AP European History Essays

Compliments of Liesbeth Gallon, Class of 2001 and Sebastian Nilsson, Class of 2004

November 2010

2. Analyze the ways in which European monarchs used both the arts and the sciences to enhance state power in the period circa 1500–1800. (Group A 2010 North A.)

3. Analyze the various Protestant views of the relationship between church and state in the period circa 1500–1700. (Group A 2010 North A.)

4. Analyze the various effects of the expansion of the Atlantic trade on the economy of Western Europe in the period circa 1450–1700. (Group A 2010 North A.)

5. Compare and contrast how TWO of the following states attempted to hold together their empires in the period circa 1850 to 1914. (Group B 2010 North A.)
Ottoman Empire.

6. Compare and contrast the goals and achievements of the feminist movement in the period circa 1850–1920 with those of the feminist movement in the period 1945 to the present. (Group B 2010 North A.)

7. Analyze the ways in which the theories of both Darwin and Freud challenged traditional European ways of thinking about religion, morality, and human behavior in the period circa 1850–1950. (Group B 2010 North A.)

2. Compare and contrast the economic and social development of Russia with that of the Netherlands in the period 1600–1725. (Group A 2010 Europe)

3. Assess the ways in which women participated in and influenced TWO of the following. (Group A 2010 Europe)
The Renaissance
The Reformation
The French Revolution

5. Analyze the political and economic effects of changing population patterns in Western Europe in the period circa 1950 to the present. Cite specific examples from at least TWO countries. (Group B 2010 Europe)

6. Analyze the ways in which the ideas of seventeenth-century thinkers John Locke and Isaac Newton contributed to the ideas of eighteenth-century Enlightenment thinkers. (Group B 2010 Europe)

7. Analyze the development of the...