Unit 5: Chapter 16: The Industrial Revolution
What is the Industrial Revolution?
o Industrial Revolution- an economic changed in the source of energy for work
What changed these basic building blocks of civilization forever?
o The subst
Unit 6: Chapter 20
THE BUILDUP TO WORLD WAR I (1900-1914)
The Great War, as it was called before WWII began, lasted from when to when?
o August 1914 to November 1918
o Involved more countries than any previous war in history
It was the first what?
Chapter 21 (Part 2): The Three Worlds
New African Countries
o What was the first black African country to win independence?
The Gold Coast, choosing the name Ghana why?
To link the new country to an earlier African empire
Like many other Afri
Unit 4: Chapter 10: The Transformation of Europe
IMPORTANT CULTURAL CHANGES
The Italian Renaissance
o The intellectual and artistic creativity of northern Italy was more than a rebirth,
although it was characterized by what?
Renewed interest in ancient c
In its broadest since, a revolution, in contrast to a reform, implies what?
o Change at a basic level and involves either a major revision or an overthrow of
o Usually impacts more than one area of life
Even though this era is
Chapter 18: Land-Based Empires in the Middle East, Asia, and Russia
All these land based empires had unsuccessful confrontations with western military forces
All had been military powers in the past, but found that industrialized nations had stronger armi
Chapter 19: Imperialism and the Growth of the British Empire
By the 19th century, new types of what appeared?
Imperialism- empire building
o These differed substantially from earlier versions practiced by land-based
TYPES OF IMPERIALISM
The term i
Unit 6: Chapter 22: A Globalized or Fragmented New World?
THE BREAK-UP OF THE SOVIET UNION
After Stalin died in 1953, a power struggle among top Communist Party leaders resulted
in the choice of whom as party secretary and premier of the U.S.S.R.?