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Ch 27: The Enlightenment & World Revolutions: Help and Review

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The Enlightenment and World Revolutions chapter of this High School World History Help and Review course is the simplest way to learn about the Enlightenment and world revolutions. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the topic.

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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering high school world history material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn the subject. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the Second Industrial Revolution or the Enlightenment and world revolutions
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
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How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Enlightenment and World Revolutions chapter exam.

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Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an Enlightenment and world revolutions unit of a standard high school world history course. Topics covered include:

  • Phases of the French Revolution
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Independence for Central America
  • The Second Industrial Revolution
  • Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

8 Lessons in Chapter 27: The Enlightenment & World Revolutions: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Phases of the French Revolution: Overview & Events

1. Phases of the French Revolution: Overview & Events

This lesson will provide a brief overview of the primary phases, key events, and main characters of the French Revolution. We will also study the conditions and circumstances leading up to the Revolution.

Napoleon Bonaparte and the Battle of Waterloo

2. 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

3. 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 Second Industrial Revolution: Timeline & Inventions

4. The Second Industrial Revolution: Timeline & Inventions

The Second Industrial Revolution was another great leap forward in technology and society. New innovations in steel production, petroleum and electricity led to the introduction of public automobiles and airplanes. In this lesson, learn about the key inventions that spurred this revolution.

Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto

5. 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.

Science During the Enlightenment Period: Innovations, Discoveries & Major Figures

6. Science During the Enlightenment Period: Innovations, Discoveries & Major Figures

In this lesson, we will learn about the Scientific Revolution that preceded the Enlightenment. We will highlight the major themes, innovations, discoveries, and figures associated with this revolution in science.

The Enlightenment Thinkers & Their Ideas

7. The Enlightenment Thinkers & Their Ideas

In this lesson, we discuss the varied and diverse 18th-century intellectual movement known as the Enlightenment. In addition to exploring its background and nature, we highlight several of the era's chief philosophers and their ideas.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Ideas, Impact & Works

8. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Ideas, Impact & Works

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was one of the most important philosophers of the Enlightenment period. Learn about his important works, his main ideas, and how he influenced other philosophers, movements, and governments in this lesson.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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