Ch 13: NYSTCE Social Studies: International Developments (1850-Present)

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Look over this chapter of the NYSTCE Social Studies exam study guide to review international developments from 1850 to the present. This chapter features video lessons and self-assessment quizzes to help you refresh your understanding of this topic in preparation for the exam.

NYSTCE Social Studies: International Developments (1850 - Present) - Chapter Summary

You can use this chapter to get ready for the NYSTCE Social Studies exam by checking out these lessons that explore international developments from 1850 to the present, including the Mexican Revolution, the Russian Revolution, and the collapse of Imperial China. By the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with:

  • Causes and initial events of the Mexican Revolution
  • Aftermath and effects of the Mexican Revolution
  • Timeline, causes and effects of the Russian Revolution
  • Qing Dynasty and Imperial China's collapse
  • Improvements in education, rights, and other advancements for women
  • Developments in art, philosophy, science, and religion the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Although our skilled instructors will present the information to you as brief videos, there will also be full transcripts available with each lesson. If you have any questions as you make your way through the chapter, you may seek out our expert historians for assistance. Once you complete each lesson, feel free to take its accompanying self-assessment to gauge how well you comprehend what you've reviewed.

6 Lessons in Chapter 13: NYSTCE Social Studies: International Developments (1850-Present)
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The Mexican Revolution: Causes & Initial Events

1. The Mexican Revolution: Causes & Initial Events

The Mexican Revolution started in response to the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz. In this video, we look at the causes of the Revolution, and then explore the initial events that led to the removal of Diaz.

The Mexican Revolution: Aftermath & Effects

2. The Mexican Revolution: Aftermath & Effects

In this video, we examine the civil war that broke out in Mexico after Porfirio Diaz was removed from power as the various parties competed with each other for power. A quiz will follow.

The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects

3. The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we will examine the Russian Revolution. We will see what events led to the revolution, and we'll learn how the revolution impacted Russia's involvement in World War I.

The Collapse of Imperial China

4. The Collapse of Imperial China

The Qing Dynasty was the last of the imperial dynasties to rule China, and largely fell due to the work of outside powers. From an over-dependence on old ways to a failed war on drugs, the Qing suffered greatly during their last years.

Advancement for Women: Education, Employment & Rights

5. Advancement for Women: Education, Employment & Rights

In this lesson, we will take a look at the advancement of women's rights during the 19th and early 20th centuries. We'll learn about the key events and themes surrounding the 'first wave' of the feminist movement and see how they impacted society.

Science, Art, Religion & Philosophy in the Mid to Late 1800s & Early 1900s

6. Science, Art, Religion & Philosophy in the Mid to Late 1800s & Early 1900s

The end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century was a period of advances in scientific discovery, philosophy, religion, and artistic expression. In this lesson, learn about the influential ideas, individuals, and movements of the time.

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