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Ch 42: MTEL History: The Industrial Revolution & Enlightenment

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We can help you recall the important aspects of the Industrial Revolution and Enlightenment in preparation for the MTEL History exam. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you multiple ways of learning the material.

MTEL History: The Industrial Revolution and Enlightenment - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to refresh your memory about the Industrial Revolution and Enlightenment, as you prepare for the MTEL History exam. The video lessons cover all the points you need to review, including:

  • The Scientific Revolution
  • The Industrial Revolution
  • Urbanization
  • The working class during the Industrial Revolution
  • Roots of the Enlightenment
  • Enlightenment thinkers and democratic thought
  • Science during the Enlightenment

Our knowledgeable instructors go over all the important points, highlighting them so you will be clear as to the correct answers for the test. Having a variety of approaches to the material makes it easier to learn and more fun.

Objectives of the MTEL History: The Industrial Revolution and Enlightenment Chapter

The MTEL History exam is a standardized test that evaluates your knowledge of the full range of historical topics to determine your eligibility for a teacher's license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The topics in the Industrial Revolution and Enlightenment chapter are part of the World History objective which includes 25% of the test questions. You can gain practice with the kinds of questions that will appear on the exam by completing the self-assessment quizzes that accompany the chapters.

The MTEL History exam includes multiple-choice and open-response questions. The multiple-choice questions ask you to read a paragraph and choose the best response from a group of possible answers. The open-response questions evaluate your ability to integrate what you know about history into a persuasive, well developed essay.

10 Lessons in Chapter 42: MTEL History: The Industrial Revolution & Enlightenment
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Scientific Revolution: Definition, History, Causes & Leaders

1. The Scientific Revolution: Definition, History, Causes & Leaders

In this lesson we explore the Scientific Revolution and the controversy which surrounds the very term. Additionally, we learn about just a few of the most important thinkers of the period who laid the foundation for our modern understanding of the world.

Effects of the Scientific Revolution

2. Effects of the Scientific Revolution

In this lesson, we explore the philosophical, religious, and cultural effects of the Scientific Revolution on Early Modern society - effects that forever changed the Western view of the universe and humanity's place within it.

The Industrial Revolution (1750-1850): Growth & Impact

3. The Industrial Revolution (1750-1850): Growth & Impact

This lesson will introduce the First Industrial Revolution. We will study the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, some of its major impacts, and its spread throughout the world.

The Industrial Revolution in Europe and the U.S.: Events & Innovations

4. The Industrial Revolution in Europe and the U.S.: Events & Innovations

This lesson examines the Industrial Revolution in Europe and the United States. We will highlight key developments and innovations and explore how the Industrial Revolution transformed society.

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

5. 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 Working-Class During the Industrial Revolution: Growth & Ideologies

6. The Working-Class During the Industrial Revolution: Growth & Ideologies

In this lesson, we will meet the workers of the Industrial Revolution. We will examine the conditions under which they worked and lived, and we will learn about a few attempts to improve their situation.

The Roots of the Enlightenment

7. The Roots of the Enlightenment

In this lesson, we will learn about the roots of the Enlightenment. We will learn when and how the Enlightenment began, and we will identify the central themes associated with its beginning.

The Enlightenment Thinkers & Their Ideas

8. The Enlightenment Thinkers & Their Ideas

In this lesson, we discuss the varied and diverse 18th-century intellectual movement known as the Enlightenment. In addition to exploring its background and nature, we highlight several of the era's chief philosophers and their ideas.

Science During the Enlightenment Period: Innovations, Discoveries & Major Figures

9. Science During the Enlightenment Period: Innovations, Discoveries & Major Figures

In this lesson, we will learn about the Scientific Revolution that preceded the Enlightenment. We will highlight the major themes, innovations, discoveries, and figures associated with this revolution in science.

Influence of the Enlightenment on Democratic Thought

10. Influence of the Enlightenment on Democratic Thought

In this lesson, we will learn about the impact the Enlightenment has had upon democracy. We will see how the Enlightenment helped shape modern democratic thinking.

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