Books in the CWLMC
The Smithsonian Museum, founded in 1846, consists of 19 museums and galleries, a zoo, and research facilities. The museum and gallery websites feature digital collections and information on physical collections covering art, science and history.
Historical documents from ancient to modern times
The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use.
This resource has primary sources from all of world history. you can sort and search by region and date.
First person accounts of various important moments in world history.
Includes various resources from a joint venture of many college libraries.
List of links to the best world history websites, provided by the University of Delaware
A good site to use to search for scholarly journals on your topic. Many you cannot access on here, but you can then check JSTOR and search by title to see if they have the article you are looking for.
19th and 20th centuries
AP World History Final Project
You will prepare and present a PowerPoint presentation tracing changes over time on a broad topic or geographic region. You will be graded on the following requirements and criteria. Each student will complete a different topic. PowerPoints will be stored in the W: Drive>C Wing>Wert where your classmates may access and use your work to help study for the final exam as well as the exam in the spring.
- Compare the reaction of foreign domination in the Ottoman Empire, China, India, and Japan.
- Compare nationalism in (pick a. or b.)
- China and Japan AND Cuba and the Philippines
- China and Japan AND Egypt and Nigeria
- Compare forms of Western intervention in Latin America and in Africa
- Compare Latin American Independence Movements
- Patterns of Immigration, 19th century
- Compare patterns and results of decolonization in Africa and India
- Compare the Russian, Chinese, and Mexican Revolutions of the early 20th century.
- Compare the legacies of colonialism and patterns of economic development in two of the three areas (Africa, Asia, and Latin America).
- Compare causes and effects of World War I and World War II.
- Patterns of Immigration, 20th century
19th & 20th Centuries
- Social and Religious (Change Over Time)
- Technological (Change Over Time)
- Environmental (Change Over Time)
- Traditional Warfare vs. Guerilla Warfare (Comparative)
- Growth of International Organizations (League of Nations, United Nations…)
- Rise of Nationalism and Nation-States
- Socialism / Communism
- Growth of Democracy (Change Over Time)
- Women’s Emancipation Movements
- Compare and explain the western dominance of the 19th century and the decline of western dominance in the 20th century (Change Over Time)
- Cold War (1945-1991)
You will be graded on the following requirements and criteria.
Time Period – 1800 to Present
Source of Information – You will exhaustively use your textbook, concentrating on chapters 23 to 33. You may use other sources ONLY when you have done this.
Thesis – Typically presentations will begin with a clear definition of your topic and your thesis/argument, which will help the class to focus in on WHY your topic is important.
Content this, you must refer to the AP World History Course Book, periods 5 and 6, to ascertain what content is required. You must cover key concepts and themes, as well as utilize the four historical thinking skills in your presentation. However, remember to make “world history” connections. Each topic will have varying requirements – see the instructor.
Change Over Time / Comparative Analysis
VISUAL (power point, Google doc, Prezi, etc)
Minimum 10 Slides – Each slide will have a headlined-main point, as well as several bullets, and a captioned visual.
Captioned visual or map on each slide – These will all be primary sources that will help communicate your main points.
3 Primary Sources – Explicitly use and cite at least 3 primary sources—that is, quotations verbal to help class understand important aspects of your topic.
Title slide and Bibliography slide
Primary vs Secondary Source video
You will be taken to the Safari Montage site where you will need to utilize your
username and password used to login on CWHS computers
CWLMC Databases and other links
Conrad Weiser LMC site
CW LMC OPAC
Click here for videos
Use your CW login and password