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Ch 10: Prentice Hall World History Chapter 7: The Industrial Revolution Begins (1750-1850)

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The Industrial Revolution Begins (1750-1850) chapter of this Prentice Hall World History Connections to Today, The Modern Era Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the Industrial Revolution. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Industrial Revolution Begins (1750-1850) textbook chapter.

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  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will Learn:

  • Inventions, causes and effects of the Agricultural Revolution
  • First Industrial Revolution inventions and causes
  • Innovations in the U.S. and Europe
  • Urbanization and economic impacts of the Revolution
  • American factory systems
  • Adam Smith and Thomas Malthus
  • Socialism and its leaders
  • Theories on socialism and capitalism from Karl Marx

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9 Lessons in Chapter 10: Prentice Hall World History Chapter 7: The Industrial Revolution Begins (1750-1850)
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The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects

1. The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects

The Agricultural Revolution was a period of technological improvement and increased crop productivity that occurred during the 18th and early 19th centuries in Europe. In this lesson, learn the timeline, causes, effects and major inventions that spurred this shift in production.

Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

2. Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

The Industrial Revolution was a period when new sources of energy, such as coal and steam, were used to power new machines designed to reduce human labor and increase production. The move to a more industrial society would forever change the face of labor.

Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

3. Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

Although many factors influenced the first Industrial Revolution, the progress made by several inventors was essential. In this lesson, learn about the innovators who helped to spur the Industrial Revolution forward.

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

4. 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.

Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts

5. Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts

The Industrial Revolution had a lasting effect on class structure, urbanization and lifestyle. In this lesson, we will learn how the Industrial Revolution changed various aspects of European society.

American Industrialization: Factory System and Market Revolution

6. American Industrialization: Factory System and Market Revolution

New agricultural technology revolutionized the North, South and West. In this lesson, learn how that technology ushered in the Market Revolution in America.

The Economists: Adam Smith, David Ricardo & Thomas Malthus

7. The Economists: Adam Smith, David Ricardo & Thomas Malthus

During the 18th and 19th centuries, several major theorists put forth ideas that would influence how governments handled economic matters. This lesson will discuss the major ideas and influential theories of Adam Smith, David Ricardo, and Thomas Malthus.

Socialism: Definition & Leaders

8. 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.

Karl Marx's Theories: Class Differentiation and Revolution, Socialism & Capitalism

9. Karl Marx's Theories: Class Differentiation and Revolution, Socialism & Capitalism

In this lesson, we will discuss the difference between socialism and capitalism, how Karl Marx believed that social class dictated one's social life and who were the bourgeoisie and proletariat.

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