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The Age of Revolution

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Book Description

In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, revolutionary movements toppled monarchies and gave rise to republics in the United States, France, and Latin America. Around the same time, the Industrial Revolution transformed economies, while Russia’s 1917 revolution represented a pivot from this revolutionary era into the modern era. This series explores each of these revolutions, from the prior political, economic, and societal conditions to the grievances that built into an eruption of popular anger and social upheaval. The immediate aftermath and global ripple effects over time are also considered: Includes bios of major military, political, and economic figures, Traces how life changed for ordinary citizens through these major events, Aligns with social studies standards.


Number of Titles: 5

Interest Level: Grades 7-12

Guided Reading Level: Z

Lexile Level: 1350-1480

Copyright: ©2016

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