Concepts: Evidence, continuity & change
The important features of the modern period (1750 - 1918).
The technological innovations that led to the Industrial Revolution, and other conditions that influenced the industrialisation of Britain and of Australia.
Communicating and reflecting
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- Analyse to examine in detail in order to discover meaning, essential features, etc
- Evidence-based conclusions must be based on the best available evidence. Conclusions can be based on the best available evidence only if the evidence is consistently and systematically identified, evaluated and selected.
- Industrialisation refers to the transformation of agrarian-rural societies to industrial-urban societies that are dominated by manufacturing and services.
- Innovation is a new thing or a new method of doing something. eg: ...the transformation wrought by the technological innovations of the industrial age.
- International relations the study of the relations of states with each other and with international organisations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies, political parties, and interest groups).
- Settlement pattern A settlement pattern means the shape of a settlement. The shape of early settlements was usually influenced by the surrounding landscape.
- Technological means relating to or associated with technology. eg: ...an era of very rapid technological change.
Features of the modern world
- Industrial revolution powered Britain to global pre-eminence and initiated social reform.
Spread of the Industrial Revolution
Encyclopædia Britannica. (n.d.). Industrial Revolution. [Image]. Britannica School. Retrieved December 2, 2021, from https://school-eb-com-au.db.plcscotch.wa.edu.au/levels/high/assembly/view/232558
Example of Books
- World War 1 | Causes, course & consequences byCall Number: 940.3 GUEISBN: 9780333502273Publication Date: 1990
- Remembrance byCall Number: 940.4 ATKISBN: 9781743467503Publication Date: 2014
- Australia and the First World War, 1914-18 byCall Number: 940.4 MACISBN: 9781741240894Publication Date: 2004
- Factories byCall Number: 942.07 HENPublication Date: 1969
- The Industrial Revolution byCall Number: 942.08 CASPublication Date: 1975
- The Rise of Industrial Society in England | 1815-1885 byCall Number: 942.08 CHEPublication Date: 1964