Social Darwinism: Definition & Meaning


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Who developed the ideas for social Darwinism?

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1. What is laissez-faire capitalism?

2. Examples of social Darwinism from Nazi Germany include all EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of social Darwinism and who created the ideas for the concept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Work on the quiz and worksheet to answer questions on:

  • The people who developed social Darwinism
  • Laissez-faire capitalism
  • Natural selection

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding social Darwinism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about laissez-faire capitalism
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as natural selection

Additional Learning

Take advantage of the lesson titled Social Darwinism: Definition & Meaning to explore this concept further through these objectives:

  • Detail the influence of Charles Darwin
  • Define survival of the fittest
  • Explain laissez-faire capitalism
  • Cover comparisons to Nazism