AP Chapter 15

Chapter 15: The Building of European Supremacy: Society and Politics to World War I


Learning Objectives:

  1. Why were so many Europeans on the move in the late 19th-Century?

  2. How did the 2nd Industrial Revolution transform European life?

  3. What explains the prominence of the middle class in late 19th-Century Europe?

  4. What forces shaped the development of European cities?

  5. What was life like for women in the late 19th-Century?

  6. How did Jewish life in Europe change in the late 19th-Century?

  7. What role did the socialist and labor movements play in late 19th-Century politics?

Chapter Outline:

  1. Population trends and migration

  2. The 2nd Industrial Revolution

III. The middle classes in ascendency

  1. Late-19th century urban life

  2. Varieties of late-19th century women’s experiences

  3. Jewish emancipation

VII. Labor, Socialism, and politics to WWI

VIII. In perspective

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