This Advanced Placement course explores world history from 1750 to the present, starting with Western Europe and continuing through the post–Cold War world. Topics include the Reformation and Enlightenment; the Columbian Exchange and European colonization in the Americas; African, Russian, Islamic, and Asian Empires to 1750; industrialization and global integration to 1900, including nationalism, revolutions, imperialism, and romanticism; global change through World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War Era, and decolonization; and the post–Cold War world, including economic globalization, struggles for democracy, global security and terrorism, the environment, genocide and human rights, and other global challenges up to the present day. This course will prepare you for the AP World History exam by helping you practice skills associated with the exam, such as writing essays and answering questions on core topics. This course is the second of a two-part series on AP World History. APHIST 063 covers topics to 1750.