Ch 21: AP World History - Political, Technological, and Intellectual Developments (1750-1914): Tutoring Solution

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The Political, Technological and Intellectual Developments (1750-1914) chapter of this AP World History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the independence movements and revolutions of this period. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the topics involving the political, technological and intellectual developments of 1750-1914 required in a typical AP World History course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other AP World History work.
  • Identify the political, technological or intellectual concepts that you're stuck on.
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  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
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This chapter of our AP World History Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the political, technological and intellectual developments of 1750-1914 and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the American and French revolutions, Latin American independence movements, industrial innovations or any other related topic
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  • Prefer learning about history visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their political, technological and intellectual developments unit
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  • Want to get ahead in AP World History
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Learning Objectives

  • Examine the causes of the Revolutions of 1848.
  • Take a look at a timeline of the French Revolution.
  • Learn about Napoleon Bonaparte's downfall at the Battle of Waterloo.
  • Discuss the events that led to the independence of Central America.
  • Become familiar with timelines for the unifications of Italy and Germany.
  • List the events and innovations of the Industrial Revolution in the U.S. and Europe.
  • Explore the ideas of Karl Marx and The Communist Manifesto.
  • Understand the advancements women experienced regarding their education, employment and rights.

14 Lessons in Chapter 21: AP World History - Political, Technological, and Intellectual Developments (1750-1914): Tutoring Solution
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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.

Toussaint Louverture: Biography, Facts & Quotes

10. Toussaint Louverture: Biography, Facts & Quotes

Toussaint Louverture is a legendary figure in the history of Haiti and even that of the world. In this lesson, we'll trace Louverture's journey from a slave to a revolutionary to a political leader.

The Russian Duma: Definition & Meaning

11. The Russian Duma: Definition & Meaning

The Russian Duma was a representative legislative body in imperial Russia. It was short lived and ineffective, but it was still important in moving Russia towards total transformation. Read this lesson to learn more!

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: Quotes, Summary & Analysis

12. Thus Spoke Zarathustra: Quotes, Summary & Analysis

This lesson will cover the most important ideas in Nietzsche's 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra.' We will consider the basic structure and style of this work, while also assessing its overall historical significance.

Treaty of Kanagawa in Japan: Definition & History

13. Treaty of Kanagawa in Japan: Definition & History

Did you know that for roughly 200 years, Japan intentionally cut itself off from much of the world? This all changed in 1854. This lesson explains the history and major points of the Kanagawa Treaty between the U.S. and Japan.

King George's War: Timeline & Summary

14. King George's War: Timeline & Summary

Did you know that France and England were at war with one another over land in the New World long before the American Revolution? This lesson explains the causes and major events of King George's War.

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