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

About This Chapter

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 was a period of technological improvement and increased crop productivity that occurred during the 18th and early 19th centuries in Europe. In this lesson, learn the timeline, causes, effects and major inventions that spurred this shift in production.

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.

Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

3. Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

Although many factors influenced the first Industrial Revolution, the progress made by several inventors was essential. In this lesson, learn about the innovators who helped to spur the Industrial Revolution forward.

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 lasting effect on class structure, urbanization and lifestyle. In this lesson, we will learn how the Industrial Revolution changed various aspects of European society.

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