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In this European history worksheet, students respond to 8 multiple choice questions regarding the Bubonic Plague and the Reformation.
Students research the role and value of sports in modern high schools which resemble the ancient Greek education. In this sports history lesson, students explore the meaning of aretê and evaluate an academic essay. Students find evidence in ancient Greek primary sources for and against the essay. Students determine whether the author's arguments apply to the high school sports culture.
In this historical perspectives activity, students read a 2-page selection about Northern Europe of the past and today and then respond to 5 short answer questions and compete a graphic organizer based on the information.
In this geography skills worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about Western Europe and then respond to 5 short answer questions and compete a graphic organizer based on the information.
Ever stop to think about why charities exist and when they started? Take a second to look through history and discover that giving has been apart of human society since ancient Rome. Jump to the US to uncover facts about our first charitable organizations such as the YMCA, The Red Cross, The United Way, and Live Aide.
How did the Russia we know today come to take shape? How did the Mongols make a lasting impact on the evolution of Russia? John Green discusses this history, including the nation's early separation from the Byzantine Empire and the reign of Ivan the Terrible in an engaging presentation.
Young scholars consider the insight to the past that oral histories can provide. They, in groups, analyze oral histories, prepare to interview a family member on their recollections of a historical event and then write a historical narrative.
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean trade routes, as well as reviews the importance of monsoon winds and the spread of products, ideas, and the religion of Islam. 
For such a complex and lengthy topic, Mr. Green does a great job of introducing and/or quickly summarizing the major tenets of Indian cultural and religious history, as well as the origins of Buddhism. Topics covered in this episode include the Vedas, caste system, Dharma, the Bhagavad Gita, Siddhartha Guatama, and the Eightfold Path.
"To understand the present, we have to imagine the future." In his final video in the series, the narrator discusses an array of considerations tied to globalization, such as the implications of individualism, our impact on the environment and unsustainable use of the planet's resources, and the world's recent dramatic ideological shift in a turn toward democracy. He is able to weave a general reflection of global history into a powerful consideration of humans as historical forces, and prompts learners to see our decisions in a broader context.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 43 multiple choice questions about Europe between the years of 1848 and 1871. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions about Europe between 1815 and 1848. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 45 multiple choice questions about European history between the years of 1871 and 1914. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students examine the aftermath of World War II. In this Marshall Plan lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the plan to rebuild Western Europe and its outcome.  Students respond to discussion questions regarding the lecture.
Seventh graders participate in a series of lessons that compares and contrasts the history of feudalism in Europe and Japan. They conduct research in order to comprehend any differences or similarities.
In this online interactive history activity, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about European history between 1848 and 1871.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions about the Napoleonic Era in Europe. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
For this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the rule of Napoleon Bonaparte. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive history worksheet, learners respond to 50 multiple choice questions about European history between 1815 and 1848. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive history learning exercise, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the Europe between the years 1871 and 1914.