Monday – Read Kagan, pp. 751 – 758. Do Chapter 22-4 Homework Questions.
Chapter 22-4 Homework Questions (p. 751 -758)
1. The Populism movement was discontented with Tsar Alexander II’s limited reforms. Who began
the populism movement?
2. Which Russian group was dedicated to the overthrow of Alexander II’s autocracy?
3. What happened on March 1, 1881?
4. What improvements did Alexander III make?
5. How did Alexander III limit Russian people’s rights?
6. What procedure did English reformer Rowland Hill propose?
7. Was Benjamin Disraeli a conservative or a liberal?
8. Benjamin Disraeli passed Paternalistic Legislation. Give two examples of Paternalistic Legislation.
9. Liberal Prime Minister William Gladstone passed the Education Act of 1870. What did it do?
10. William Gladstone had to deal with the Irish Question in 1880. What did it address?
Tuesday – Read Kagan, pp. 760 – 770. Do Chapter 23-1 Homework Questions
Chapter 23-1 Homework Questions (p. 760 -770)
1. Which materials and products were associated with the First Industrial Revolution?
2. Which materials and products were associated with the Second Industrial Revolution?
3. What did the Bessemer process do?
4. What was the most versatile and transportable source of power ever discovered?
5. Who invented the modern internal combustion engine?
6. What improvements were made to bicycles in the 1860s? In the 1870s?
7. Describe the Seine River in Paris.
8. Whom did Napoleon appoint to redesign Paris? Why did that man make “wide vistas”?
9. What was “the metro”?
10. What did health reformers say would be needed to remove the dangers of Cholera?
Wednesday - Read All Quiet on the Western Front, Chapter 6 pp. 99 – 136
Thursday – Begin working on the Century Posters Project – Due on Tuesday after Mardi Gras break.
AP European History - Century Posters Project
On your poster, create visuals for your assigned century. Be sure to include a timeline and address
political/diplomatic history, as well as social/cultural history. You may use or include flow charts, maps,
time lines, cartoon figures, or anything else that will help you remember events from your assigned
Use the following colored paper as background for your century poster:
1300 & 1400s - Blue 1700s - Red
1500s – Green 1800s - White
1600s – Orange 1900s – Yellow
Friday & over Mardi Gras Break – Finish reading All Quiet on the Western Front. Complete the study
guide questions for All Quiet on the Western Front.
Week 26 (27 Feb – 2 Mar)
Monday – Finish your Century Poster Project.
Tuesday - Read Kagan pp. 771 – 779. Do Chapter 23-2 Homework Questions
Chapter 23-2 Homework Questions (p. 771 -779)
1. Who built the sewer systems of Paris as part of his rebuilding program?
2. What did the Public Health Act of 1848 allow building inspectors to do?
3. Which 3 scientists are associated with discovering the Bacterial Theory of Disease?
4. Describe a slum in Lille, France:
5. What did the Married Women’s Property Act allow?
6. When would a woman withdraw from the labor force?
7. Briefly describe the economic causes and laws regarding prostitution in Europe in the 1800s.
8. The idea that for women, home was the center of virtue, children, and the respectable life
became known as the Cult of ….
9. Briefly describe the achievements of Mary Wollstonecraft, John Stuart Mill, and Emmeline
Wednesday – Read Kagan, pp. 780 – 790. Do Chapter 23-3 Homework Questions.
Chapter 23-3 Homework Questions (p. 780 -790)
1. Why were Jews often aligned with liberal political parties?
2. Describe the political types which were members in The International Working Men’s
3. Many Fabians were civil servants. What did the Fabian Society of Britain believe about problems
of industry and expansion of ownership?
4. Which Russian Count led Russia into the industrial age? (full name)
5. What industries did that Russian Count favor? (specifically name 3)
6. What were Kulaks?
7. What were Zemstvos?
8. What do the terms Bolsheviks and Mensheviks mean?
9. Describe Bloody Sunday. Who, what, where, when, most importantly why?
Thursday & Friday – Begin working on your Ch 23 Bonus Point Essay (This is optional)
Chapter 23 – Bonus Point Essays:
Fix or replace your lowest grade. Choose one of the two following essays:
1. Compare and contrast the political ideas of Hobbes and Locke. (AP 2008 Form B)
2. Analyze how Galileo, Descartes and Newton altered traditional interpretations of nature and challenged
traditional sources of knowledge. (AP 2009)
Write an essay that:
Has a relevant thesis.
Addresses all parts of the question.
Supports thesis with specific evidence
Is well organized.
Week 27 (5 Mar – 9 Mar)
Tuesday – read Kagan pp. 796 – 804. Do homework 24-1
Chapter 24-1 Homework Questions (p. 796 -804)
1. Compare the literacy rates of Britain, France & Belgium with those of Italy, Spain & Russia.
2. What are the three stages of Auguste Comte’s positivism?
3. Who wrote “The Origin of the Species”?
4. Which theory or principle explains how species changed or evolved over time?
5. Which British philosopher believed that “if the weak receive too much protection, the rest of
humankind is the loser”?
6. In Great Britain, what did the Education Act of 1902 call for?
7. What was Otto von Bismarck’s “kulturkampf”?
8. What was Pope Pius IX’s Syllabus of Errors?
9. Which dogma did Pope Pius IX advocate?
Wednesday – Read Kagan pp. 804 – 813. Do homework 24-2
Chapter 24-2 Homework Questions (p. 804 - 813)
1. What are some things that Christian missionaries blamed Islam for?
2. What was the Salafiyya movement?
3. What discovery did Wilhelm Roentgen make in 1895?
4. What did Albert Einstein contend in his papers on relativity?
5. What did Werner Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle contend?
6. What kind of story was Madame Bovary? What was it about?
7. What did Impressionism depict? What were impressionist artists fascinated with? (22 words)
8. Name 3 Impressionist artists.
9. Describe Cubist paintings. Name 2 Cubist painters.
10. What was Friedrich Nietzsche’s view of morality?
Thursday – Read Kagan pp. 813 – 822. Do homework 24-3
Chapter 24-3 Homework Questions (p. 813 - 822)
1. After Sigmund Freud abandon hypnosis, what did he allow his patients to do?
2. According to Freud, when do humans become sexual beings?
3. What did Freud believe about the seemingly irrational content of dreams?
4. What did Freud conclude about dreams?
5. What are the id, ego and superego?
6. Why did Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud part ways?
7. What did Carl Jung believe the subconscious contains?
8. What did Count Arthur de Gobineau say the troubles of Western Civilization came from? (38
9. What did Theodore Herzl call for in his book The Jewish State?
10. What did the Contagious Diseases Acts say?
11. Why did these laws anger middle class women?
Friday – Read Chapter 25-1, pp. 826 – 836.
Friday – Take the Ch 24 Quia practice test. If you don’t have a computer at home, take it at break.
Chapter 25-1 Homework Questions (p. 826 - 836)
1. European nations had the strength of nation-states, but they also possessed a less tangible
weapon. What was it?
2. What is the textbook’s definition of Imperialism? (p. 828)
3. How did J.A. Hobson and Lenin describe Imperialism?
4. Where was the conference which mapped out a European-controlled Africa?
5. What territories did France take? Which did Italy take? Which did Britain take?
6. Which important canal did Britain want to control by taking Egypt?
7. Which ruler of Belgium sought to exploit the Congo for its natural resources?
8. What brutal methods did King Leopold’s administration used to extract rubber?
** Take the Ch 24 Quia practice test
Week 28 (12 Mar – 16 Mar)
Monday – Read Chapter 25-2, pp. 838 – 843. Do Homework Questions 25-2
Chapter 25-2 Homework Questions (p. 838 - 843)
1. Who were the members of the Three Emperors’ League, which Bismarck formed? What caused
2. What was the Pan-Slavic movement?
3. Write out the music hall song that made Jingoism a new word for super patriotism.
4. Since Russia was alienated from the three emperor’s league because of losing territory at the
Congress of Berlin, Germany formed the Dual Alliance. What did the Dual Alliance provide for?
5. Which country joined the Dual Alliance, thus forming the Triple Alliance?
6. Like many Germans of his generation, how did Kaiser Wilhelm II want Germany to be just like
7. Which country did France ally with?
8. How many new battleships did Kaiser Wilhelm have built in 1898?
9. What was Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz’s “Risk Theory”?
10. Which two countries concluded the “Entente Cordiale” or friendly understanding?
Tuesday – Read Chapter 25-2, pp. 843 – 849. Do Homework Questions 25-3
Chapter 25-3 Homework Questions (p. 843 - 849)
1. Which two territories did Austria annex during the Bosnian crisis?
2. What was Russia supposed to get in return?
3. Why did the Germans send the gunboat Panther to the Moroccan port of Agadir?
4. What did France do to make the crisis pass? How did it affect French – British relations?
5. Which nations jointly attacked the Ottoman Empire in the first Balkan War?
6. Who shot Archduke Franz Ferdinand? What terrorist group was he part of? What nation helped
7. When did Austria deliver their deliberately unacceptable ultimatum to Serbia? Why was that a
8. Describe the Schlieffen Plan. (p. 848)
Wednesday – Review the Quarter 3 Exam Study Guide to prepare for the Q3 Exam on Thursday.
Week 29 (19 Mar - 23 Mar)
Grad Exam Week – No Homework
Week 30 (26 Mar – 30 Mar)
Monday Read pp. 853-858 of Kagan. Do Homework 25-4 questions.
Chapter 25-4 Homework Questions (p. 853 - 858)
1. What did Erich Ludendorff accomplish at the Battle of Tannenberg?
2. When the French held Verdun, with relatively few men, against German attack, what became
their slogan of national defiance?
3. Which British sea liner was torpedoed by a German submarine? What was the consequence of
4. Nicholas II of Russia was a weak and incompetent ruler. Who did Russian’s suspect he was
5. In March of 1917, there were strikes and worker demonstrations in Petrograd. How did Russian
6. When the tsar abdicated the throne, whose hands did the government fall into?
7. As the power of Alexander Kerensky and the Duma disintegrated, Germany rushed a brilliant
Bolshevik leader into the country from his exile in Switzerland. Who was he?
8. What did the Bolshevik government do with land, factories, banks, the church, and the war in
1917? (p. 857)
9. Describe the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk.
10. What were Red Russians? What were White Russians?
Tuesday Read pp. 858-868 of Kagan. Do Homework 25-5 questions.
Chapter 25-5 Homework Questions (p. 858 - 868)
1. Erich Ludendorff was determined to make peace before the German army was thoroughly
defeated. Whose peace plan did he accept, and what was it called?
2. Why were the German people unaware that their army had been defeated and was
3. Many Germans believed Germany had not been defeated but… (19 words)
4. Who took control of the Ottoman government in 1909?
5. Whom did the Young Turks support during the war? What effect did it have?
6. Which leaders were “The Big Four” as the Paris Settlement?
7. Which nations were excluded from the Paris peace conferences? (p. 864)
8. Which two territories did France receive from Germany? What size was Germany’s army
9. How much was Germany to pay in war reparations?
10. Who was John Maynard Keynes? What book did he write? What did his book argue?
Thursday – Read Chapter 26-1, pp. 878-885. Do Homework questions 26-1.
Chapter 26-1 Homework Questions (p. 878 - 885)
1. Which country had the most dead and wounded during World War I? How many dead and
wounded did that country have?
2. What did the Bolsheviks say about the debt of the tsarist government?
3. What was the secret police of the Soviet Union called?
4. Under war communism, what did the revolutionary government take control of?
5. What was the slogan of the Bolshevik party?
6. Under the New Economic Policy (NEP), in which industry would the government tolerate
private enterprise? Where would the government NOT tolerate private enterprise?
7. After Lenin died, two men vied for power. Who were they?
8. How was Joseph Stalin different than other early Bolshevik leaders?
9. Who was Nikolai Bukharin, and what did he want concerning the NEP and industrialization?
10. What did Stalin’s philosophy of “socialism in one country” contend?
11. What happened to Leon Trotsky?
Friday – Read Chapter 26-2, pp. 885 – 889. Do homework questions 26-2.
Chapter 26-2 Homework Questions (p. 885 - 889)
1. What book did Alexandra Kollontai write? Explain her views from that book.
2. After taking power in 1917, what new laws did the Bolsheviks issue that affected women?
3. Most scholars agree that Fascist governments were…
4. Give the quote that Mussolini declared in 1931:
5. Who was the leader of the Fasci di Combattimento? What does that name mean?
6. Why were many Italians dissatisfied with the parliamentary system?
7. Mussolini and his Fascists formed local squads of terrorists. What did they do?
8. What did the “Black Shirts” do on October of 1922?
9. How did King Victor Emmanuel III respond? What did he say to Mussolini?
10. Mussolini had no majority in Parliament, so what lay behind the legal facade of his coming
Week 31 (2 April – 6 April)
Monday – Read Chapter 26-3, pp. 889 – 895. Do Homework questions 26-3.
Chapter 26-3 Homework Questions (p. 889 - 895)
1. What did the King grant Mussolini on November 23, 1922?
2. Why did fascists murder Giacomo Matteotti?
3. List 3 rights of benefits to the Catholic Church from the Lateran Accord. (p 890 right)
4. What policies did Fascists use to encourage Italian women to have more children?
5. Which three nations formed the “Little Entente”, hoping to prevent revision of the Versailles
6. What did France’s Prime Minister Raymond Poincare do to force Germans to pay war
7. What happened when the British executed Irish nationalist leaders of the Irish uprising?
8. What does the name of the Irish extremist group “Sinn Fein” mean?
9. After a guerrilla war broke out between the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and the British
army, what was the result of secret negotiations between the two sides?
Wednesday – Read Chapter 26-4, pp. 895 – 904. Do Homework questions 26-4.
Chapter 26-4 Homework Questions (p. 895 - 904)
1. Why was it difficult to unify Poland, once the nation was re-created after World War I?
2. Where did the Weimar Republic get its name?
3. Although the Paris peace settlement had been signed under threat of an Allied invasion…
4. In what ways was the Weimar constitution a highly enlightened document?
5. What did Article 48 of the Weimar constitution say?
6. Which groups distrusted or even hated the Social Democratic party?
7. What was the Kapp Pustch? Evaluate its success.
8. On November of 1923, how many German marks was an American dollar worth?
9. Where did Hitler learn his anti-Semitic ideology?
10. What is the full name of the Nazi party?
11. List 6 of the Nazi Party’s 25 points:
12. What was the chief Nazi instrument of terror intimidation before the party controlled the
13. What does “Mein Kampf” mean?
14. In the Locarno Pact, Britain and Italy agreed to intervene against…(14 words)
Thursday – Do Homework Worksheet 27-1 to prepare for the World War I Quiz
Week 32 (9 April – 13 April)
Monday – Read Animal Farm, Chapters 1 &2, pp. 3-26
Tuesday – Read Animal Farm, Chapters 3 & 4, pp. 27 – 44
Wednesday – Read Animal Farm, Chapters 5 & 6, pp. 45 – 71
Thursday – Read Animal Farm, Chapters 7 & 8, pp. 73 – 109
Friday – Read Animal Farm, Chapters 9 & 10, pp. 111 – 141
Week 33 (23 Apr – 27 Apr)
Tuesday – Review Homework 27-2 Study Sheet, FRQ: Causes of the overthrow of Czar Nicholas II
Wednesday – Review Homework 28-1 Study Sheet, FRQ: The Failure of Peace after WWI
Friday – Review Homework 28-2 Study Sheet, FRQ: Why Germany lost WWI
Week 34 (30 Apr – 4 May)
Monday – Read your Modern Era reader from Sputnik to The Collapse of European Communism
Study your Renaissance Exam Review Questions for 1 hour.
Tuesday – Read your Modern Era reader from The Collapse of European Communism to Poland and
Study your Renaissance Exam Review Questions for review. Also study your Reformation Exam Review
Questions for 1 hour.
Wednesday – Finish reading your Modern Era reader.
Study your Reformation Exam Review Questions. Study your New Monarchs Exam Review Questions for
Thursday – Re-read and study your Modern Era reader.
Study your Scientific Revolution Exam Review Questions for 1 hour.
Friday & Weekend – Study and re-read all 4 of your Exam Review Question Packets for 1 hour each day.
Week 35 (7 May – 11 May)
Monday – Study the Scientific Revolution Exam Review Questions for 30 minutes
- Study the Enlightened Despots Study Guide 45 minutes
Tuesday – Study the English Civil War / Oliver Cromwell Study Sheet 1 hour
Wednesday – Study the French Revolution Study Guide 1 hour
Thursday – Study your FRQ Review Questions 5, 12 and 19 (and any others your are able) – Get good
Friday – Today is the AP EUROPEAN HISTORY EXAM!!