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Understand the unique character of the American Revolution, its spread to other parts of the world, and its continuing significance to other nations.
Explain how the ideology of the French Revolution led France to develop from constitutional monarchy to democratic despotism to the Napoleonic empire.
Discuss how nationalism spread across Europe with Napoleon but was repressed for a generation under the Congress of Vienna and Concert of Europe until the Revolutions of 1848.
Students analyze the effects of the Industrial Revolution in England, France, Germany, Japan, and the United States.
Analyze why England was the first country to industrialize.
Examine how scientific and technological changes and new forms of energy brought about massive social, economic, and cultural change (e.g., the inventions and discoveries of James Watt, Eli Whitney, Henry Bessemer, Louis Pasteur, Thomas Edison).