Mr. G's AP World History

Joseph Nye on Global Power Shifts

Posted in Uncategorized by gibault1 on October 31, 2010

Historian and diplomat Joseph Nye gives us the big picture view of the shifts in power between China and the US, and the global implications as economic, political and “soft” power shifts and moves around the globe.

The former assistant secretary of defense and former dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Joseph Nye offers sharp insights into the way nations take and cede power.

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The Confusion of Names

Posted in Uncategorized by gibault1 on October 27, 2010

Do your best over the course of the year to remember the names and order of China’s dynasties. Here’s a diagram to help.

In-class DBQ Assignment

Posted in Uncategorized by gibault1 on October 14, 2010

Here’s the DBQ for those of you who didn’t get a copy, or for those who’d like an extra digital version. It dates from the 2005 AP exam. Click HERE

Read and familiarize yourself with the question, then read and analyze the documents. You’ll be writing a group DBQ response in class. Don’t forget all the criterion that must be met for you to earn a top score.