Ch 33: Political Developments (1700s-1800s) - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy

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Explore political developments of the 1700s and 1800s so that you can address these kinds of questions during the MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy examination for teacher certification. Online videos and short quizzes can help you get ready.

Political Developments (1700s - 1800s): MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy - Chapter Summary

In preparation for excelling on the MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy examination, review several of the important political developments that occurred in the 1700s and 1800s. This chapter discusses topics such as radicalism and socialism. Watch its video lessons and expand your knowledge of the Congress of Vienna, the Quadruple Alliance, the Second Republic of France and the Frankfurt Assembly. When you've finished the chapter, you could have prepared yourself to:

  • Explain instances of republicanism, radicalism and liberalism in the 1800s
  • Define socialism and discuss the events of European revolutions
  • Describe the effects of Latin America's independence movements
  • Teach students about the causes and outcomes of the French and Central European revolutions
  • Discuss the works of Marx and Engels

Filled with animated video lessons that can be watched and reviewed whenever your schedule allows, this chapter provides you with an ideal opportunity to prepare for the MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy examination. Text transcripts and worksheets are included. Pause or replay the lessons at will, and use the video tags to find pertinent information quickly. When you're ready, take the self-assessment quizzes so that you can measure your forward momentum.

Political Developments (1700s - 1800s): MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy Chapter Objectives

Display your grasp of political developments in U.S. history during the fourth subarea of the computer-based MTEL Political Science / Political Philosophy examination, History. You'll need to know about the topics discussed in this chapter, including the events that took place during major revolutions. The History section has 24 - 26 multiple-choice questions and amounts to 20% of the weighting. Made up of one open-response and five multiple-choice subareas, the entire examination has two open-response items and 100 multiple-choice questions. You'll have four hours to complete the assessment and earn the minimum score of 240.

7 Lessons in Chapter 33: Political Developments (1700s-1800s) - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy
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Liberalism, Radicalism, and Republicanism in the 1800s

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.

Socialism: Definition & Leaders

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.

European Revolutions and Revolts from 1815-1832

3. 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.

Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact

4. 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.

The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events

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.

Central European Revolutions of 1848: History, Causes & Effects

6. 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.

Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto

7. 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.

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