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Course SummaryMaster the topics you're learning in class about Western Civilization from 1648 to the present with this fun review course. Use our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes to work through a tough homework assignment, prepare for a test, or work on a class project.
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In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- What were some of the events that led to England's standing as a constitutional monarchy?
- Why did Austria, Prussia and Russia divide Poland in 1772?
- How did the European balance of power and global economy change between 1700 and 1799?
- Who were some of the leaders of the Scientific Revolution?
- What was Napoleon Bonaparte's role in the French Revolution?
- What were some of the key achievements of the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions?
- How did the liberal, radical and republican movements of the 1800s differ from each other?
- How did the American Civil war influence events in Europe?
- What were some of the key economic, industrial and political events of 1850-1914?
- How did 19th and 20th century American and European colonialism affect the world?
- What were some of the major events and political tensions that led to World War I?
- How did Eastern Europe change after World War I?
- What were some of the agreements, appeasements and invasions that led to World War II?
- What were the some of the major post-World war II conflicts and scientific achievements?
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