Ch 15: AP European History - First Industrial Revolution: Help & Review

About This Chapter

The First Industrial Revolution chapter of this AP European History: Help and Review course is the simplest way to master the material about the First Industrial Revolution. 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 essentials of the history of the First Industrial Revolution.

Who's It For?

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

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the causes and effects of the First Industrial Revolution
  • 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 the First Industrial Revolution
  • 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 First Industrial Revolution 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 First Industrial Revolution chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any questions about the First Industrial Revolution. 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 in a First Industrial Revolution unit of a standard AP European history course. Topics covered include:

  • Revolts of Luddites during the industrial revolution
  • Growth and impact of the Industrial Revolution
  • Causes of the First Industrial Revolution
  • Great Britain's leadership role during this time
  • Growth and ideologies of the working class
  • Inventions by Sir Richard Arkwright

8 Lessons in Chapter 15: AP European History - First Industrial Revolution: Help & Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Industrial Revolution (1750-1850): Growth & Impact

1. The Industrial Revolution (1750-1850): Growth & Impact

This lesson will introduce the First Industrial Revolution. We will study the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, some of its major impacts, and its spread throughout the world.

Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

2. Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

The Industrial Revolution was a period when new sources of energy, such as coal and steam, were used to power new machines designed to reduce human labor and increase production. The move to a more industrial society would forever change the face of labor.

Great Britain Leads the Industrial Revolution

3. Great Britain Leads the Industrial Revolution

In this lesson, we will explore the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. We will look at reasons for Britain's industrial leadership, trends in its industry, and the results of industrialization on British society.

The Working-Class During the Industrial Revolution: Growth & Ideologies

4. The Working-Class During the Industrial Revolution: Growth & Ideologies

In this lesson, we will meet the workers of the Industrial Revolution. We will examine the conditions under which they worked and lived, and we will learn about a few attempts to improve their situation.

Sir Richard Arkwright: Inventions, Biography & Facts

5. Sir Richard Arkwright: Inventions, Biography & Facts

British inventor and entrepreneur Sir Richard Arkwright is considered the father of the factory system that started the Industrial Revolution in England. In this lesson you will learn about Arkwright's success in changing the textile industry.

Luddites During the Industrial Revolution: Definition & Overview

6. Luddites During the Industrial Revolution: Definition & Overview

The Luddites were British workers who staged protests during the Industrial Revolution. Learn more about the reasons for their protests and the government's response, then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Industrial Workers of the World: Definition, Goals & History

7. Industrial Workers of the World: Definition, Goals & History

The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) was a radical union that was active in the first two decades of the 20th century. It attempted to organize all unskilled workers in the nation, with no preference to gender or race. Learn more about the IWW, then take a short quiz.

Child Labor During the Industrial Revolution

8. Child Labor During the Industrial Revolution

In this lesson, we'll learn about child labor during the Industrial Revolution. We'll learn what working conditions were like for child laborers and the legislation and movements that paved the way for its end.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Other Chapters

Other chapters within the AP European History: Help and Review course

Support