Need help with AP Euro Review? Trying to learn everything your teacher has ever mentioned before a test can be very stressful, but the right review techniques can help you prepare much quicker and more effectively. This article will help you review for a euro test, and will finish with golden tips for effective prep.
To effectively review European history, you need a three-pronged approach. Start with the basics, moving up to greater and greater levels of detail. Initially, you should just focus on the most important aspects of the time period in question. When was it, what were the most critical events, and where did they happen? How do these events mesh with the history of Europe as a whole? During this phase of the review process, outlines will be your most helpful tool. A good outline can efficiently summarize all of the most important points, gathering the information into one convenient location.
Second, you need to add a little more detail to your historical understanding. Use detailed notes or sample essays for this portion, underlining key people and terms to reinforce what you learned during stage one. Again make sure you understand the complexities of the period, and are able to discuss it’s future impact and roots in the previous era.
As you may have guessed, there are three main tools that can aid you in effective review: Outlines, Notes and Essays. Each provides a different level of detail, allowing you to gradually build on and expand your understanding. Continue reading