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Ch 25: AP World History: Industrialization of the Western World

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Learn about the industrialization of the Western world. These video lessons and self-assessment quizzes can help you review for the AP World History exam by examining the timeline and effects of the rapid technological developments of this period.

AP World History: Industrialization of the Western World - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to help you review as you prepare for the AP World History exam. The videos cover the Agricultural Revolution and discuss the effects of industrialization and urbanization around the world. After you complete the lessons in this chapter, you should be ready to do the following:

  • Identify major inventions of the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions
  • Discuss the causes of the first Industrial Revolution
  • Explain how industrialization spread around the world
  • Define urbanization and other social and economical impacts of the Industrial Revolution

Our experienced instructors guide you through each lesson to help you feel prepared for the exam. You can use the lesson quizzes to see how your review is progressing. Access these materials at any time through any Internet-connected device. You can even ask questions if you need extra help.

5 Lessons in Chapter 25: AP World History: Industrialization of the Western World
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The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects

1. The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects

The Agricultural Revolution in 18th-century Europe was a time of growth and improvement for the farming and agriculture industry. Learn more about the timeline, causes, inventions, and effects of new farming techniques, such as crop rotation and improved livestock utilization, which led to new types of crops, land patterns, and social change throughout Europe.

Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

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

The First Industrial Revolution was caused by a variety of economic factors. Learn about the causes, examples, & summary of the First Industrial Revolution and how advancements in technology/transportation impacted the spread of industrialization.

Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

3. 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.

Industrialization Spreads Around the World

4. Industrialization Spreads Around the World

In this lesson, we will learn about how industrialization spread from Great Britain to other parts of the world. We will highlight key terms, figures, and developments in this process.

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

5. 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.

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