Between 1800 and 1850 Britain had an Industrial Revolution. What does that mean? How did the Industrial Revolution affect work, poverty, and how people lived? Discuss
Ch. 18: Rebellion
What led to British Colonists in North America to protest against the Government? Discuss.
Ch. 18: Russia
You are an advisor to the Peter, the young Czar of Russia. He wants to revive the economy and promote use of technology. What would you recommend to him?
Ch. 18: Frederick of Prussia
Frederick William of Prussia
He was an Absolute King. But he was also popular with the people and had large amounts of immigration. People were trying to move INTO his kingdom? Why? Discuss!
Ch. 18: English Kings
England was a Constitutional Monarchy in the 18th century. The Kings still tried to wield Absolute power. What parts of the government limited their power and represented the people?
Ch. 18: 7 Years War
Discuss the 7 Years War, also know as the Great War for Empire. What would have been the result if Britain had lost? How would that affect us today?
Ch. 19: Enlightenment
How did the Philosophers of the Enlightenment view the Absolute Monarchs of their time? What were their views on justice and government.
Ch. 19: Rousseaus Critiques of Society
What were Rousseaus criticisms of government and society?
Ch.19: The Middle class Bourgeoise
The Middle Class
The Bourgeoisie grew in the 18th century. How did social class between the Peasant Farmers and the Nobility change in the 18th century? What were their lives, lifestyles, and values
Ch. 19: New Foods
How did food crops from the Colonies change agriculture in Europe? How did diets in Europe change
Ch. 19: Lifestyle and Entertainments
How did life of the Upper Class trickle into popular culture in the 18th century? Give examples from of how the middle class were adopting the arts, sports, and entertainment of the Upper class.
Ch. 20: The Estates General
The Estates General
What three groups made up the Estates General? Discuss what they are and what groups they represent.
Ch. 20: King Louis XVI
How did French King Louis XVIs actions lead to frustration and rebellion by the French People?
Ch.20: French Revolution
Discuss Robespierres goals for the Revolution in France? Did the Revolution produce a stable government of the People? What went wrong?
Ch. 20: Napoleons Reforms
What reforms did Napoleon Bonaparte enact in France?
Discuss Napoleons Military goals. What did he want to achieve?
How is it that Railroad building accelerated Industrial growth. Discuss!
Ch. 21: Industrial Revolution
Britain was one of the leading nations in coal mining and iron production. What advantages did strong mining and iron production give nations with that resource during the Industrial Revolution?
Ch. 21: Increased Food Production
Please discuss 2 reasons Agricultural productivity and Food production increased significantly during the 18th Century. There are a lot of reasons, discuss any 2!
Ch. 21: Enclosure Movement
The Enclosure Movement displaced farmers from the land into cities. What were the benefits to landowners and problems for workers created by this system?
Ch. 21: Entrepreneurs
Early Entrepreneurs created the Putting Out system of manufacturing. How and why did it produce more than individuals making the product for themselves?