Whatever happened to the first Defenestration of Prague? How many Napoleons are too many Napoleons? Why does Shmoop remain convinced that Winston Churchill jokes are the best jokes ever? Uncover all these mysteries and more in our guide to AP European History.
Specifically designed for mastering the AP European History exam. Learn why it's a terrible idea to start a land war in Russia in the middle of winter (yes, Napoleon, we're looking at you), why Czechoslovakia is no longer Czechoslovakia, and why starting a new church might be the most melodramatic response ever to a bad marriage.
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Check out our in-depth study guide and practice problems galore on each of the topics.
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Colonialism and Imperialism
Domestic and Foreign Policies
Political Rights and Liberties
Protest, Reform, and Revolution
Treaties and Diplomacy
War and Civil Conflict
Commercialism and Mass Production
Private and State Roles in Economics
Sanitation and Health Care
Social Structure, Wealth, and Poverty
Changes in Elite and Popular Culture
Changes in Religious Thought
Impact of Global Expansion
Intellectual and Cultural Developments
Literacy, Education, and Communication
Scientific and Technological Developments
Social, Economic, and Political Thought
Trends in Literature and Art
And a lot more!