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Ch 51: TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Major Events & Trends in Economics

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Use Study.com's short, focused chapter on the major events and trends in economics to prepare for the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 exam. Passing the exam is one of the requirements to attain a teaching certification for the state of Texas.

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Major Events and Trends in Economics - Chapter Summary

This chapter of the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 exam study guide focuses on the history of economics. Major events are defined in context in this chapter, as well as economic trends and their relationships. Key factors include:

  • Population, conflict, geography & the environment
  • Exploration and colonization of Europe
  • The Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions
  • Urbanization

Our engaging lessons, self-assessment quizzes and other materials help you study for the TExES Core Subjects exam by explaining key points of economics with a global perspective. These easy-to-understand chapters are designed to help you better understand influences on an economy and its effects on our world.

4 Lessons in Chapter 51: TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Major Events & Trends in Economics
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Factors that Affect Economic Development: Population, Conflict, Geography & the Environment

1. Factors that Affect Economic Development: Population, Conflict, Geography & the Environment

After watching this video, you will be able to explain what economic development is and describe some of the factors that affect economic development and how they do so. A short quiz will follow.

The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe

2. The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe

In this lesson, we'll discuss the Commercial Revolution sparked by Europe's interaction with the New World colonies. We'll learn about how mercantilism, banking and joint-stock companies transformed the economic face of the European continent.

The Evolution of Economy: Changes from the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions

3. The Evolution of Economy: Changes from the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions

Explore how the economy has evolved from the agricultural era into a postindustrial society during the second agricultural revolution and the industrial revolution; how changes in technology and settlements impacted the workforce and economic power; and the primary, secondary, and tertiary economic sectors.

The Rise of Urban Societies & Current Patterns of Urbanization

4. The Rise of Urban Societies & Current Patterns of Urbanization

People live in many different places: cities, suburbs, and the country. In this lesson, we'll look at historical and modern trends having to do with cities, including how the Industrial Revolution and urban renewal programs impacted urban populations.

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