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Ch 11: Historical Impact of Trade & Revolutions

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We've made it easy to understand the historical impact of revolutions and trade with our informative chapter. These video lessons clearly outline the topics you'll want to know in order to catch up in class, finish a tough assignment or prepare for an important upcoming test.

Historical Impact of Trade & Revolutions - Chapter Summary

Our instructors discuss the historical impact of trade and revolutions in this informative chapter, including the economic impact European colonization and exploration made. You'll also study the characteristics of the world economies in the 1700s, the timeline of the Agricultural Revolution and the causes of the first Industrial Revolution. Additional topics include the European revolutions and revolts from 1815 to 1832 and the impact of the independence movement in Latin America. This chapter is designed to help you:

  • Outline the major events of the French Revolution of 1848
  • Define the impact of the growth of nationalism in Europe
  • Detail the history of the central European revolutions of 1848
  • Identify some of the developments in American industry during the Gilded Age
  • Explain some of the problems that arose due to urbanization during America's second Industrial Revolution
  • Discuss the connection between immigration in industrial America and the rise of nativism
  • Describe the timeline of the Russian Revolution

Work through these lessons at your own pace as you complete this chapter and master these topics. It's easy to review the specific sections of a video lesson that you need to by using the video tabs feature in the Timeline. You can check your work as you make your way through the chapter by taking the short quiz at the end of each lesson.

13 Lessons in Chapter 11: Historical Impact of Trade & Revolutions
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The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe

1. The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe

In this lesson, we'll discuss the Commercial Revolution sparked by Europe's interaction with the New World colonies. We'll learn about how mercantilism, banking and joint-stock companies transformed the economic face of the European continent.

World Economies in the 1700s: Trends, Factors & Characteristics

2. World Economies in the 1700s: Trends, Factors & Characteristics

In this lesson, we explore the economic trends of 18th-century Europe and the demographic and ideological factors which made the Industrial Revolution possible.

The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects

3. The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects

The Agricultural Revolution was a period of technological improvement and increased crop productivity that occurred during the 18th and early 19th centuries in Europe. In this lesson, learn the timeline, causes, effects and major inventions that spurred this shift in production.

Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

4. Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

The Industrial Revolution was a period when new sources of energy, such as coal and steam, were used to power new machines designed to reduce human labor and increase production. The move to a more industrial society would forever change the face of labor.

European Revolutions and Revolts from 1815-1832

5. 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.

Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact

6. 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.

The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events

7. 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.

Nationalism Grows in Europe: Timeline, Events & Impact

8. Nationalism Grows in Europe: Timeline, Events & Impact

In this lesson, we will study the growth of nationalism that took place during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic age. We will begin by defining nationalism and then explore how it developed in these critical eras.

Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects

9. 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.

American Industry Development in the Gilded Age: Bessemer Process, Scientific Management & New Business Models

10. American Industry Development in the Gilded Age: Bessemer Process, Scientific Management & New Business Models

American industry was transformed in the Second Industrial Revolution but not just through mechanization. Find out how new methods of management and organization helped the development of big business.

Urbanization During the Second Industrial Revolution in America: Effects & Problems

11. Urbanization During the Second Industrial Revolution in America: Effects & Problems

After the Civil War, America transformed from a rural nation to an urban nation. Learn where all those people came from and why. Using New York City as an example, you'll see some of the problems of urbanization and the steps they took to improve it.

Immigration in Industrial America and the Rise of Nativism

12. Immigration in Industrial America and the Rise of Nativism

Between the Civil War and WWI, America experienced a massive third wave of immigration. Learn about where these immigrants came from, where they went and how 'native' Americans responded to them.

The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects

13. The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we will examine the Russian Revolution. We will see what events led to the revolution, and we'll learn how the revolution impacted Russia's involvement in World War I.

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