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Ch 21: Historical Developments from 1750 to 1914

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Let us help you review the major worldwide historical developments that occurred between 1750 and 1914 with this fun chapter. If you're getting ready for an important exam, our short video and text lessons outline all the topics you'll find on the test so you'll feel prepared.

Historical Developments from 1750 to 1914 - Chapter Summary

Our helpful chapter outlines the historical developments that happened all over the world from 1750 to 1914. These lessons cover the Revolutions of 1848 and the Spring of Nations, as well as the major events and timeline of the French Revolution. You'll learn about the contributions and discoveries made by Isaac Newton and the role of Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx in the Communist Manifesto. This chapter is designed to help you:

  • Outline some of the important events from the Industrial Revolution in Europe and the U.S.
  • Describe the importance of the Battle of Waterloo and Napoleon Bonaparte's role in it
  • Give some facts about the life and scientific discoveries of Thomas Edison

These professionally designed lessons are short, fun and easy to use. You can work at your own pace as you review these lessons in their entirety, or use the video tabs feature to skip ahead to a specific section in any video. The multiple-choice quizzes that follow each lesson make great test prep tools and can help you identify any areas where you'll need to focus more study.

7 Lessons in Chapter 21: Historical Developments from 1750 to 1914
Revolutions of 1848 & the Spring of Nations: Major Revolutions, Causes & Collapse

1. Revolutions of 1848 & the Spring of Nations: Major Revolutions, Causes & Collapse

This lesson will examine the Revolutions of 1848 that swept across Europe. We will look at the causes of these revolutions and highlight the key themes and events surrounding the 'Spring of Nations.'

The French Revolution: Timeline & Major Events

2. The French Revolution: Timeline & Major Events

In this lesson, we will learn about the French Revolution. We will examine the causes of the French Revolution and highlight the key themes and events associated with it.

Facts about Isaac Newton: Laws, Discoveries & Contributions

3. Facts about Isaac Newton: Laws, Discoveries & Contributions

Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist whose discoveries have led him to be considered one of the most important and influential scientists in history. This lesson will cover his achievements and discoveries.

Napoleon Bonaparte and the Battle of Waterloo

4. Napoleon Bonaparte and the Battle of Waterloo

In this lesson, we will explore the return of Napoleon Bonaparte to France on March 1, 1815, his hundred-day reign, and his downfall at the Battle of Waterloo on June 18, 1815.

The Industrial Revolution in Europe and the U.S.: Events & Innovations

5. The Industrial Revolution in Europe and the U.S.: Events & Innovations

This lesson examines the Industrial Revolution in Europe and the United States. We will highlight key developments and innovations and explore how the Industrial Revolution transformed society.

Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto

6. Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto

This lesson will explore the 19th century roots of Marxism and communism. In doing this, it will explain the role the Industrial Revolution played in forming the famous work of Marx and Engels, known as the Communist Manifesto.

Who Was Thomas Edison? - Biography, Facts & Timeline

7. Who Was Thomas Edison? - Biography, Facts & Timeline

Learn about the famous inventor Thomas Alva Edison, the Wizard of Menlo Park who was the driving force behind many of today's most useful tools including phones, television, and even X-rays.

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