AP World: Modern 2020 Resources

Humans have developed complex systems over the last 100k years, but letโ€™s deep dive into the politics, economics, and cultures of the last 800 years.

AP World 2020 Exam Format
45 minutes, online, FRQ-only

Exam Date & Time

Units Covered
Unit 1 โ€“ :racehorse: Global Tapestry, c. 1200 โ€“ c. 1450
Unit 2 โ€“ :camel: Networks of Exchange, c. 1200 โ€“ c. 1450
Unit 3 โ€“ :mosque: Land-Based Empires, c. 1450 โ€“ c. 1750
Unit 4 โ€“ :pizza: Transoceanic Interconnections, c. 1450 -c. 1750
Unit 5 โ€“ :fist:t4: Revolutions, c. 1750 -c. 1900
Unit 6 - :steam_locomotive: Consequences of Industrialization


  1. 2020 AP World History Study Guide (Revised for 2020 Changes)
  2. AP World Content (Live Reviews, Replays, Study Guides, and Trivia)
  3. AP World Cram Sessions
  4. Buy an AP World Cram Pass (10x Massive Review Sessions)

Cram Teacher: @eric-beckman | tuesdays @ 7p ET
Eric Beckman has taught high school history for three decades, including AP History for the past sixteen years. Eric has been an AP Exam Reader for World and European History. Eric frequently presents to history teachers at global, national, and state conferences, including the World History Association, the National Council for the Social Studies, and Minnesota Council for History Education. Eric holds a BA from Luther College (IA), a Master of Liberal Studies degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and a graduate certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching from University of Wisconsin-Stout.

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