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This chapter helps students review the concepts in an industrialization unit of a standard Western civilization since 1648 course. Topics covered include:
- The Agricultural Revolution
- Causes of the First Industrial Revolution
- Inventions of the Industrial Revolution
- Urbanization and other effects of the Industrial Revolution
- The British reform movement
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary
Although many factors influenced the first Industrial Revolution, the progress made by several inventors was essential. In this lesson, learn about the innovators who helped to spur the Industrial Revolution forward.
4. Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts
The Industrial Revolution had a lasting effect on class structure, urbanization and lifestyle. In this lesson, we will learn how the Industrial Revolution changed various aspects of European society.
5. The British Reform Movement: Social, Political & Economic Reforms
The first Industrial Revolution led to fundamental changes in all aspects of society, from work patterns to living conditions. In this lesson, we will discuss the reform movements aimed at solving the problems of inequality, parliamentary reform, and unhealthy urban areas.
6. The Economists: Adam Smith, David Ricardo & Thomas Malthus
During the 18th and 19th centuries, several major theorists put forth ideas that would influence how governments handled economic matters. This lesson will discuss the major ideas and influential theories of Adam Smith, David Ricardo, and Thomas Malthus.
7. Nativist: Definition, Theory & Groups
Political and economic changes in the 19th century led to changing attitudes about immigration. In this lesson, we'll discuss the political policy of nativism, and see how it impacted people's lives.
8. The Nativist Movement & Sentiment
Nativism, a fear of outsiders combined with love of the homeland, became a political and social movement in the United States in the 1830s, as immigration increased.
9. Agricultural Inventions During the Industrial Revolution
You may tend to think of smokestacks and factories when it comes to the Industrial Revolution. However, the Industrial Revolution also brought massive changes to the countryside. This lesson will examine those changes.
10. Child Labor in the 1900s
In this lesson, you'll learn about child labor in the early 1900s. We will identify the conditions under which children worked and highlight key themes and developments throughout history.
11. Child Labor in the Gilded Age
Nowadays, child labor isn't something Americans support. However, we didn't always feel that way. In this lesson, we'll look at child labor during its peak in American society and see how that situation came to be.
12. Marie Curie Discoveries
The woman born as Marie Sklodowska would go on to become Marie Curie, one of the most renowned scientists of all time. She won two Nobel prizes--the first to do so--and led the way to a modern understanding of radiation.
13. Marie Curie: Biography & Quotes
If you've never heard of the incredible Marie Curie, you need to read this lesson and quick! She was one of the most important scientists the world has even known.
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