Unit 5

UNIT V: Social Change and Political Revolution

Unit 5 Notes and Journals

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How does a political revolution impact the individual?


McKay, et al. A History of Western Society. Chapter 17, pp.540-571 and Chapter 18, pp. 574-606


Mon 11/30

Intro to Unit V: Review Agricultural Revolution

T/W 12/1-12/2

Read text pp. 546-554, SA 1 and 2; IBs 1-4; DBQ Peer Review.

Thurs. 12/3

Read text pp. 554-570; SA 3-4

Fri. 12/4

DQ 1; IBs 5-14; Quiz 5.1

Mon. 12/7

Read text pp. 576-586; Start DQ 2 in class

T/W 12-8/9:

Finish DQ in class; IBs 15-16; Start homework

Thurs. 12/10:

Reading text pp. 586-596; SA 5-8; IBs 17-21

Fri. 12/11:

Read text pp. 596-605, SA 9-14, IBs 21-28, Notebook Check 5.1;Quiz 5.2; Review

Mon. 12/14

Cumulative Review Units 1-5

Tues. 12/15

Cumulative Review Units 1-5

W/Th/F 12/16-12/18

12-16 Periods 1-2 Finals

12-17, Periods 3-4 Finals

12-18, Periods 5-6 Finals

Winter Break

Winter Break – School closed 12/21/15-1/4/2016

Tues 1/5/2016

Begin 2nd Semester. Periods 1-6 all week for the 1st week


1.     How did mercantilism and the growth of trade impact international relations, Atlantic economy, and the Atlantic Slave trade?

2.     Outline the significant facts comparing the family life, working patterns, pre-marital sex practices and attitudes, childcare, and education of pre-industrial Europe to present-day (post-industrial) patterns.


1.  Compare and explain the population trends of the 17th and 18th centuries.

2.  Explain how and/or why the textile industry is the best example of the putting out system.

3. Answer the questions on page 556 in Short Answer Form.

4. Answer the questions on page 565 in Short Answer Form.

5. Describe the influence of popular Literature from 1600-1800.

6. Describe the impact of the types of leisure and recreational activities people did in their free time.

7. Describe the typical diet and nutritional intake of people in early modern Europe.

8. Discuss the link between diet and individual health found in early modern Europe.

9. Explain the factors and the overall impact of the consumer revolution.

10. Discuss the import and influence of the institutional church in European social life.

11. Describe the causes and effects of the Protestant revival of eighteenth century Europe.

12. Describe the practices in Catholicism typical of eighteenth-century Europe.

13. Describe the medical practices typical to early modern Europe.

14. Discuss hospitals, hospital practices, and experimental medicine in early modern Europe.

I.B.’s: “Important because . . .”

1) cottage industry/domestic industry; 2) putting-out system;  3) flying shuttle;
4) Industrious Revolution; 5) guilds system 6) Economic Liberalism
7) Navigation Acts; 8) Seven Years War;  9) Treaty of Paris 1763 (terms and effects); 10) Battle of Quebec*; 11) James Wolfe*; 12) creoles; 13) mestizos*; 14) English (British) East India Company; 15) extended family; 16) nuclear family; 17)Lent;
18) Carnival; 19) “poor people’s food” ; 20) scurvy; 21) gout;  22) John Wesley; 23)Pietism  24)St. Vincent de Paul*; 25) bloodletting 26) cauterizing; 27) midwife;
28) Edward Jenner;

*Item not found in text