Ch 32: Industrialization - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy

About This Chapter

This chapter includes everything you'll want to know about the history of industrialization going into the MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy exam. Let this chapter bolster your knowledge base of the historical forms and effects of industrialization you'll encounter on the test.

MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy: Industrialization - Chapter Summary

This chapter examines the causes and results of key historical advances of industrialization, covering the topics you'll want to be familiar with when taking the exam. By the end of this chapter, you'll have improved your knowledge of:

  • The Agricultural Revolution
  • Causes of the First Industrial Revolution
  • Urbanization
  • Economists Adam Smith, David Ricardo and Thomas Malthus

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MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy: Industrialization Chapter Objectives

The MTEL political science/political philosophy test is designed to measure your understanding of the field at the level necessary for a baccalaureate major according to Massachusetts standards. The test is comprised of 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response items split into six different subtests. The material in this chapter will help you study for the history subtest, which will make up 20% of your total score on the exam. This subtest includes questions about major events and developments related to industrialization, immigration, and urbanization, and you can use this chapter to make sure you're ready for them.

4 Lessons in Chapter 32: Industrialization - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy
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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.

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

3. 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 Economists: Adam Smith, David Ricardo & Thomas Malthus

4. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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