Ch 21: 18th Century Empire & Expansion

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This mobile-friendly history chapter covers the expansion of European empires during the 18th century. Review these informative and fun lessons to improve your historical knowledge and get ready for upcoming exams.

18th Century Empire & Expansion - Chapter Summary

Study this engaging and comprehensive history chapter to review topics related to the expansion of European empires from 1700-1799. Inside the chapter, you'll find lessons that cover the economic trends, culture and society of the 18th century, as well as conflicts such as the War of Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War. After completing the lessons in this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Identify the trends, characteristics and factors of world economies throughout the 1700s
  • Describe 18th-century culture and society
  • Assess the impact of the Peace of Utrecht and the Seven Years' War
  • Summarize the War of Austrian Succession and understand how it affected the world

Taught by expert history instructors, these lessons highlight the most essential historical figures, events, dates, concepts and vocabulary in a simple and easy-to-follow manner. The chapter can be taken in sequence, or you can find specific topics you want to study on the interactive course Dashboard. To make your studying experience flexible, we've made these lessons available to access on any device that has an Internet connection. This way, you can study at your own pace wherever you happen to be, whether you're at home, at school, in the office or on-the-go. Finally, you can print lesson transcripts to enhance your study and reach out to our instructors if you have any questions.

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