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Ch 24: MTTC History: The Industrial Revolution & Enlightenment

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Get ready for the MTTC History exam with our fun videos on the Industrial Revolution and Enlightenment. Learn all the essential info you'll need to answer questions about this period of world history on the exam.

MTTC History: The Industrial Revolution and the Enlightenment - Chapter Summary

Let our instructors walk you through a review of the events of the Industrial Revolution and ideas of the Enlightenment while you get ready for the MTTC History exam. You'll quickly get up to speed on all the essential elements associated with this period, including:

  • Scientific Revolution's effects
  • Growth of the Industrial Revolution and its impact
  • Innovations that emerged in Europe and the U.S.
  • Urbanization and social and economic impacts of the Industrial Revolution
  • Working class ideologies and growth
  • Enlightenment's roots, thinkers and ideas
  • Scientific discoveries of the Enlightenment
  • The Enlightenment's influence on democratic thought

These lessons break out larger concepts into easily digestible chunks, giving you just the info you need to get ready for the exam. Dynamic animations and graphics make learning or reviewing this material for the MTTC History exam fun and easy.

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

Michigan requires the MTTC History exam as part of the licensing process for history teachers. It is designed to gauge your comprehension of history topics and readiness to teach these concepts in the classroom. You'll find 100 multiple-choice questions on this exam, including those that require you to read a passage or look at a map then select the best answer from a list. You can prepare for the format of these questions, along with the content, by taking the self-assessment quizzes that come with our lessons.

The exam has four subareas, including one in world history, which is where you'll find questions about the Industrial Revolution and Enlightenment. World history questions make up about 33% of the total exam questions.

9 Lessons in Chapter 24: MTTC History: The Industrial Revolution & Enlightenment
Effects of the Scientific Revolution

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

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.

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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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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