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History Vocabulary & Concepts - Chapter Summary
In this chapter's lessons, you can review the structure of medieval feudalism, examples of a political revolution, and other vocabulary words and concepts related to history. Self-assessment quizzes at the end of each lesson will ensure that you remember all of the information you need to know. Other subjects that are included in this chapter are as follows:
- Definition of an empire
- Characteristics of a nation state
- Definition of a hegemony
The lessons and self-assessment quizzes are short and mobile-friendly. They were created by our expert instructors who are happy to answer any questions you may have. If you know you're not going to be near an electronic device, print out the worksheets to study.
1. What is an Empire? - Definition & Types
In this lesson we'll learn about empires. We'll define the term, and examine examples from history to identify key characteristics. We'll also highlight some basic themes and developments surrounding important empires throughout history.
2. Nation State: Definition, Examples & Characteristics
Discover the definition, history, and purpose of the nation state and test your understanding of how the nation state combines world politics, culture, and history to shape our daily lives.
3. Hegemony: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will learn about hegemony and its effects. We will begin by defining the term and we will go on to study examples from throughout history and analyze the characteristics of hegemony.
4. What is Medieval Feudalism? - Definition, Structure & History
In this lesson, you'll learn about the historical background, basic structure, and general nature of feudalism as practiced in Medieval Europe between the 9th and 15th centuries.
5. What is a Political Revolution? - Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we'll examine what constitutes a political revolution. We'll look at the 'anatomy' of a revolution, if you will, and identity its key characteristics. We'll define the term and cite examples from history.
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Other chapters within the High School US History: Help and Review course
- First Contacts: Help and Review
- American History Before the Revolution
- Settling North America: Help and Review
- The Road to Revolution: Help and Review
- The American Revolution: Help and Review
- The Making of a New Nation: Help and Review
- The Virginia Dynasty: Help and Review
- Jacksonian Democracy: Help and Review
- Life in Antebellum America: Help and Review
- Manifest Destiny: Help and Review
- Sectional Crisis: Help and Review
- American Civil War: Help and Review
- Reconstruction: Help and Review
- Westward Expansion, Industrialization & Urbanization: Help and Review
- The Progressive Era: Help and Review
- American Imperialism: Help and Review
- The Roaring 20s: Help and Review
- The Great Depression: Help and Review
- The US in World War ll: Help and Review
- Post-War World: Help and Review
- The Cold War in America: Help and Review
- Protests, Activism and Civil Disobedience: Help and Review
- The 1970s: Help and Review
- The Rise of Political Conservatism: Help and Review
- Contemporary America: Help and Review
- History Resources
- The Second American Industrial Revolution
- The Progressive Era in America
- The Great Depression in America
- Life in the Early American Colonies
- The Constitution of the United States
- The Civil War & the Indian Wars
- Historical Research
- Post-War America