AP World History by Theme:



theme 1Interaction between humans and the environment
  • demography and disease
  • migration
  • patterns of settlement
  • technology
theme 2Development and interaction of cultures
  • religions
  • belief systems, philosophies, and ideologies
  • science and technology
  • the arts and architecture
theme 3State-building, expansion, and conflict
  • political structures and forms of governance
  • empires
  • nations and nationalism
  • revolts and revolutions
  • regional, transregional, & global structures and organizations
theme 4Creation, expansion, and interaction of economic systems
  • agricultural and pastoral production
  • trade and commerce
  • labor systems
  • industrialization
  • capitalism and socialism
theme 5Development and transformation of social structures
  • gender roles and relations
  • family and kinship
  • racial and ethnic constructions
  • social and economic classes