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Ch 25: Industrialization from 1700-1900

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If you need to study the people, events and developments of the Industrial Revolution, take a look at these convenient history lessons. These lessons can help you quickly prepare for upcoming tests and improve your understanding of Industrialization from 1700-1900.

Industrialization from 1700-1900 - Chapter Summary

Review the lessons in chapter to study the history of Industrialization over a 200-year period from 1700-1900. Inside the chapter, you'll find informative and engaging lessons that examine the inventions and advancements of the era and summarize relevant topics, such as the Agricultural Revolution and the First Industrial Revolution. You'll also study important historical figures from the era, such as Adam Smith, and analyze the effects of the British Reform Movement and urbanization. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Outline the causes, timeline, effects and inventions of the Agricultural Revolution
  • Know what caused the First Industrial Revolution
  • Identify important inventions from the time period
  • Assess the social and economic impacts of urbanization throughout the Industrial Revolution
  • Summarize Britain's political, economic and social reforms from 1700-1900
  • Explain the contributions of notable economists from this time period, including Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus and David Ricardo

To help you study quickly and efficiently, we've included several supplemental resources to assist you. The lesson quizzes that accompany each lesson are designed to check your understanding of the material and reinforce what you've learned. Lesson transcripts can be printed to study offline and our instructors are happy to answer any questions you may have. You can also access the chapter 24/7 on any computer or mobile device. This flexibility allows you to study wherever and whenever it's convenient.

6 Lessons in Chapter 25: Industrialization from 1700-1900
The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects

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.

Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

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.

Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

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.

Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts

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.

The British Reform Movement: Social, Political & Economic Reforms

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.

The Economists: Adam Smith, David Ricardo & Thomas Malthus

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.

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