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Unit 5 Overview: Revolutions (10:57)

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 Why was the Japanese victory over the Russians shocking?
  2. 04:28 What was the most significant change in governance from the sixteenth century to the early nineteenth century?
  3. 05:02 Where did industrialization begin and how did it change society?
  4. 05:50 Why is it important to study these revolutions through social hierarchies?
  5. 06:52 How did national sovereignty and nationalism reshape governance?
  6. 07:49 How do the themes of technology and innovation, economic systems, humans and the environment, and governance relate to industrialization?
  7. 10:26 How did the Meiji Restoration transform Japan?