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Students consider the success of democracies in Eastern Europe. In this government systems lesson, students research the implementation of democratic practices and rule in the countries of Eastern Europe following the Cold War. Students also discuss and rank the characteristics of democracies.
There have been a lot of changes in China over the last century. This presentation begins with the fall of the Qing Dynasty and the revolution that led to the adoption of Communism. It highlights the Republican Revolution, Chinese Nationalism, The Kuomintang, the rise of Communism, Mao Zedong, and ends with the Cultural Revolution in the 1960's. Add this worthwhile resource to your collection.
Students identify and interpret issues of Nativism and Protectionism in early 20th Century America. They analyze the roots of anti-immigrant movements in the Post-World War One United States. Finally, students identify and explore the differences between capitalism and communism through the use of cartoons.
Students participate in a closed-market simulation to experience the characteristics of communism. In this communism lesson, students evaluate pohotgraphs of Russian students and compare them to American students. Students take a quiz and purchase candy from a store based on a communist system. Students discuss and write a paper comparing and contrasting communism and capitalism.
Exploring the patterns and themes between Korea, Cuba, and Vietnam, including pre and post-U.S. involvement, this lecture reinforces the concept of history repeating itself. Corrupt regimes, the emergence of Communism and redistribution of wealth, and various attempts by the U.S. to stabilize each government all tie these nations together through the second part of the 20th century. Here is an excellent auxiliary for the end of a Cold War unit.
In this World Tourism Day worksheet, students complete activities such as read the passage, match the phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice fill in, correct the spelling, put text in correct order, unscramble the sentences, take a survey, and write all about World Tourism Day. Students complete 12 activities.