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Historical Events & New York History - Chapter Summary
This chapter helps you refresh your knowledge of broad historical concepts, like the role of individuals in American life and social revolution in history, as well as key events in New York State's history. Chapter topics also include:
- Applying broad historical concepts to specific events
- Politics, geography and culture of ancient civilizations
- Alternative views of history
- Facts and timeline of New York State's history
- Early North American settlements
Check your knowledge of lesson topics by taking the quick self-assessment quizzes at the end of them. If you have questions about either the lessons or quizzes, you can send them to our instructors via the Help tab. Lessons can be accessed via a computer, tablet, or smartphone, so you can study anywhere you have Internet access.
1. Analysis & Application of Important Historical Concepts
In this lesson we will lean about important historical concepts, including nationalism, culture, race, power structures, economics, and others. We will analyze these concepts and learn how these concepts can be applied to the study of history.
2. The Role of Societal Revolutions in History
In this lesson, we will examine societal (social) revolutions. We will define the term, identify some famous examples, and learn how they have impacted the course of human history.
3. Overview of Ancient Civilizations
The ancient world was full of complex civilizations, each of which was distinct in its own ways. In this lesson, we'll briefly explore several ancient civilizations, while considering their histories and innovations.
4. Alternate Interpretations of History
In this lesson we will learn about alternate interpretations of history. We explore the various ways history is interpreted, and identify some of the major schools of thought.
5. New York State History: Facts & Timeline
New York State has played a central role in both North American and world affairs for the past three centuries. In this lesson, we'll explore the three distinct phases in New York's history, including its emergence as one of the most important regions in the world from the 1900s through today.
6. First European Settlements of North America
In this lesson, you will explore the first years of European colonization in North America as several nations attempted to establish their first colonial settlements. Then, you can test your understanding with a brief quiz.
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