Ch 42: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Major Events in Economic History

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These lessons on major events in economic history are designed to prepare you for related questions on the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) Core Subjects EC-6 test.

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Major Events in Economic History - Chapter Summary

Our instructors created these short video lessons as a refresher for you on the history of economics before taking the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 test. They will assist in answering test questions about topics like:

  • Factors that affect economic development
  • Economic impact of the commercial revolution
  • Evolution of the economy
  • Trends involved with urban societies

Lessons take the form of videos averaging a 5-10 minute run time. Each lesson includes a quiz that you can take after the lesson to test your understanding of what you just studied. If you need to restudy any of the material, use the written transcripts for a quick review or the keyword-based timeline tool to replay any specific portion of the lesson.

4 Lessons in Chapter 42: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Major Events in Economic History
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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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