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Examine the impact of Imperialism in relation to power and industrialization. There are three short answer questions for critical thinkers to respond to in this handout. They'll describe the relationship between Imperialism and industrialization, Japanese Imperial Power, and the relationship between Imperialism and Nationalism.
A great presentation awaits young historians as they delve into the causes, types, and motives for British Imperialism. Each slide provides clear information regarding new imperialism occurring from 1875-1948. Justifications for imperialism, as well as religious, economic, and nationalist reasons for imperialism are all well-covered in the presentation.
Define the causes and effects associated with American imperialism. This concise presentation defines and exemplifies how American imperialism effected domestic and international relationships. Topics covered are Manifest Destiny, acquisition of nearby islands, Yellow Journalism, Hearst and the Spanish-American war. Great classroom resource.
Showcase the effects of modernization of Japan. This is a well-put-together resource, great for taking notes, and providing clear information. The class learns about open trade with Japan, the Meiji Era, the Sino-Japanese War, and Japanese occupation of Korea. Great teaching tool to add to your PowerPoint collection.
One of the most intriguing eras in world history was the shift to Feudalism in Japan. Examine the causes and effects of Japan's religion, culture, borrowing from China, and rise to Feudalism. Facts are given about the Shogunate, Samauri, Buddhism, Heian Period, and early Japan. Have your students draw images representing each of the topics covered in this PowerPoint.
An excellent overview of historical Japanese culture, this presentation could carry through a world history unit or a lesson on the history of Japan. Especially interesting are the slides that compare Japanese armor and castles to other countries during the Medieval period.