Prentice Hall World History Connections to Today, The Modern Era: Online Textbook Help

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  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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This Prentice Hall World History Connections to Today, The Modern Era Online Textbook Companion Course uses simple and fun videos to help students learn recent world history and earn a better grade. This textbook companion effectively teaches all the important modern era world history concepts. Each of the video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the chapters in this textbook.
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Lesson 1 - The Renaissance Timeline: Events Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Italian Renaissance and Italy's Transformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Humanism in the Renaissance: Recognizing the Beauty of the Individual  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Renaissance Art: Artists, Paintings, Sculptures & Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci: History, Facts & Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Michelangelo: Biography and Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Biography of Raphael: Paintings, Architecture & Major Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Machiavelli and Lessons of the Italian Wars  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Northern Renaissance  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - How the Printing Press Changed the World  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Introduction to Shakespeare: Life and Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Catholic Church Before the Reformation: Beliefs and Practices  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Martin Luther, the 95 Theses and the Birth of the Protestant Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Art in the Protestant Reformation: Albrecht Durer & Northern European Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Theocracy: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Spread of the Protestant Reformation Across Europe  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Henry VIII: The Anglican Church  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Queen Elizabeth I and England's Golden Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Reformation's Impact on Germany: The Peasant Wars  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Religious Reform in Switzerland: Calvin & Zwingli's Teachings in the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The French Wars of Religion: Catholics vs. the Huguenots  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Reformers & the Catholic Church: How Religious Beliefs Transformed During the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - The Council of Trent: The Catholic Church Survives the Reformation  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Life After the Reformation & Protestant Influence on Society  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - The Scientific Revolution: Definition, History, Causes & Leaders  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - The Scientific Method: Steps, Terms & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Breakthroughs in Medicine & Chemistry: Examples & Empiricism  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Effects of the Scientific Revolution  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Native American History: Origins of Early People in the Americas  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Mesoamerican Civilizations: The Olmecs to Cortes  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Pre-Columbian Civilization: North American Indians Before Europeans  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Francisco Pizarro: Route & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Effects of European Colonization: Christopher Columbus and Native Americans  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Conquistadors and Encomienda System: Definition & Savaging of the New World  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - New Spain: Spanish Explorers and Spanish Colonies  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - North American Exploration & Failed Colonies of France & England  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Settlement of Jamestown Colony  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - New France, New Netherlands & New Sweden: North American Settlements  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Mayflower and the Plymouth Rock Settlement  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Puritans and the Founding of the New England Colonies  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Southern Colonies: Settlement and Growth  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Middle Colonies: New York, Delaware, New Jersey & Pennsylvania  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The French and Indian War: Causes, Effects & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Rise of Slave Trade: Black History in Colonial America  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Columbian Exchange  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The 13 Colonies: Developing Economy & Overseas Trade  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The 13 Colonies: World Events that Influenced Colonial America  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Science During the Enlightenment Period: Innovations, Discoveries & Major Figures  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Enlightenment Thinkers & Their Ideas  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Thomas Hobbes & John Locke: Political Theories & Competing Views  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Philosophy and Legacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Major Themes of the Enlightenment: Reason, Individualism & Skepticism  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Enlightened Despots in France, Austria & Prussia: Reforms & Goals  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Enlightened Despots in Russia: Reforms & Goals  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The History and Power of the British Monarchy  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Causes of the American Revolution: Events & Turning Points  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Sons of Liberty: Resistance to the Stamp Act and British Rule  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Boston Massacre: Colonists and the Declaratory and Townshend Acts  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Battle of Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Effects of the American Revolution: Summary & History  Take Quiz
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