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This chapter helps students review the concepts in a political developments unit of a standard global history and geography course. Topics covered include:
- Liberalism, radicalism and republicanism
- European and Latin American revolutions
- The Central European and French revolutions of 1848
- The Communist Manifesto
1. Liberalism, Radicalism, and Republicanism in the 1800s
This lesson will define and explain the political ideologies of the 19th century, specifically radicalism, republicanism, and liberalism. In doing so, it will highlight their beliefs in the right to vote, freedom from religion, separation of church from state, and laissez-faire economics.
2. Socialism: Definition & Leaders
This lesson defines and explains the 19th century political ideology socialism. In doing this, it will highlight the roles of the Industrial Revolution and the socialist experiments of Robert Owen and Charles Fourier.
3. Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact
This lesson will explore the 19th century Latin American revolutions. In doing so, it will highlight the roles L'Ouverture, Hidalgo, and Bolivar played in bringing freedom to Haiti, Mexico, and South America.
4. European Revolutions and Revolts from 1815-1832
This lesson will explain the European revolutions occurring in the first half of the 19th century. It will discuss the common classes' response to the Congress of Vienna, the Concert of Europe, and the old aristocracies' grasping for power.
5. The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events
This lesson will explore the French Revolution of 1848 that led to the eventual rise of Napoleon Bonaparte III. It will highlight the revolution of the bourgeoisie while also explaining the conflict of the middle classes known as June Days.
6. Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto
This lesson will explore the 19th century roots of Marxism and communism. In doing this, it will explain the role the Industrial Revolution played in forming the famous work of Marx and Engels, known as the Communist Manifesto.
7. Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects
This lesson explores the Central European revolutions of 1848. In doing so, it will highlight the nationalist movements across Germany, Austria, and Italy. It will also signify the revolution in France as the catalyst for this historic year.
8. Who is Jose de San Martin? - Biography, Facts, Quotes & Accomplishments
In this lesson we explore the life of Jose de San Martin, a South American-born Spaniard who went on to become a champion of the independence movements across southern South America.
9. William Ellery Channing: Quotes & Biography
William Ellery Channing was a Unitarian pastor at the Federal Street Church in Boston. Known as the 'Father of Unitarianism' he promoted both self-improvement and character formation.
10. Theobald Wolfe Tone: Quotes, Facts & Biography
Theobold Wolfe Tone was an 18th Century Irish rebel who founded the United Irishmen with the goal to overthrow English rule. He was also an advocate for reforms to aid Ireland's Catholics.
11. Robert Owen: Biography & Beliefs
Robert Owen was a social philosopher who wanted not just to reform but to transform the world! Read this lesson to learn more about his beliefs and whether he was successful in this pursuit.
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