Social Studiesby Matthew Caggia
- Unit 1A: River Valley Civilizations
- Unit 1B: Greece & Rome
- Unit 1C: World Religions
- Unit 2A: World Empires
- Unit 2B: Dark and Middle Ages of Europe
- Unit 3: European Rebirth
- Unit 4: First Global Age
- Unit 5: Absolutism & Enlightenment
- Unit 6: Age of Revolutions
- Unit 7: Age of Industry
- Unit 8: Social Change
- Unit 9: Early 20th Century
- Unit 10: Mid-20th Century
- Unit 11: Global Issues
- Review Materials
Unit 7: Industrial Revolution
Chapters 19 & 21
Many theories abound as to why the Industrial Revolution began in Europe when there were planty of other places around the world ripe for the change. Regardless, that is where it bgean and would forever change the way the people of the world worked and lived. New invnetions led to changes in society and new daily hardships, which in turn challenged people's notions about their role in society leading to new philosophies about the relationship between society and the individual. These changes are still controversial and debated in government today.
Online Textbook Resources
These pages contain links to online content for studenty practice. It includes worksheets, section summaries, note taking guides, self-tests and self-quizzes.
Vocabulary is the key to understanding any subject. Once you can break down the barrier of language the ideas and concepts are wide open. Here you can find the vocabulary for the unit to practice by using online flash cards and by practicing online generated vocabulary quizzes.
Crash Course World History #32: "Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution"
Cleverly made videos that summarize key historical information using fun graphics and witty descriptions. The most revolutionary of all revolutions of the time, so much of what we are and can do today are thanks to the inventions developed during the Industrial Revolution.
Crash Course World History #33: "Capitalism and Socialism"
Cleverly made videos that summarize key historical information using fun graphics and witty descriptions. Capitalism v. Socialism, or maybe some middle ground? What role (if any) should the government take in the economy?