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Ch 9: Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 8: Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the West (1789-1900)

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The Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the West chapter of this McDougal Littell Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with Western nationalist movements. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the West textbook chapter.

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Students will learn:

  • Effects of Latin American independence movements
  • The impact of the growth of European nationalism
  • The timeline for Italy's unification
  • The significance of the Franco-Prussian War
  • Romanticism and the arts in the 19th century
  • Influences on the literary realism movement
  • The difference between Impressionism and Expressionism

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7 Lessons in Chapter 9: Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 8: Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the West (1789-1900)
Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact

1. Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact

This lesson will explore the 19th century Latin American revolutions. In doing so, it will highlight the roles L'Ouverture, Hidalgo, and Bolivar played in bringing freedom to Haiti, Mexico, and South America.

Nationalism Grows in Europe: Timeline, Events & Impact

2. Nationalism Grows in Europe: Timeline, Events & Impact

In this lesson, we will study the growth of nationalism that took place during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic age. We will begin by defining nationalism and then explore how it developed in these critical eras.

The Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders

3. The Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders

In this lesson, we explore the piecemeal unification of Italy which took place in the 19th century. Created in part by the brilliant statesmen Camillo Benso di Cavour, Italy as we know it did not fully take shape until 1870.

The Franco-Prussian War & the Unification of Germany

4. The Franco-Prussian War & the Unification of Germany

In this lesson, we will learn about the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany. We will explore how these events helped set the context for French-German conflict in World War I.

19th Century Arts: Romanticism, Music, and Art

5. 19th Century Arts: Romanticism, Music, and Art

In this lesson, we explore the arts and popular culture of the 19th century, from the Romanticist trends in Western literature to the growing concert halls and changes in the art world.

The Literary Realism Movement: A Response to Romanticism

6. The Literary Realism Movement: A Response to Romanticism

In this lesson, we will learn about Realism in American literature, how this new literary movement grew out of Romanticism and what circumstances in our changing nation made that literary shift possible.

The Impressionists and Expressionists of Post-Realist Art

7. The Impressionists and Expressionists of Post-Realist Art

In this lesson, we explore the two main artistic movements of the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Impressionism and Expressionism. Both significantly broke with artistic norms of previous generations.

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