Ch 21: Political, Technological & Intellectual Developments (1750-1914): Homeschool Curriculum

About This Chapter

The Political, Technological and Intellectual Developments (1750-1914) unit of this AP World History Homeschool Curriculum course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about the industrial achievements and revolutionary movements of this period. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our AP World History Homeschool Curriculum course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about global political, technological and intellectual developments from 1750 to 1914. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the industrial achievements and revolutionary movements of this period. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about the French Revolution, Central American independence movements, the Communist Manifesto and women's rights.
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need a history curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
  • Gifted students and students with learning differences.

How it works:

  • Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
  • Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
  • Short quizzes and a Political, Technological and Intellectual Developments (1750-1914) unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

Political, Technological and Intellectual Developments (1750-1914) Unit Objectives:

  • Review the causes and outcomes of revolutions in 1848
  • Identify the causes and consequences of the French Revolution.
  • Describe the political rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • Understand what led up to the respective unifications of Germany and Italy.
  • Identify the technological achievements of the Industrial Revolution.
  • Discuss the major points found in Karl Marx's Communist Manifesto.
  • Describe the educational and occupational doors that opened for women between 1750 and 1914.

9 Lessons in Chapter 21: Political, Technological & Intellectual Developments (1750-1914): Homeschool Curriculum
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Revolutions of 1848 & the Spring of Nations: Major Revolutions, Causes & Collapse

1. Revolutions of 1848 & the Spring of Nations: Major Revolutions, Causes & Collapse

This lesson will examine the Revolutions of 1848 that swept across Europe. We will look at the causes of these revolutions and highlight the key themes and events surrounding the 'Spring of Nations.'

The French Revolution: Timeline & Major Events

2. The French Revolution: Timeline & Major Events

In this lesson, we will learn about the French Revolution. We will examine the causes of the French Revolution and highlight the key themes and events associated with it.

Napoleon Bonaparte and the Battle of Waterloo

3. Napoleon Bonaparte and the Battle of Waterloo

In this lesson, we will explore the return of Napoleon Bonaparte to France on March 1, 1815, his hundred-day reign, and his downfall at the Battle of Waterloo on June 18, 1815.

Independence for Central America: History, Timeline & Events

4. Independence for Central America: History, Timeline & Events

In this lesson, we will take a look at Central American independence from Spanish colonial rule. We will learn what led to these independence movements, and we will highlight key themes.

The Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders

5. The Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders

In this lesson, we explore the piecemeal unification of Italy which took place in the 19th century. Created in part by the brilliant statesmen Camillo Benso di Cavour, Italy as we know it did not fully take shape until 1870.

The Unification of Germany: Summary, Timeline & Events

6. The Unification of Germany: Summary, Timeline & Events

In this lesson, we explore the unification of Germany in the 1860s and 1870s, largely accomplished through the statecraft of the Chancellor of Prussia and later Germany, Otto von Bismarck.

The Industrial Revolution in Europe and the U.S.: Events & Innovations

7. The Industrial Revolution in Europe and the U.S.: Events & Innovations

This lesson examines the Industrial Revolution in Europe and the United States. We will highlight key developments and innovations and explore how the Industrial Revolution transformed society.

Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto

8. 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.

Advancement for Women: Education, Employment & Rights

9. 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.

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