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Railroads & the Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History (12:30)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 02:15 How did widespread railways help bring the Industrial Revolution to more people?
  2. 03:40 How did railroads shape our ideas of space and time?
  3. 07:40 What were some arguments that people in the Long Nineteenth Century used against railroads?
  4. 09:00 What effect does John Green argue industrialization had on our worldview about progress?
  5. 11:30 How does John Green argue that the Internet is like the railroad?