LONG 19TH CENTURY REVOLUTIONS

Historians use the term "periodization" to describe our attempt to divide history into eras. These time periods normally have an event or change that constitutes the beginning and another that serves as the endpoint.

THE LONG 19TH CENTURY

The Long 19th Century refers to a time period of incredible change across the world. It is called "Long" because most historians consider this period to last more than 100 years from about 1750 to 1914.

Compelling Questions

  • How was the world change from 1750-1914?

  • Why was the Long 19th Century important?

  • What event or change should be considered the start of the Long 19th Century?

  • Which change or event in the Long 19th Century was most important? Why?