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Ch 13: 19th Century Revolutionary Movements: Homeschool Curriculum

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The 19th century revolutionary movements unit of this AP European History Homeschool Curriculum course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about European revolutions. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our AP European History Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about 19th century revolutionary movements. There is no faster or easier way to learn about European revolutions. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about conservatism, liberalism, nationalism and socialism.
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need a history curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
  • Gifted students and students with learning differences.

How it works:

  • Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
  • Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
  • Short quizzes and a 19th century revolutionary movements unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

19th Century Revolutionary Movements Unit Objectives:

  • Explore what Europe was like after Napoleon's defeat.
  • Discuss French political agreements with countries Napoleon conquered.
  • Review the series of economic and political revolutions that took place in Europe during 1848.
  • Identify some of the social reforms that took place in Great Britain and Russia.
  • Discuss European colonialist activities, especially in Africa.
  • Understand the causes and events of the Crimean War.

12 Lessons in Chapter 13: 19th Century Revolutionary Movements: Homeschool Curriculum
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Europe After Napoleon: Restoration & the Balance of Power

1. Europe After Napoleon: Restoration & the Balance of Power

In this lesson, we explore the end of Napoleon and the French Empire's control of Europe. We'll also look at the resulting settlement the European powers hoped would create a sustainable peace.

Competing Ideologies During the Restoration: Conservatism & Nationalism

2. Competing Ideologies During the Restoration: Conservatism & Nationalism

In this lesson, we explore the competing political ideologies of conservatism and nationalism during the 19th century and discuss a few events that exemplified this clash.

Competing Ideologies During the Restoration: Liberalism & Socialism

3. Competing Ideologies During the Restoration: Liberalism & Socialism

In this lesson, we explore the competing political and economic ideologies that motivated many reform movements in 19th-century Europe: liberalism and socialism.

Political Restoration and Reform in Europe

4. Political Restoration and Reform in Europe

In this lesson, we explore the major changes that were made to the boundaries and political apparatuses in European states after the fall of Napoleon, most notably in the German lands and in the Low Countries.

Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects

5. Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects

This lesson explores the Central European revolutions of 1848. In doing so, it will highlight the nationalist movements across Germany, Austria, and Italy. It will also signify the revolution in France as the catalyst for this historic year.

Revolutionary Movements of Portugal and Spain: Political & Economic Developments

6. Revolutionary Movements of Portugal and Spain: Political & Economic Developments

In this lesson we explore the revolutionary movements in both Spain and Portugal in the 19th century and the long struggle between liberal revolutionaries and the traditional monarchies.

Revolutionary Movements of Italy and Greece: Movements, Unification & Modernization

7. Revolutionary Movements of Italy and Greece: Movements, Unification & Modernization

In this lesson, we examine the revolutionary and nationalist movements in Italy and Greece. We'll also look at the obstacles both states had to overcome to become internationally recognized nations.

Revolutionary Movements of Russia: Political, Economic & Social Reform

8. Revolutionary Movements of Russia: Political, Economic & Social Reform

In this lesson, we'll explore the tumultuous domestic history of 19th-century Russia, where czars opposed radical nationalists and periods of liberal reform alternated with periods of violent political suppression.

Political & Economic Reform in 19th-century Britain

9. Political & Economic Reform in 19th-century Britain

In this lesson, we explore the political, social, and economic reform that was enacted in Great Britain during the 19th century in response to the overwhelming pressures placed on British society by the Industrial Revolution.

The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events

10. The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events

This lesson will explore the French Revolution of 1848 that led to the eventual rise of Napoleon Bonaparte III. It will highlight the revolution of the bourgeoisie while also explaining the conflict of the middle classes known as June Days.

Colonialism Across Europe

11. Colonialism Across Europe

In the late 1400s, European explorers learned how to cross the Atlantic Ocean. This lesson explores the impact of the colonization of the Americas by Europeans and the reasons they emigrated.

The Crimean War: Summary, Causes & Effects

12. The Crimean War: Summary, Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we explore the Crimean War of 1854-1856 between Russia and the Ottoman Empire, France, and Great Britain. It is often considered one of the more bungled military campaigns in recent Western history.

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