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Global Politics (1760-1848) - Chapter Summary
Study global politics between 1760 and 1848 with this engaging and comprehensive history chapter. Inside the chapter, you'll find bite-sized lessons that outline significant conflicts from the time period, including the revolts and revolutions that occurred throughout Europe and Latin America. Our instructors will also break down the differences in various political movements and ideologies, including socialism, liberalism, radicalism, republicanism and communism. The chapter's lessons are designed to help you:
- Assess the systematic expressions of liberalism, radicalism and republicanism in the 1800s
- Define socialism and name the movement's early leaders
- Evaluate the impact of various European revolts and revolutions from 1815 to 1832
- Recognize independence movements that occurred throughout Central and South America during this time period
- Outline the causes, events and effect of the French Revolution in 1848
- Summarize the history of central European revolutions of 1848
- Describe the effects of Marx and Engels' The Communist Manifesto
This chapter's lessons are typically less than ten minutes in length, which allows you to study these global politics concepts quickly and efficiently. Following each lesson is a short quiz to help you make sure you've fully understood the information. Transcripts are included to help you supplement your studying experience, and you can ask our expert history instructors any questions if they arise. You can complete the chapter at your own pace and study whenever it fits your schedule.
1. Liberalism, Radicalism, and Republicanism in the 1800s
This lesson will define and explain the political ideologies of the 19th century, specifically radicalism, republicanism, and liberalism. In doing so, it will highlight their beliefs in the right to vote, freedom from religion, separation of church from state, and laissez-faire economics.
2. Socialism: Definition & Leaders
This lesson defines and explains the 19th century political ideology socialism. In doing this, it will highlight the roles of the Industrial Revolution and the socialist experiments of Robert Owen and Charles Fourier.
3. European Revolutions and Revolts from 1815-1832
This lesson will explain the European revolutions occurring in the first half of the 19th century. It will discuss the common classes' response to the Congress of Vienna, the Concert of Europe, and the old aristocracies' grasping for power.
4. Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact
This lesson will explore the 19th century Latin American revolutions. In doing so, it will highlight the roles L'Ouverture, Hidalgo, and Bolivar played in bringing freedom to Haiti, Mexico, and South America.
5. The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events
This lesson will explore the French Revolution of 1848 that led to the eventual rise of Napoleon Bonaparte III. It will highlight the revolution of the bourgeoisie while also explaining the conflict of the middle classes known as June Days.
6. Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects
This lesson explores the Central European revolutions of 1848. In doing so, it will highlight the nationalist movements across Germany, Austria, and Italy. It will also signify the revolution in France as the catalyst for this historic year.
7. 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.
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