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Ch 37: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: American Revolution & Reform

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Use this chapter to review the American Revolution and reform movements of the 19th century as you get ready to take the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 exam. You can count on these lessons to help you understand these historical events.

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: American Revolution & Reform - Chapter Summary

Make sure you're familiar with the historical events that occurred from the American Revolution to the early 19th century with this chapter. Get prepared for the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 exam by using these lessons to review:

  • Causes and effects of the American Revolution
  • Major developments of the Industrial Revolution
  • The Civil War
  • Manifest Destiny and westward expansion
  • Goals of Reconstruction
  • 19th century reform movements

Experts in the field of history designed these lessons to help you refresh your memory on major events from this time period. In the lesson transcripts, you'll find helpful vocabulary words and key terms that you'll need to know for the exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 37: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: American Revolution & Reform
The American Revolution: Causes & Effects

1. The American Revolution: Causes & Effects

Find out what caused the American Revolution and discover the impact of this war on the rest of the world. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

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

2. 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.

Westward U.S. Expansion (1820-1860)

3. Westward U.S. Expansion (1820-1860)

This lesson will explain America's 19th century expansion into the West. It will define the concept of Manifest Destiny and highlight the displacement of Native Americans.

The American Civil War: Causes & Impacts

4. The American Civil War: Causes & Impacts

There were many political, economic, and social factors that led to the Civil War. In this lesson, we'll explore the causes of this war and its impact on the country.

Reconstruction Period: Goals, Success and Failures

5. Reconstruction Period: Goals, Success and Failures

Reconstruction of the South following the American Civil War lasted from 1865-1877 under three presidents. It wasn't welcomed by Southerners, and there were many problems throughout this process. But, was it successful?

Reform Movements of the 19th Century

6. Reform Movements of the 19th Century

Inspired by the Second Great Awakening and Transcendentalism, Americans started a number of social reform movements in the antebellum era, including the fight against alcohol and slavery, as well as the fight for public schools, humane prisons and asylums, and women's rights.

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