CLEP Western Civilization II

CLEP Western Civilization II You are about to start our Western Civilization II CLEP course. This quiz practice will prove your prowess in Literature and the Arts, and help you successfully pass the exam. We will help you by providing an equally rigorous practice exam course that simulates what you will experience on exam day. First, lets break down what you will find on the exam.

CLEP Western Civilization II Practice

Welcome to the CLEP Western Civ II Quiz. These tests are grouped into several sections to make your study easier. The sections include the following:

Absolutism and Constitutionalism, 1648-1715

Part one of the Civ II test. Concepts include: The Dutch Republic, The English Revolution, France under Louis XIV, Formation of Austria and Prussia, and the "westernization" of Russia.

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1 hour
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Competition for Empire and Economic Expansion

Part two of the Civ II test. Concepts include: Global economy of the eighteenth century, Europe after Utrecht, 1713-1740, and the Demographic change in the eighteenth century.

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1 hour
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Economy, culture, and imperialism, 1850-1914

- Part three of the Civ II test. Concepts include: Demography, World economy of the nineteenth century, Technological developments, Science, philosophy and the arts, and Imperialism in Africa and Asia.

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1 hour
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Political and Cultural Developments, 1815-1848

Part four of the Civ II test. Concepts include: Conservatism, Liberalism, Nationalism, Socialism, an the Revolutions of 1830 and 1848.

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1 hour
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The First World War and the Russian Revolution

- Part five of the Civ II test. Concepts include: the causes of the First World War, the economic and social impact of the war, the peace settlements, and the Revolution of 1917 and its effects.

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1 hour
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The Industrial Revolution

- Part six of the Civ II test. Concepts include: Agricultural and industrial revolution, Causes of revolution, Economic and social impact on working and middle class, and the British reform movement.

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1 hour
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The Scientific View of the World

- Part seven of the Civ II test. Concepts include: Major figures of the scientific revolution, New knowledge of man and society, and Political theory.

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1 hour
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The Second World War and Contemporary Europe

Part eight of the Civ II test. Concepts include: The causes and course of the Second World War, Postwar Europe, Science, philosophy, the arts, and religion, and Social and political developments.

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1 hour
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None

Politics and diplomacy in the Age of Nationalism

Part nine of the Civ II test. Concepts include: the unification of Italy and Germany, Austria-Hungary, Russia, France, Socialism and labor unions, and European diplomacy, 1871-1900.

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1 hour
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Revolution and Napoleonic Europe

Part ten of the Civ II test. Concepts include: The Revolution in France, The Revolution and Europe, The French Empire, and the Congress of Vienna.

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1 hour
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None

Simulated CLEP Western Civilization II Exam

This is a full length simulated CLEP exam providing a similar experience to the the actual College Board CLEP CLEP Western Civilization IIexam. This timed CLEP exam is geared to prepare you for the pace and format that you'll need to succeed. Use it to test your knowledge while getting as close as you can to the real-life conditions of the exam.

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Time Required
90 Minutes
Questions
120

Western Civilization II Resources

Read the Western Civ II exam description.

Textbooks

  • Ginsberg and Lowi, American Government: Freedom and Power (W.W. Norton)
  • Jacobson and Kernell, The Logic of American Politics (Congressional Quarterly)
  • Janda et al., The Challenge of Democracy (Wadsworth)
  • O'Brien et al., Government by the People (Prentice Hall)
  • O'Connor and Sabato, American Government: Continuity and Change (Longman)
  • Patterson, The American Democracy (McGraw-Hill)
  • Welch et al., Understanding American Government: The Essentials (Wadsworth)
  • Wilson, American Government (Wadsworth)

Online Resources