Ch 19: AP World History - Imperialism: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Imperialism chapter of this AP World History Help and Review course is the simplest way to master imperialism. 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 imperialism.

Who's it for?

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

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the Industrial Revolution or the effects of 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 imperialism
  • 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 imperialism 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 imperialism chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any imperialism question. 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 an imperialism unit of a standard AP world history course. Topics covered include:

  • The Industrial Revolution
  • European Imperialism in India
  • European Imperialism in China
  • Japanese Imperialism
  • European Imperialism in Africa

6 Lessons in Chapter 19: AP World History - Imperialism: Help and Review
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Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

1. Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

The inventions of the Industrial Revolution greatly contributed to Britain's rapid progress. Explore examples of these inventions through a summary of the various industries they helped such as transportation, cotton production, and iron production.

Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts

2. Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts

The industrial revolution had a global impact on society by changing the way goods were manufactured and sold to consumers but also its notorious underbelly of child labor and rampant abuses and exploitation of workers. Learn the social and economic impacts of urbanization, improved working conditions, the creation of trade unions, and reform of the public health and labor sectors.

European Imperialism in India & the British East India Company

3. European Imperialism in India & the British East India Company

During the 16th and 17th centuries, India was an important trading hub with goods Europeans craved, such as silk, spices, and opium. Learn about European imperialism in India and explore the impacts of the British East India Company and the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

European Imperialism in China: Trades, Battles & Treaties

4. European Imperialism in China: Trades, Battles & Treaties

European imperialism in China was marked by battles over the opium trade introduced by the British and a series of treaties. Learn about the history of imperialism in China, the socioeconomic impacts of opium, the Opium Wars and Gunboat diplomacy, and the Open Door Policy negotiated by the United States.

Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

5. Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

The Empire of Japan was expanded through territorial acquisitions and wars during the early 20th century. Learn about the outcomes of the First Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War, the Takeover of Korea, and how World War II led to the end of Imperial Japan.

European Imperialism in Africa: Invasions, Colonization & Rivalries

6. European Imperialism in Africa: Invasions, Colonization & Rivalries

European imperialism in Africa was marked by invasions, colonization, and rivalries. Learn about this period by first exploring the background to European imperialism in Africa, then discovering the impact of the Scramble for Africa, including invasions, occupations, and rivalries.

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