Story of Mankind: Revolutions
1. American Revolution: Democracy is Born (0-4:45)
a. How long did the American Revolution take?
b. What idea spread worldwide because of the American Revolution?
c. List 2 other countries that were inspired by the American Revolution?
2. Industrial Revolution: Factories and Railroads (4:45-16:30)
What invention changed how the world made things?
What kind of workplace was created from the Industrial Revolution?
What natural resource runs factories?
A train can run _______ times faster than a human could travel on their own.
What nationality were most immigrants that worked on the railroad?
What are 2 benefits of the railroad?
Why are cities the perfect breeding ground for disease?
What was the number one cause of death in the world?
What disease doubles in number within hours?
What does Doctor John Snow discover?
How does Doctor Snow find the source of the Cholera?
What was the “Great Stink?”
3. Mapping the Spread of Disease (16:30-28:37)
4. Opium Trade Conflicts (28:37-36:10)
What country does Great Britain challenge?
Where does opium come from?
What does opium do when you consume it?
How many Chinese become addicted to opium?
How did the Chinese emperor try to send a message to the British to not sell opium?
China had a stronger manpower (population), but Britain had what advantage?
What country had the largest empire in world history?
What type of labor did the US rely on in the mid-1800’s?
What weapon advancement gave an advantage during the Civil War?
How many will die during the American Civil War?
What medical advancements occurred during the Civil War?
What is one way industrial advancements helped the north during the war?
5. American Civil War (36:10-