18th Century Treaties and Acts Teacher Resources
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This presentation reviews the ins and outs of nineteenth century imperialism. The narrator discusses the colonization of Africa in great detail, and delves into the effects of industrialization, superior technology, and widespread disease on the imperialistic motivations of European powers.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using Political Cartoons to Understand Historical Events
Examine historical perspectives through the use of political cartoons. Learners complete analysis activities related to the president's title, the establishment of the national bank, and the Jay Treaty.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 99 Downloads
The American Revolution: Moving West and South
Middle schoolers examine several letters to the editor from both a local newspaper and national newspapers. After reviewing current letters, they write a letter to the editor of an 18th-century newspaper expressing their opinion about the American Revolution.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 32 Views 99 Downloads
Ship of the Line
Students discover boats by researching 18th century ships. In this Naval history lesson, students identify and describe the different components of an 18th century naval ship after researching information on the Internet. Students complete a Naval Ship worksheet and practice using discovery vocabulary terms.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
China Resists Outside Influences
There is no doubt about it, world history is exciting! Use this slide show to tell the tale of Emperor Qianlong, the Opium Wars, The Boxer Rebellion, and nationalist reform provided by Empress Dowager. Images and easy-to-follow text make this a great classroom resource.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 17 Views 50 Downloads
What Made George Washington a Good Military Leader?
Young scholars list qualities they believe made George Washington an effective military leader. They discuss some difficulties Washington faced as Commander-in-Chief and describe his response to the Newburgh Conspiracy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 17 Downloads
Tea, Taxes, and the American Revolution
Rather than simply summarizing the events that led to the American Revolution, have your learners listen as John Green offers some interesting points to be used as discussion or writing prompts in your review of the war. Green details early American colonies as self-governing entities, brings to light some hypocrisies of the War for Independence, and concludes by discussing the influence of the Enlightenment.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 34 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true value lies in the reproductions of such major historical documents as the United States Declaration of Independence, the Haitian Declaration of Independence, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 147 Views 101 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review A New Bedford Voyage!
A thorough set of activities, articles, and reference material can enlighten your class about the history of whaling in New England. Kids travel back to a time when whale products were valuable and hunting whales was a way to help the blooming American economy.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 7 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring George Washington's Leadership
Students examine primary documents to determine whether or not George Washington was an honest leader. In this presidential history lesson, students evaluate Washington's leadership prior to and during his presidency. Guided reading activities are included with this lesson.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 11 Downloads
"We, the People": New Voices in the Constitutional Debates
Students study the goals set out for the Constitution. They examine the resolutions arrived at to resolve three major conflicts which arose during the writing of the Constitution. They discuss or write down a one-sentence summary of what goals the Preamble sets out for the Constitution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 55 Downloads
Diplomatic Misunderstandings: Indian Treaties and the Black Hawk War
High schoolers examine and discuss the U.S./Native American treaty process of the early 19th century. They write essays describing the events behind the 1804 and 1816 treaties, and their assessment of U.S. diplomatic interactions with the Indians.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
East Timor: The World's Newest Country
This isn't just a hand-out or a reading passage; it's more like a mini book on the history, colonization, independence, and culture of the South East Asian country of Timor. There are extensive readings and discussion questions for learners to address.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 14 Views 20 Downloads
Lesson 4: Leadership in Victory: One Last Measure of the Man
Learners examine George Washington's contributions to the United States. In this George Washington instructional activity, students study the qualities that made Washington a military leader. Learners also explore the Newburgh Conspiracy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The American Revolution: Causes
Learners investigate taxation of the American colonist by the British which led to the revolution. In this American Revolution lesson, students analyze a poem called Revolution Tea, and then work in small groups to present an oral interpretation of the poem.
6th - 8th Language Arts 20 Views 72 Downloads
Choosing Sides: The Native Americans' Role in the American Revolution
Students analyze the different roles assumed by various Native American tribes during the American Revolution. They examine the issues involved for Native Americans in choosing the British or the American side of the conflict, such as maintaining trade or preserving homelands.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 35 Views 74 Downloads
The Last Abortion Clinic: Key Constitutional Issues of the Abortion Debate
Learners discuss the Constitution of the United States and its amendments, then apply this discussion by creating a "Who should Decide What?" list, based upon their ideas about whether controversial issues such as abortion and medical marijuana should be
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 15 Downloads