Ch 18: AP European History - Europe 1871-1914: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Europe 1871-1914 chapter of this AP European History: Help and Review course is the simplest way to master European history from 1871 to 1914. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essential facts about Europe during this time period.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering European history material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn European history. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the European philosophy and culture of this era, architectural developments and European imperialism
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about European history from 1871 to 1914
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra history learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the European history 1871-1914 chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the European history 1871-1914 chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about European history from 1871 to 1914. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts of 1871-1914 Europe unit of a standard AP European history course. Topics covered include:

  • History of the Eiffel Tower
  • Theories from Nietzsche, Darwin and Freud
  • Medical advances of the 19th century
  • Judaism, Zionism, and antisemitism
  • 19th century feminism
  • The birth of social science
  • Late 19th and early 20th century arts and literature
  • The Russo-Japanese War and European imperialism
  • The conspiracies and scandal of the Dreyfus Affair

17 Lessons in Chapter 18: AP European History - Europe 1871-1914: Help and Review
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Friedrich Nietzsche: Biography, Theories & Philosophy

1. Friedrich Nietzsche: Biography, Theories & Philosophy

In this lesson, we explore the life and theories of the German philosopher who is considered the founder of the modern nihilist movement, Friedrich Nietzsche.

Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory on Instincts, Motivation, Personality & Development

2. Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory on Instincts, Motivation, Personality & Development

Learn how Sigmund Freud's theories helped shape our modern understanding of human motivation and personality development. Review key terms and take a quiz at the end of the lesson to test your knowledge.

Advances in Medicine During the 19th Century: Theories & Achievements

3. Advances in Medicine During the 19th Century: Theories & Achievements

In this lesson, we explore several of the important advances made in medicine during the 19th century, both in general medical knowledge and inventions that improved medicinal technique.

Judaism, Antisemitism, and Zionism: Attitudes, Growth & Movements

4. Judaism, Antisemitism, and Zionism: Attitudes, Growth & Movements

In this lesson, we explore the history of Judaism and antisemitism in Europe, specifically in the 19th century. We further delve into the Zionist movement that grew in response to European antisemitism.

Feminism in the 19th Century: Women's Rights, Roles, and Limits

5. Feminism in the 19th Century: Women's Rights, Roles, and Limits

In this lesson, we explore the early women's rights movement and their rejection of traditional gender roles in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States and Great Britain.

19th Century Arts: Romanticism, Music, and Art

6. 19th Century Arts: Romanticism, Music, and Art

In this lesson, we explore the arts and popular culture of the 19th century, from the Romanticist trends in Western literature to the growing concert halls and changes in the art world.

Introduction to Romantic Prose: Overview of Authors and Works

7. Introduction to Romantic Prose: Overview of Authors and Works

Romantic prose exists in novels, short stories and essays written during the Romantic period, specifically in England. The Romantic period lasted from about 1800 to 1840.

Introduction to Romantic Poetry: Overview of Authors and Works

8. Introduction to Romantic Poetry: Overview of Authors and Works

Like the French Revolution that helped inspire it, the Romantic poetry movement signaled massive, controversial changes with ramifications that are still being felt today. Watch this video lesson for an introduction to Romantic poetry, including descriptions of the major authors and significant works.

Introduction to Victorian Literature: Overview of Themes, Style, and Authors

9. Introduction to Victorian Literature: Overview of Themes, Style, and Authors

Victorian literature is literature written in England during the reign of Queen Victoria, or roughly from 1837 -1901. It is largely characterized by the struggle of working people and the triumph of right over wrong.

The Impressionists and Expressionists of Post-Realist Art

10. The Impressionists and Expressionists of Post-Realist Art

In this lesson, we explore the two main artistic movements of the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Impressionism and Expressionism. Both significantly broke with artistic norms of previous generations.

European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects

11. European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects

This lesson will explore European imperialism in the 19th and 20th centuries. In doing this it will define New Imperialism and explain how economic growth, national rivalries, and moral superiority motivated it.

What Is the Eiffel Tower? - Location, History & Facts

12. What Is the Eiffel Tower? - Location, History & Facts

Explore the history, construction, and significance of one of the world's most recognizable icons, the Eiffel Tower. Then, test your understanding of the tower and how its architecture plays a role in French culture.

The Russo-Japanese War: Definition, Summary & Causes

13. The Russo-Japanese War: Definition, Summary & Causes

The Russo-Japanese War erupted when Japan and Russia began a rivalry for control over Korea and Manchuria. This lesson will examine the causes, course and aftermath of the Russo-Japanese War.

Summary of the Dreyfus Affair

14. Summary of the Dreyfus Affair

Alfred Dreyfus was a Jewish-French army captain who was unfairly sentenced to prison for espionage. His trial was driven by anti-Semitism and split public opinion in France. Read more about the Dreyfus affair, and then take a quiz.

Who is Louis Pasteur? - Biography, Quotes & Timeline

15. Who is Louis Pasteur? - Biography, Quotes & Timeline

Louis Pasteur was a chemist, humanist, and scientist - and even an artist! Learn about some of Pasteur's discoveries, which became vital to our modern life, and see a timeline of some of the major events in his own life.

Charles Darwin: Voyages, Theories & Works

16. Charles Darwin: Voyages, Theories & Works

In this lesson we explore the life and voyages of the 19th-century British naturalist Charles Darwin and his formulation of the theory of natural selection.

Social Science is Born: History, Anthropology, Sociology and Archaeology

17. Social Science is Born: History, Anthropology, Sociology and Archaeology

In this lesson, we will explore the birth, growth, and early trends of some of the social sciences, including history, archaeology, anthropology, and sociology, during the 19th century.

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