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Chapter 13: Mass Society and Democracy

Unit 3: An Era of European Imperialism, 1800-1914

Chapter 13: Mass Society and Democracy, 1870–1914

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Academic Expectations: Historical Perspective (2.20)

Program of Studies:  SS-H-HP-S-1 (Part B) Specific Below

History Channel: Video Clips of the Second Industrial Revolution

Thoughtful Ed. Activities:  Vocabulary Notebook, Web Notes, Give One Get One, Memory Box


 Students will:

SS-H-HP-U-1:  History is an account of human activities that is interpretive in nature, and a variety of tools (e.g., primary and secondary sources, data, artifacts) are needed to analyze historical events.


SS-H-HP-U-2:   History is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause-effect relationships, tying past to present.


SS-H-HP-U-WC1:   Students will understand that: world civilizations (e.g., African, Asian, European, Latin American, Middle Eastern) can be analyzed by examining significant eras (Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Exploration, Age of Revolution, Nationalism and Imperialism, Technological Age, 21st Century) to develop chronological understanding and recognize cause-effect relationships and multiple causation.


SS-H-HP-U-WC2:  Students will understand that: world civilizations share common characteristics (e.g., government, belief system, economy) and have been impacted by significant individuals and groups.


SS-H-HP-U-WC3:  Students will: each era in the history of the world has social, political and economic characteristics.


Learning Targets (I Can’s)


  • I can explain the Second Industrial Revolution.
  • I can describe Karl Marx.
  • I can define proletariat.
  • I can define revisionists.  VISUALIZING VOCABULARY


  • I can define feminism.
  • I can define literacy.


  • I can define ministerial responsibility.
  • I can define Duma.
  • I can describe the Crises in the Balkans.  VOCABULARY NOTEBOOK


  • I can describe Freud and Psychoanalysis.
  • I can analyze Social Darwinism and Racism.
  • I can describe Anti-Semitism and Zionism.
  • I can describe modernism.  OUTBURST