Ch 17: Modern Thought and Expression (1800-Present)

About This Chapter

Strengthen your knowledge of modern thought and expression from 1800 to present day with help from fun and engaging lessons. Prepare for an upcoming test or quiz by ensuring you understand early modern rationalism, Victorian thought and more.

Modern Thought and Expression (1800-Present) - Chapter Summary

If you're looking for a new and exciting way to enhance your understanding of modern thought and expression, this chapter can help! Review a comprehensive overview of ideas and works from artists, scientists and philosophers who influenced political theory, art and social thought from 1800 to present day. Navigate lessons in this chapter in any sequence that will help you grasp modern thought and expression concepts. Test your knowledge by taking short quizzes and a chapter exam. Upon completion, you will understand the following:

  • History of and influential figures in early modern rationalism
  • Victorian thought and the influence of John Ruskin
  • How John Stuart Mill contributed to the theory of utilitarianism

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.