Ch 18: MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: World History 1350-1871

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Learn everything you will need to know about the world's history from 1350 to 1871 for the MEGA Social Science Multi-Content test. The lessons and quizzes in this chapter are mobile-friendly so you can study at any time and from anywhere.

MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: World History 1350-1871 - Chapter Summary

To find out what information you will need to be familiar with for the MEGA Social Science Multi-Content test, watch this chapter's video lessons. Our knowledgeable instructors will ensure that you understand the topics about history from 1350 to 1871. The following information will be covered:

  • Socialism
  • The Napoleonic Empire
  • European revolutions from 1815-1848
  • The Protestant Reformation
  • Japan's westernization and the Meiji Era
  • The Ottoman Empire's decline
  • Ivan the Terrible and Russia
  • Triangular trade
  • Cultures of Ghana, Mali and Songhai
  • The African diaspora
  • The Aztec Empire and its defeat

Through this chapter, you will examine the topics concerning the world's history from 1350-1871 and answer related questions on the MEGA Social Science Multi-Content test. After watching lesson videos, test your knowledge of this material with quizzes that will prepare you for the exam. All of this can be done from anywhere with Study.com's mobile-friendly features.

13 Lessons in Chapter 18: MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: World History 1350-1871
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Socialism: Definition & Leaders

1. Socialism: Definition & Leaders

This lesson defines and explains the 19th century political ideology socialism. In doing this, it will highlight the roles of the Industrial Revolution and the socialist experiments of Robert Owen and Charles Fourier.

The Napoleonic Empire: Military & Economic Expansion

2. The Napoleonic Empire: Military & Economic Expansion

In this lesson, we explore the French Empire under the Emperor Napoleon I, from Napoleon's coronation as emperor in 1804 until the fateful invasion of Russia in 1812.

European Revolutions and Revolts from 1815-1832

3. European Revolutions and Revolts from 1815-1832

This lesson will explain the European revolutions occurring in the first half of the 19th century. It will discuss the common classes' response to the Congress of Vienna, the Concert of Europe, and the old aristocracies' grasping for power.

The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events

4. The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events

This lesson will explore the French Revolution of 1848 that led to the eventual rise of Napoleon Bonaparte III. It will highlight the revolution of the bourgeoisie while also explaining the conflict of the middle classes known as June Days.

Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects

5. Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects

This lesson explores the Central European revolutions of 1848. In doing so, it will highlight the nationalist movements across Germany, Austria, and Italy. It will also signify the revolution in France as the catalyst for this historic year.

Martin Luther, the 95 Theses and the Birth of the Protestant Reformation

6. Martin Luther, the 95 Theses and the Birth of the Protestant Reformation

This lesson covers the start of the Protestant Reformation. It begins by comparing the vast array and peacefulness of Christian denominations in modern days to the limited choices and violence of the past. Then it goes into the story of Martin Luther, from his 95 Theses through the Diet of Worms up to the beginning of the German Peasant Revolt.

The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

7. The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

In this lesson, we explore the opening of Japan to Western trade by Commodore Matthew Perry in the mid-18th century. We'll then look at the ensuing westernization of the country in the Meiji period.

The Ottoman Empire

8. The Ottoman Empire

This lesson will be a brief survey of the Ottoman Empire. It will highlight the ghazis, Osman, and Suleiman. It will also highlight the decline of the empire due to its involvement with Russia and the other powers of Europe.

Ivan the Terrible and the Making of Russia

9. Ivan the Terrible and the Making of Russia

Ivan the Terrible was a great but violent leader. Despite his intelligence, he was prone to violent outbursts. This lesson explores his life and the effects of his reign on Russia.

Triangular Trade: Route, System & Role in Slavery

10. Triangular Trade: Route, System & Role in Slavery

In the 16th century, trade between Europe, Africa, and the Americas defined the colonial world. In this lesson, explore the system of triangular trade and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

African Cultures: Ghana, Mali, and Songhai

11. African Cultures: Ghana, Mali, and Songhai

In this lesson, we learn about the three premier empires of the pre-colonial period in West Africa: Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, who all profited tremendously from the trans-Saharan gold trade.

History of the African Diaspora in the New World

12. History of the African Diaspora in the New World

While the New World may have been a world of new opportunities for Europeans, it was one of oppression for the millions of Africans who arrived there during the colonial period. However, some managed to escape and form communities in defiance of European rule.

The Defeat of the Aztecs

13. The Defeat of the Aztecs

In this lesson, you will explore the defeat of the powerful Aztec Empire, and then test your understanding about the Aztecs, the Spanish conquest of Mexico, and empires in Central America.

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