Ch 22: AP World History - Political, Technological & Intellectual History: Help & Review

About This Chapter

The Political, Technological, and Intellectual Developments (1750-1914) chapter of this AP World History Help and Review course is the simplest way to master the political, technological, and intellectual developments from 1750-1914. 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 essentials of the political, technological, and intellectual developments from 1750-1914.

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 political, technological, and intellectual innovations from 1750-1914
  • 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 political, technological, and intellectual developments from 1750-1914
  • 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 political, technological, and intellectual developments (1750-1914) 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 political, technological, and intellectual developments (1750-1914) chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question on the political, technological, and intellectual developments from 1750-1914. 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 in a political, technological, and intellectual developments (1750-1914) unit of a standard AP world history course. Topics covered include:

  • Effects of the French and American Revolutions
  • Independence movements in Central America
  • The unification of Germany
  • Italy's unification
  • Big machines, assembly lines, and new products of the Industrial Revolution
  • More education and more work for women

11 Lessons in Chapter 22: AP World History - Political, Technological & Intellectual History: Help & Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Revolutions of 1848 & the Spring of Nations: Major Revolutions, Causes & Collapse

1. Revolutions of 1848 & the Spring of Nations: Major Revolutions, Causes & Collapse

This lesson will examine the Revolutions of 1848 that swept across Europe. We will look at the causes of these revolutions and highlight the key themes and events surrounding the 'Spring of Nations.'

The French Revolution: Timeline & Major Events

2. The French Revolution: Timeline & Major Events

In this lesson, we will learn about the French Revolution. We will examine the causes of the French Revolution and highlight the key themes and events associated with it.

Napoleon Bonaparte and the Battle of Waterloo

3. Napoleon Bonaparte and the Battle of Waterloo

In this lesson, we will explore the return of Napoleon Bonaparte to France on March 1, 1815, his hundred-day reign, and his downfall at the Battle of Waterloo on June 18, 1815.

Independence for Central America: History, Timeline & Events

4. Independence for Central America: History, Timeline & Events

In this lesson, we will take a look at Central American independence from Spanish colonial rule. We will learn what led to these independence movements, and we will highlight key themes.

The Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders

5. The Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders

In this lesson, we explore the piecemeal unification of Italy which took place in the 19th century. Created in part by the brilliant statesmen Camillo Benso di Cavour, Italy as we know it did not fully take shape until 1870.

The Unification of Germany: Summary, Timeline & Events

6. The Unification of Germany: Summary, Timeline & Events

In this lesson, we explore the unification of Germany in the 1860s and 1870s, largely accomplished through the statecraft of the Chancellor of Prussia and later Germany, Otto von Bismarck.

The Industrial Revolution in Europe and the U.S.: Events & Innovations

7. The Industrial Revolution in Europe and the U.S.: Events & Innovations

This lesson examines the Industrial Revolution in Europe and the United States. We will highlight key developments and innovations and explore how the Industrial Revolution transformed society.

Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto

8. Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto

This lesson will explore the 19th century roots of Marxism and communism. In doing this, it will explain the role the Industrial Revolution played in forming the famous work of Marx and Engels, known as the Communist Manifesto.

Advancement for Women: Education, Employment & Rights

9. Advancement for Women: Education, Employment & Rights

In this lesson, we will take a look at the advancement of women's rights during the 19th and early 20th centuries. We'll learn about the key events and themes surrounding the 'first wave' of the feminist movement and see how they impacted society.

Simon Bolivar: Biography, Facts & Accomplishments

10. Simon Bolivar: Biography, Facts & Accomplishments

Explore the life and legacy of the Venezuelan revolutionary Simon Bolivar and test your understanding of South American independence movements in the 19th century in this lesson.

Proletariat: Definition & Concept

11. Proletariat: Definition & Concept

Find out what the term proletariat means, and how it's commonly used in today's context. Read the lesson, then take a quiz to test your new knowledge.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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