High School Premium Resources

This page lists Premium TimeMaps resources specially designed for high school teachers and their students. To access these resources you will need to have Premium Teacher membership.

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What are the Premium Resources?

Most Premium resources currently consist of sequences of maps or diagrams, but there are also teaching suggestions on how best to use the TimeMap of World History with your students.

They are designed with the requirements of AP World History in mind, but can easily be adapted to other world history courses.

More Premium resources are being added on a regular basis, and will build up to full coverage of high school world history topics.

 

Period 1: Ancient World, to c. 500 BCE

The Origins and Spread of Farming (PowerPoint unit) + Teachers Notes

A sequence of world maps shows the origins and spread of farming in world history, between c. 10000 BCE and c. 3500 BCE.

Early Civilizations: 4000 to 500 BCE + Teachers Notes

A panoramic overview of all the ancient civilizations of the Eastern Hemisphere up to 500 BCE. It gives a clear idea of the geographical and chronological settings of these civilization.

World Trade Routes at the time of the Early Civilizations, 3500 BCE to 500 BCE – (Teachers Notes coming soon)

A series of maps looking at the growth of trade routes during the early civilizations in world history.

Ancient Middle East I: The Bronze Age + Teachers Notes

The Bronze Age Middle East from 3500 to 1275 BCE,  covering the Sumerian, Babylonian, Ancient Egyptian and Hittite civilizations.

Ancient Middle East II: Age of Empires + Teachers Notes

The Middle East from 1275 BCE to 500 BCE, covering the Assyrian, Babylonian and beginning of Persian empire. It also references the history of the Israelites during this period.

Teaching about Early Civilizations using the TimeMap of World History  (Teachers Notes coming soon)

Suggestions on how to use the TimeMap of World History with your students.  They focus on using the free maps, but are equally relevant to the premium maps.

These suggestions are in addition to those offered in the teaching notes which accompany each Premium unit.

Period 2: The Classical World, c. 500 BCE to c. 500 CE

World Trade Routes at the time of the Classical Civilizations, 500 BCE to 500 CE (Teachers Notes coming soon)

A sequence of maps looks at the growth of trade routes in the Classical period of world history (500 BCE to 500 CE). These include the rise of such historic trade arteries as the Silk Road and Indian Ocean routes.

Greece and Persia: 585 BCE to 100 CE + Teachers Notes

The interactions between the Persians and the Greeks in the two centuries from before the Persian Wars to after the time of Alexander the Great.

The Persian Wars, 499 BCE to 478 BCE (PowerPoint unit) + Teachers Notes

Focuses on the famous wars between the Persian empire and the Greek city-states which included the battles of Marathon, Thermopylae and Salamis.

Classical India: 500 BCE to 500 CE + Teachers Notes

The history of the Indian subcontinent from the time of the Buddha to that of the Gupta Empire.

Classical China: 500 BCE to 500 CE + Teachers Notes

The history of ancient China from the time of Confucius to after the fall of the Han empire.

Imperium: The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire: 500 BCE to 500 CE + Teachers Notes

This sequence of maps follows the fortunes of Rome as it faces down threats to its very existence in its early days and goes on to dominate the Mediterranean world.

Roman Government (PowerPoint unit) + Teachers Notes

Traces the evolution of Roman government from the early days of Rome under the kings, right through the Republic and into the early Empire.

Teaching about Classical Civilizations using the TimeMap of World History

Suggestions on how to use the TimeMap of World History with your students.  They focus on using the free maps, but are equally relevant to the premium maps.

These suggestions are in addition to those offered in the teaching notes which accompany each Premium unit.

Period 3: The Medieval World, c. 500 CE to 1450 CE

World Trade Routes in the Medieval Era, 500 to 1453 (Teachers Notes coming soon)

A sequence of maps looks at the development of trade routes in the Medieval Era of world history, and their impact as conduits of trans-regional influences.

Medieval China: from Sui to Song, 500 to 1450 + Teachers Notes

This sequence includes the middle centuries of the imperial age of Chinese history, when China’s identity as a Confucian, bureaucratic state is tested, confirmed and refined.

Medieval India: from Gupta to Babur, 500 to 1450 + Teachers Notes

During this period of South Asian history, great cultural changes take place: the decline of Buddhism, the rise of mature Hinduism, and the intrusion of Islam.

Medieval Europe I: 400 to 1000 CE + Teachers Notes

The formation of Europe – the fall of the Roman empire, the rise of Frankish Europe, the Vikings, the partition of Europe and the formation of France, Germany, eastern Europe and Russia.

Medieval Europe II: 1000 to 1450 CE + Teachers Notes

The High Middle Ages – includes the Norman Conquest of England, the decline of the Byzantine Empire, the Crusades, the Black Death, the Hundred Years’ War and more.

Teaching about the Medieval World using the TimeMap of World History

Suggestions on how to use the TimeMap of World History with your students.  They focus on using the free maps, but are equally relevant to the premium maps.

These suggestions are in addition to those offered in the teaching notes which accompany each Premium unit.

Period 4: The Early Modern World, 1450 to 1750 CE

World Trade Routes in the Early Modern Era, 1453 to 1789 (Teachers Notes coming soon)

A sequence of maps looks at the development of trade routes in the Early Modern Era of world history, a time when Europeans pioneer maritime trade, linking all the oceans together.

China: the Late Dynasties: 1450 to 1760 CE + Teachers Notes

Looks at the Ming and Qing dynasties, when imperial China reached its peak. The unit leaves the Qing dynasty at its magnificent height – its decline is dealt with in the next section.

India: the Mughal era: 1450 to 1750 CE + Teachers Notes

Covers the early modern period in the history of the Indian subcontinent, dominated by the  rise and fall of the glorious Mughal empire.

Early Modern Europe: 1450 to 1750 CE + Teachers Notes

Includes the periods of the Renaissance, Reformation, Counter-Reformation, Wars of religion, the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment.

Teaching about the Early Modern World using the TimeMap of World History

Suggestions on how to use the TimeMap of World History with your students.  They focus on using the free maps, but are equally relevant to the premium maps.

These suggestions are in addition to those offered in the teaching notes which accompany each Premium unit.

Period 5: The Modern Era

India: the British Raj: 1750 to 1900 CE (Teachers Notes under development)

Looks at the rise of British rule in India, the nature of that rule, and its impact on Indian society.

Modern China: the Later Imperial Period: 1760-1901 CE (Teachers Notes under development)

Covers the Opium Wars, the Taiping rebellion, The Self-Strengthening Movement, the Sino-Japanese War and the Boxer rebellion.

Modern Europe: 1750-1900 CE (Teachers Notes under development)

Takes in the French Revolution and Napoleon, the Industrial Revolution, the 1848 revolutions, and the unification of Italy and Germany.

Teaching about Modern World using the TimeMap of World History

Suggestions on how to use the TimeMap of World History with your students.  They focus on using the free maps, but are equally relevant to the premium maps.

These suggestions are in addition to those offered in the teaching notes which accompany each Premium unit.

 

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