Ch 12: Global Politics (1760-1848)

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The lessons in this history chapter examine the nature of global politics from 1760 to 1848. These effective study resources include interactive self-assessment quizzes to help you practice answering questions about this era of history.

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.

7 Lessons in Chapter 12: Global Politics (1760-1848)
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Liberalism, Radicalism, and Republicanism in the 1800s

1. Liberalism, Radicalism, and Republicanism in the 1800s

The 1800s were rife with political ideologies in the forms of Radicalism, Republicanism, and Liberalism. Explore each of these concepts learning their impact on voting rights, religious freedom, and economic freedoms granted to citizens.

Socialism: Definition & Leaders

2. Socialism: Definition & Leaders

Socialism is a political ideology centered around improving lives for the working class. Explore the concepts in the economics of liberalism vs. socialism, and the impacts of leaders Robert Owen and Charles Fourier.

European Revolutions and Revolts from 1815-1832

3. European Revolutions and Revolts from 1815-1832

After the Napoleonic Empire fell, the powers of Europe faced a period of unrest between 1815-1832. Learn about the Congress of Vienna and then explore the revolts and revolutions in Spain, Italy, Russia, and France.

Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact

4. Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact

In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, independence movements arose in Latin America and in the Caribbean. Explore examples and impacts of the rebellions, including the revolt of the enslaved people of Haiti, and the revolution inspired by a Catholic priest in Mexico.

The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events

5. The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events

The French Revolution of 1848 has an important history, with some causes that are essential to understand. In this lesson, look at the background of this revolution, followed by some important events in this revolution, including the king's exile, June Days, and Napoleon Bonaparte's emperorship.

Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects

6. Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects

The mid-1800s saw several revolutions in Central Europe. In this lesson, the reader will explore the causes and effects of the revolutions in France, Prussia and Germany, the Austrian Empire, and Italy in 1848.

Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto

7. Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto was written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels and called for the working class to rise up in revolution against the wealthy. Learn about the Communist League, Marx, Engels, and the influence of the Communist Manifesto on Russian and world history.

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