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Ch 12: Industrialization - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science

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Review the process of industrialization in Europe to be better equipped to answer pertinent history questions on the ORELA Middle Grades Social Science test. These lessons will utilize quizzes and videos to help you relearn historical information in an interactive manner.

Industrialization: ORELA Middle Grades Social Science - Chapter Summary

This chapter will detail the process of European industrialization through explaining its background, causes, products, and growth. These lessons relate directly to the ORELA Middle Grades Social Science test objective focused on major European developments through 1850. Subjects of this chapter's lessons include:

  • History of reform in Great Britain in the 1700s
  • First Industrial Revolution
  • Industrial Revolution innovations
  • Social and economic effects of the Industrial Revolution
  • The Industrial Revolution and Great Britain
  • Spread of industrialization

As you review the video lessons in this chapter, keep in mind our expert instructors are available to provide assistance, should you need it. After each lesson, take the self-assessment to gauge your progress and practice answering questions in the same format as the exam.

Industrialization: ORELA Middle Grades Social Science Objectives

The ORELA Middle Grades Social Science certification test is meant to gauge your knowledge regarding subjects taught in middle school social science courses. The roughly 150-question exam has questions that fall within one of four domains. Half of these multiple-choice questions relate to history topics, including that of industrialization. The content of this chapter falls directly within the test objective of evaluating different factors relating to the spread and growth of industrialization in Europe.

By viewing these video lessons, communicating with expert instructors, and taking self-assessments, your knowledge of this subject will be more concrete and you will be more prepared to answer any pertinent questions on the exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 12: Industrialization - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact

1. Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact

In this lesson we explore the political developments of eighteenth-century Britain, from the formation and union of Great Britain to the political reforms and ideologies of Edmund Burke and William Pitt the Younger.

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.

Great Britain Leads the Industrial Revolution

5. Great Britain Leads the Industrial Revolution

In this lesson, we will explore the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. We will look at reasons for Britain's industrial leadership, trends in its industry, and the results of industrialization on British society.

Industrialization Spreads Around the World

6. Industrialization Spreads Around the World

In this lesson, we will learn about how industrialization spread from Great Britain to other parts of the world. We will highlight key terms, figures, and developments in this process.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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