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Post  Mr. Fisher on Mon May 16, 2011 11:40 am

Chapter 7 - The Industrial Revolution Begins 1750 -1850


1. How did the agricultural revolution contribute to population growth?
2. What new technologies triggered the Industrial Revolution?
3. Why was Britain the starting point for the Industrial Revolution?
4. What changes occurred in the textile industry?
5. What changes took place in transportation?
6. Life in the new industrial city - what was it like?
7. How did the factory system evolve?
8. Benefits and problems for working class and new middle class.
9. Laissez-faire economics
10. Utilitarian’s and socialist’s views
11. Karl Marx and ‘scientific socialism’

Key Vocabulary: Aesthetic, smelt, capital, factory, urbanization, labor union, utilitarianism, means of production, proletariat

Chapter 9: Life in the Industrial Age 1800 - 1914


1. What industrial powers emerged in the 1800s?
2. How did big business emerge in the late 1800s?
3. What was the impact of medical advances in the late 1800s?
4. How did cities change by the turn of the century (1900)?
5. Working-class struggle – how did conditions improve for workers?
6. How did women and educators seek change in the industrial age?
7. How did new scientific advancements challenge existing beliefs?
8. What was the role of religion in urban society?
9. Key characteristics of realism, romanticism and impressionism.

Key Vocabulary: assembly line, corporation, cartel, urban renewal, standard of living, cult of domesticity, temperance movement, social gospel, romanticism, realism

Chapter 12: The New Imperialism 1800-1914


1. Causes of ‘new imperialism’.
2. Why was western imperialism so successful?
3. How European governments ruled their empires (3 ways)
4. Forces shaping Africa in early 1800s.
5. How European contact with Africa increased.
6. How Africans resisted imperialism.
7. Stresses in Muslim world.
8. Causes and effects of Sepoy Rebellion.
9. How British rule affected India.
10. How Indians viewed western culture.
11. Origins of Indian nationalism.
12. Trade rights westerners sought in China.
13. Internal problems that Chinese reformers tried to solve.
14. The Opium war and Boxer Rebellion.
15. How Qing dynasty came to an end.

Key Vocabulary: Imperialism, protectorate, sphere of influence, missionary, pasha, genocide, sepoy, viceroy, indemnity, extraterritoriality

Chapter 14 - World War I and its aftermath 1914-1919


1. Efforts towards peace in early 1900s.
2. How nationalism and international rivalries pushed Europe toward war.
3. Causes and effects of European alliance system.
4. How ethnic tensions in Balkans sparked political assassination.
5. How conflict between Austria-Hungary and Serbia widened.
6. Why stalemate developed on Western Front.
7. How technology made WWI different from other wars
8. How the war became a global conflict.
9. How WWI became a total war.
10 Effect continuing conflict had on morale.
11. Causes and results of America entry into the war.
12. Paris Peace Conference.
13. Dissatisfaction with the Treaty of Versailles.

Key Vocabulary: Militarism, entente, ultimatum, mobilize, neutrality, propaganda, atrocity, armistice, reparations, mandate
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