History of Europe Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach History of Europe.

  • 4 Student Essays
  • 11 Encyclopedia Articles
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The History of Europe Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (11)

4,267 words, approx. 15 pages
European Strike Wave Europe 1865 Synopsis The Industrial Revolution, which began in England in the late 1700s, spread eastward across the European continent and into Russia by the late 1800s. Througho... Read more
19,562 words, approx. 66 pages
The Enlightenment. The cultural movement known as the Enlightenment emerged in the late seventeenth century as a reaction against two dominant institutions: the Roman Catholic Church and the absolutis... Read more
1,641 words, approx. 6 pages
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20,343 words, approx. 68 pages
European Religious Prospects. By the eighteenth century, European Christianity in general, and the Roman Catholic Church in particular, had largely recovered from the political and moral difficulties ... Read more
22,434 words, approx. 75 pages
Two Revolutions. The French Revolution of 1789 and the Industrial Revolution had major repercussions in the modern era, not only on political and economic history but also on European family and socia... Read more
23,007 words, approx. 77 pages
Between Two Wars. Two world wars serve to frame the historical era between 1750 and 1914: the Seven Years' War (1756-1763), whose American component was the French and Indian War (1754-1763), and the ... Read more
27,584 words, approx. 92 pages
Monarchies. In 1750 all the major states of Europe except Great Britain were headed by monarchies in which one man theoretically held absolute authority. Over the course of the eighteenth, nineteenth,... Read more
22,610 words, approx. 76 pages
New Era. In 1750 the British Isles and the European continent were on the verge of enormous change. Innovations in farming would increase the food supply; more children would survive childhood; the po... Read more
15,378 words, approx. 52 pages
Growing Interdependence. During the nineteenth century a series of technological innovations and political transformations dramatically reshaped communications at a global level. As a result of indust... Read more
6,379 words, approx. 22 pages
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6,853 words, approx. 23 pages
Time of Change. The period from 1750 to 1914 was truly revolutionary for Europe. First, the economic base was transformed by industrialism, which caused state societies to become predominantly urban f... Read more