Ch 47: HiSET: Industrialization in Europe (1700-1900)

About This Chapter

Study this chapter to discover how industrialization and technological advancements benefited the Western world. Then use what you've learned to answer some of the questions on the social studies subtest of the HiSET examination.

HiSET - Industrialization in Europe (1700 - 1900) - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter teach you about the events that led up to the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions as you prepare to take the social studies section of the HiSET examination. Explore England's readiness for the lifestyle, social and economic changes that industrialization brought about. Watch the lessons for help with:

  • Understanding the circumstances that contributed to the Agricultural Revolution
  • Discussing the contributing factors to the first Industrial Revolution
  • Explaining the British reform movements that resulted from the first Industrial Revolution
  • Learning about the views and ideas of major theorists Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus and David Ricardo

Designed to be informative and fun, this chapter presents social studies topics in animated video lessons that are easy to understand. The lessons are taught by knowledgeable instructors. Maximize the learning experience by submitting your questions to instructors or consulting the corresponding written transcripts for clarification of any points. Take the lesson quizzes and the chapter examination to measure your progress and retention.

HiSET - Industrialization in Europe (1700 - 1900) Objectives

The social studies subtest of the HiSET high school equivalency examination will cover a variety of topics in history, civics, economics and geography, including subjects covered in this chapter. The history category accounts for 38% of the social studies subtest. You'll need to know about various periods in history as well as the major leaders and cultures of different time periods. Use your knowledge on European industrialization to answer related questions in the history portion of the exam. You'll be allowed 70 minutes to answer the 50 multiple-choice questions on the social studies subtest.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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