Copyright

Ch 9: European Life & Trends (1850-1914) Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The European Life and Trends (1850-1914) chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach about 19th century cultural, industrial and political developments in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the European Life and Trends (1850-1914) chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
MondayLate 19th Century Advancements in Western Civilization: Examples Improved standards of living, increased rates of life expectancy and productivity and changes in demographic trends, including European migratory patterns and urbanization
TuesdayThe Second Industrial Revolution: History and Inventions Overview of the second period of industrial advancements around the globe, including the invention of electricity and internal combustion engine
Wednesday Late 19th Century Economics: Changes and Effects Relationship between changes in the international economy and the second industrial revolution, free trade and growth of large companies
Thursday Late 19th Century Politics: Focus on England, France and GermanyPolitical situations and trends in Victorian England, the Third French Republic and Second Reich in Germany; overview of the different types of socialism and their popularity
FridayLate 19th and Early 20th Century Science: Effect on the Humanities Influence of advancements in physics and the theory of evolution on art, philosophy and religion, including trends related to agnosticism, fundamentalism and Zionism

5 Lessons in Chapter 9: European Life & Trends (1850-1914) Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Advancements in Western Civilization at the End of the 19th Century: Examples & Impact

1. Advancements in Western Civilization at the End of the 19th Century: Examples & Impact

The end of the 19th century was a time when the workers of Europe had more money to spend and more time to engage in leisure activities. In this lesson, learn about changes in leisure activities, health, education, and women's rights.

The Second Industrial Revolution: Timeline & Inventions

2. The Second Industrial Revolution: Timeline & Inventions

The Second Industrial Revolution was another great leap forward in technology and society. New innovations in steel production, petroleum and electricity led to the introduction of public automobiles and airplanes. In this lesson, learn about the key inventions that spurred this revolution.

The 19th Century World Economy: Major Changes & Their Impact

3. The 19th Century World Economy: Major Changes & Their Impact

During the late 19th century, changes in industrial production, trade, and imperialism led to a world economy. In this lesson, learn about the important factors that contributed to this system.

Politics of the Third French Republic, Victorian England & the Second Reich

4. Politics of the Third French Republic, Victorian England & the Second Reich

The middle of the 19th century witnessed several political changes on the European scene. Many of these dramatic shifts centered on the states of France, Germany, and England. In this lesson, learn about the shifting political powers and changing governments of Europe during this time.

Science, Art, Religion & Philosophy in the Mid to Late 1800s & Early 1900s

5. Science, Art, Religion & Philosophy in the Mid to Late 1800s & Early 1900s

The end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century was a period of advances in scientific discovery, philosophy, religion, and artistic expression. In this lesson, learn about the influential ideas, individuals, and movements of the time.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support