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Ch 12: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): European Industrial Revolution

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Check out this chapter on the European Industrial Revolution as you get ready to take the MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) exam. Here you'll explore causes and results of the revolution as well as major achievements during it.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): European Industrial Revolution - Chapter Summary

This MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) preparation chapter explores the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution, benefits and products that came out of it, and how it led to urbanization. Our expert instructors guide you through these topics to boost your memory as you get ready for test day. The topics discussed here include:

  • Reformation in 18th century Great Britain
  • Causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution
  • Britain's role in the revolution
  • The spread of industrialization

As you complete these video lessons, you will have the opportunity to review the lesson transcript to help cement the key concepts visually in your memory. Take the lesson quizzes and chapter test to check your knowledge. Need further review? Return to the tough bits as often as you need by using the timeline to find main points of each video.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): European Industrial Revolution Chapter Objectives

The MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) exam is administered on paper (100 questions/4.5-hour time limit) or computer (100 questions/2.5-hour time limit) and is composed entirely of multiple-choice questions. You will need a score of 220 to pass. Your score report is released about a month after you take the exam. Registration for the exam is available online.

The topics of this chapter fall into the World History subarea (about 18% of the test), objective 004. A portion of this objective asks that you display knowledge regarding the Industrial Revolution, from precursors to outcomes as we lay it out in these video lessons.

6 Lessons in Chapter 12: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): European Industrial Revolution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact

1. Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact

In this lesson we explore the political developments of eighteenth-century Britain, from the formation and union of Great Britain to the political reforms and ideologies of Edmund Burke and William Pitt the Younger.

Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

2. Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

The Industrial Revolution was a period when new sources of energy, such as coal and steam, were used to power new machines designed to reduce human labor and increase production. The move to a more industrial society would forever change the face of labor.

Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

3. Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

Although many factors influenced the first Industrial Revolution, the progress made by several inventors was essential. In this lesson, learn about the innovators who helped to spur the Industrial Revolution forward.

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.

Great Britain Leads the Industrial Revolution

5. Great Britain Leads the Industrial Revolution

In this lesson, we will explore the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. We will look at reasons for Britain's industrial leadership, trends in its industry, and the results of industrialization on British society.

Industrialization Spreads Around the World

6. Industrialization Spreads Around the World

In this lesson, we will learn about how industrialization spread from Great Britain to other parts of the world. We will highlight key terms, figures, and developments in this process.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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