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Ch 14: The First Industrial Revolution: Homeschool Curriculum

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The First Industrial Revolution unit of this AP European History Homeschool Curriculum course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about the growth of industry in Europe. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our AP European History Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the First Industrial Revolution. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the growth of industry in Europe. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about the economic, social and technical factors that led to the manufacturing developments of 1750-1850.
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need a history curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
  • Gifted students and students with learning differences.

How it works:

  • Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
  • Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
  • Short quizzes and a First Industrial Revolution unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

First Industrial Revolution Unit Objectives:

  • Explain how the Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain and spread.
  • Examine Great Britain's industry during the Revolution.
  • Understand how industrialization affected population demographics.
  • Discuss the increase in urban laborers and the ideologies used to support them.

5 Lessons in Chapter 14: The First Industrial Revolution: Homeschool Curriculum
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The Industrial Revolution (1750-1850): Growth & Impact

1. The Industrial Revolution (1750-1850): Growth & Impact

This lesson will introduce the First Industrial Revolution. We will study the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, some of its major impacts, and its spread throughout the world.

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.

Great Britain Leads the Industrial Revolution

3. Great Britain Leads the Industrial Revolution

In this lesson, we will explore the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. We will look at reasons for Britain's industrial leadership, trends in its industry, and the results of industrialization on British society.

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

4. 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.

The Working-Class During the Industrial Revolution: Growth & Ideologies

5. The Working-Class During the Industrial Revolution: Growth & Ideologies

In this lesson, we will meet the workers of the Industrial Revolution. We will examine the conditions under which they worked and lived, and we will learn about a few attempts to improve their situation.

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