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- Students who have fallen behind in understanding 18th-century culture and history
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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in an 18th-century unit of a standard global history and geography course. Topics covered include:
- Global economies in the 1700's
- 18th-century culture and society
- The Peace of Utrecht
- The War of Austrian Succession
- The Seven Years' War
1. World Economies in the 1700s: Trends, Factors & Characteristics
In this lesson, we explore the economic trends of 18th-century Europe and the demographic and ideological factors which made the Industrial Revolution possible.
2. Society & Culture of the 18th Century
In this lesson, we explore 18th-century European society and how it changed due to factors such as freer markets and population growth. We'll also learn about the popular culture enjoyed by those with enough leisure time to indulge in it.
3. The Peace of Utrecht: Definition & Impact
In this lesson, we explore the Peace of Utrecht that ended the War of the Spanish Succession and the widespread ramifications it had for the emerging and declining powers of Western Europe.
4. The War of Austrian Succession: Summary and Effects on the World
In this lesson, we explore the War of the Austrian Succession and the ramifications it had on Western Europe and the pretexts for the later conflict it created.
5. The Seven Years' War: History & Impact
In this lesson we explore the Seven Years' War, a global conflict that was fought in central Europe and in North America, which had important financial and territorial ramifications for its participants.
6. Lord Charles Cornwallis: Facts, Biography & Quotes
Lord Charles Cornwallis was a distinguished British general. He served in the Seven Years War, was second-in-command in the American Revolution, and served in Ireland and India.
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