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Ch 16: CLEP Western Civilization II Flashcards

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Study terms and concepts from the CLEP Western Civilization II exam with this collection of mobile-friendly flashcards. The flashcards can help you get ready for the test and ensure that you know important historical dates, figures and events.

CLEP Western Civilization II Flashcards - Summary

If you need to prepare for the CLEP Western Civilization II test, use these fun study flashcards to memorize important historical terms, dates, developments, events and more. The chapter's flashcards can be accessed at any time, and they cover major eras from the late 1600s through modern history. Some of the CLEP Western Civilization II topics you'll study include:

  • The Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment
  • Major world events from the late 17th through the early 20th century
  • Napoleon and the French Revolution
  • Industrialization
  • Political developments that occurred between 1760 and 1848
  • Imperialism
  • WWI and WWII
  • The period between the World Wars
  • Modern Western civilization

How They Work

As you work through these western civilization flashcards, try repeating the cards that give you difficulty until you've memorized them.

  •  Open a flashcard set for the CLEP Western Civilization II topic you're studying.
  •  Identify the historical figure, event, date or term on the flashcard.
  •  Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
  •  Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
  •  Click the Next arrow to proceed through the flashcard set.
  •  Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.

11 Lessons in Chapter 16: CLEP Western Civilization II Flashcards
Scientific Revolution & Enlightenment Flashcards

Scientific Revolution & Enlightenment Flashcards

This set of flashcards will ~'enlighten~' you on two important periods in European history: The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment. Explore main ideas, the thinkers who developed these new theories, leaders, and the impact of both time periods.

World Events from 1648-1740 Flashcards

World Events from 1648-1740 Flashcards

In this set of flashcards, you'll explore several key world events that took place between 1648 and 1740. Learn how power declined and rose for some and not others, and look at industrial change, the emergence of new nations, and population shifts.

French Revolution & Napoleon Flashcards

French Revolution & Napoleon Flashcards

This set of flashcards will help you study the French Revolution and its post-war leader, Napoleon. Discover key events leading to the conflict, significant leadership during this time, and the lasting effects of both the war and Napoleon's leadership.

Overview of Industrialization Flashcards

Overview of Industrialization Flashcards

The goal of this set of flashcards is to help you review the Industrial Era and Industrial Revolution in European History. Learn the causes of the Industrial Revolution, new inventions, and lasting effects of this progressive time in Western history.

Political Developments from 1760-1848 Flashcards

Political Developments from 1760-1848 Flashcards

These flashcards will give you a chance to master the main concepts of political developments in Europe during the mid 1700s to the mid 1800s. Review various revolutions, leaders, and ideologies of the time.

World Events from 1850-1914 Flashcards

World Events from 1850-1914 Flashcards

This set of flashcards deals with world events from 1850 to 1914. From isolationist Japan, to post-Civil War America, to industrializing Europe, you will learn about the political, military, and socioeconomic events that shaped this era.

Imperialism Flashcards

Imperialism Flashcards

This set of flashcards deals specifically with the topic of imperialism during the 19th and 20th centuries. You will learn about the expansion of European nations into Africa, Asia, and the Americas, as well as the rise of U.S. imperialism.

World War I Flashcards

World War I Flashcards

This set of flashcards examines World War I, including its causes, events, and aftermath. Here, you will get a glimpse into one of the bloodiest and most brutal periods in history.

Between the World Wars Flashcards

Between the World Wars Flashcards

These flashcards cover the historical developments and international crises that unfolded between World War I and World War II. Known as the Interwar Period, this era includes the Great Depression and the beginnings of the bloodiest conflict in history.

Overview of World War II Flashcards

Overview of World War II Flashcards

This set of flashcards covers the historical developments during the Second World War, the bloodiest conflict in human history. It covers both the battles and events of the War itself, as well as political, cultural, and economic aspects of the War.

Modern Western Civilization Flashcards

Modern Western Civilization Flashcards

The following set of flashcards covers World history from the end of the Second World War to the late twentieth century. It includes a glimpse at the economic, political, cultural, and social developments of this era.

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