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Ch 23: MTTC History: Revolution & Independence in Europe

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We can help you identify the key events during the periods of revolution and independence in Europe. These video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you a variety of approaches that can help you correctly answer the questions on the MTTC History exam.

MTTC History: Revolution and Independence in Europe - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to refresh your memory about revolutionary and independence movements in Europe to help you prepare for the MTTC History exam. Our videos review the following topics:

  • Politics and developments in the Ottoman Empire
  • Rise of nation-states and dominant monarchs
  • European Colonialism
  • Events of the French Revolution
  • European political reform and restoration
  • Political and economic changes in Portugal and Spain
  • Revolutionary movements, modernization and unification in Italy and Greece
  • Social reform and revolutionary movements in Russia

Our expert instructors thoroughly discuss each topic, highlighting the most important aspects so you will be prepared for the MTTC History test. By using several didactic approaches, you will be exposed to the material in different ways, making learning highly effective and interesting.

Objectives of the MTTC History: Revolution and Independence in Europe Chapter

The MTTC History exam evaluates your knowledge and understanding of the full range of historic events from earliest history to the present day, in the United States and throughout the world. A passing score on the exam of 220 is required for certification as a history teacher in the state of Michigan. The topics in this Revolution and Independence in Europe chapter are part of the World History subsection of the exam, which makes up 33% of the test.

The exam itself consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. You will be asked to read a passage or question and then select the correct answer from several possibilities presented to you. The exam can be taken as either a paper-and-pencil test or as a computer-based test.

8 Lessons in Chapter 23: MTTC History: Revolution & Independence in Europe
The Ottoman Empire: Changes, Politics & Developments

1. The Ottoman Empire: Changes, Politics & Developments

In this lesson, we explore the problems the Ottoman Empire faced in the 19th century, and the many territorial losses it endured at the hands of Russia, Austria, and others.

The Development of Monarchical Nation States: the Rise of Power

2. The Development of Monarchical Nation States: the Rise of Power

In this lesson, we will study the rise of powerful kings in Western Europe. We will look at the transition from feudalism to the nation-state and examine four countries in which this transition took place.

Colonialism Across Europe

3. Colonialism Across Europe

In the late 1400s, European explorers learned how to cross the Atlantic Ocean. This lesson explores the impact of the colonization of the Americas by Europeans and the reasons they emigrated.

Phases of the French Revolution: Overview & Events

4. Phases of the French Revolution: Overview & Events

This lesson will provide a brief overview of the primary phases, key events, and main characters of the French Revolution. We will also study the conditions and circumstances leading up to the Revolution.

Political Restoration and Reform in Europe

5. Political Restoration and Reform in Europe

In this lesson, we explore the major changes that were made to the boundaries and political apparatuses in European states after the fall of Napoleon, most notably in the German lands and in the Low Countries.

Revolutionary Movements of Portugal and Spain: Political & Economic Developments

6. Revolutionary Movements of Portugal and Spain: Political & Economic Developments

In this lesson we explore the revolutionary movements in both Spain and Portugal in the 19th century and the long struggle between liberal revolutionaries and the traditional monarchies.

Revolutionary Movements of Italy and Greece: Movements, Unification & Modernization

7. Revolutionary Movements of Italy and Greece: Movements, Unification & Modernization

In this lesson, we examine the revolutionary and nationalist movements in Italy and Greece. We'll also look at the obstacles both states had to overcome to become internationally recognized nations.

Revolutionary Movements of Russia: Political, Economic & Social Reform

8. Revolutionary Movements of Russia: Political, Economic & Social Reform

In this lesson, we'll explore the tumultuous domestic history of 19th-century Russia, where czars opposed radical nationalists and periods of liberal reform alternated with periods of violent political suppression.

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