Advancements in Western Civilization at the End of the 19th Century: Examples & Impact


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Which of the following was NOT a result of the emergence of mass societies in the 19th century?

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1. Which of the following statements is TRUE about mass society in 19th century Europe?

2. How did Millicent Fawcett's and Emmeline Pankhurst's protest tactics differ during Britain's women's suffrage movement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The late 19th century saw the introduction of many advancements that we commonly associate with the norm for modern civilization. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of some of these key events and factors in popular culture.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Key terms defining society and its cultures
  • Popular leisure activities
  • Key figures and events in the advancement of society
  • Medical advancements of the 19th century
  • The popularization of formal education

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about major advancements in civilization made during the 19th century
  • Making connections - correlate your knowledge of historical events to understand how modern society was formed
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify key concepts, such as mass society
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about major changes to civilization in the 19th century

Additional Learning

To learn more about the advancement of society as we know it, review the accompanying lesson called Advancements in Western Civilization at the End of the 19th Century: Examples & Impact. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explains the evolving cultural climate of the late 19th century
  • Details key events and advancements in the late 19th century
  • Covers key figures in philosophical and tactical thought
  • Details key vocabulary for understanding and analyzing culture