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Crash Course: The Modern Revolution (13:25)

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. 02:51 Why did European explorations to other areas of the work mark a significant change to collective learning and why did these explorations begin in the mid- to late-fifteenth century
  2. 04:20 The connection of the four world zones was immediately profitable for Europeans and for us but what were some of the negative effects?
  3. 07:56 How is the Industrial Revolution the result of years of collective learning?
  4. 08:30 How did the Industrial Revolution spark a different kind of adaptive radiation?
  5. 12:08 Why did industrialization begin in Great Britain and not in some other part of the world?