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Ch 26: NMTA Social Science: Industrialization (1700-1900)

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Use the video lessons in this chapter to help you review for industrialization questions that appear on the NMTA Social Science test. The videos cover the inventions and people who contributed to Europe's Agricultural Revolution and Industrial Revolution from 1700 to 1900.

NMTA Social Science: Industrialization (1700-1900) - Chapter Summary

View this chapter's short video lessons to refresh your knowledge about the causes and impact of industrialization between the 18th and 20th centuries. Once you finish studying this chapter, you should be prepared to answer NMTA Social Science test questions on the following:

  • Causes and effects of the Agricultural Revolution
  • Factors that led to the First Industrial Revolution
  • Impact of Industrial Revolution inventions
  • Economic and social effects of the Industrial Revolution
  • Political, economic and social reforms of the British reform movement
  • Major economic theories of the 1700s-1800s

Our professional instructors guide you through the key players and events that led up to and shaped the process of industrialization in Europe and beyond. The chapter's lessons include engaging videos full of visuals as well as transcripts to help strengthen your knowledge in preparation for the NMTA Social Science test.

Objectives of the NMTA Social Science: Industrialization (1700-1900) Chapter

The figures and events covered in this chapter's video lessons correspond to the historiography and world history content domain on the NMTA Social Science test, which assesses your readiness for licensure as a social science educator in New Mexico's K-12 schools. The portion of the test accounts for around 25% of your complete score. It covers historical perspectives and research skills as well as major economic, political and cultural events that shaped the world from early human civilization through present time. Some questions about the impact of industrialization in America may also be included on the NMTA test in the U.S. history domain, which too comprises about 25% of your score.

In addition to our chapters' videos and transcripts, we provide multiple-choice lesson quizzes. These assessments not only give you the chance to check your grasp of the material but also gain practice in answering industrialization questions presented in the same format as those on the NMTA Social Science test.

6 Lessons in Chapter 26: NMTA Social Science: Industrialization (1700-1900)
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The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects

1. The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects

The Agricultural Revolution was a period of technological improvement and increased crop productivity that occurred during the 18th and early 19th centuries in Europe. In this lesson, learn the timeline, causes, effects and major inventions that spurred this shift in production.

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.

The British Reform Movement: Social, Political & Economic Reforms

5. The British Reform Movement: Social, Political & Economic Reforms

The first Industrial Revolution led to fundamental changes in all aspects of society, from work patterns to living conditions. In this lesson, we will discuss the reform movements aimed at solving the problems of inequality, parliamentary reform, and unhealthy urban areas.

The Economists: Adam Smith, David Ricardo & Thomas Malthus

6. The Economists: Adam Smith, David Ricardo & Thomas Malthus

During the 18th and 19th centuries, several major theorists put forth ideas that would influence how governments handled economic matters. This lesson will discuss the major ideas and influential theories of Adam Smith, David Ricardo, and Thomas Malthus.

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