Due date: First day of class A WORLD LIT ONLY BY FIRE
by William Manchester
This book does a good job of “setting the scene” for the beginning of the AP European History course. It is of course pivotal that you read and understand the material in the book. Much of the material we will cover in the first six weeks is contained in this book. Pages 68-86 may contain material you find objectionable, you are not required to read these pages and there are not any questions about this section.
Your assignment is to read the book and answer a set of review questions. The questions will be impossible to answer without actually reading the book. The questions do not necessarily address the larger themes discussed in the book, but are intended to highlight interesting details, and simply force a closer reading of the book. Your answers need to be numbered and hand written. If your answers are not legible, I cannot grade them. Skip a line in between each question.
The following lists the topics covered throughout the book: