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Critical analysis skills can be built in a variety of ways. Using editorial cartoons (both domestic and foreign) learners will consider how American Imperialism was perceived during the late 19th century. Critical thinking questions, political cartoons, and full procedure are all included.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 13 Views 89 Downloads
Academic Challenge: Imperialism
Eighth graders investigate how America became a world power. For this Imperialism lesson, 8th graders research the attempts of the United States to engage in Imperialistic behavior in the early 20th century. Students compare the foreign policy of the nation of the Imperialistic era to today's.
8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 33 Downloads
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 13 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students explore the concept of Imperialism. In this foreign policy lesson, students examine the policies of the US and other countries through time. Students then create a political cartoon of their own and create a timeline that represents their understanding on the issues.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 76 Downloads
Lessons in Looking: Imperialism Cartoons
Using a Smartboard, learners break apart symbolism found in a political cartoon published in 1902. They work to analyze the cartoon in terms of US Imperialism occurring in the late 1890s. All necessary materials are included in this well designed lesson.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 103 Downloads
Introduction to Imperialism
Seventh graders examine the implications of American Imperialism. In this Imperialism lesson, 7th graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress in order to understand the U.S. involvement in the Spanish American War.
7th Social Studies & History 12 Views 77 Downloads
New Review Japan in the World Since 1945
What have US-Japanese relations been like since the conclusion of World War II? Why do some commentators identify Japan's postwar years as a subordinate independence? Invite your young historians to research Japan's status in the world community following the end of an era of Japanese imperialism, as well as Japan's subsequent political and economic development as a nation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Analyzing Sources on Imperialism
Ninth graders explore the concept of imperialism. In this imperialism lesson, 9th graders analyze primary sources regarding British imperialism in Africa. Students analyze the sources for credibility as they gain an understanding of the independence movements in Africa after World War II.
9th Social Studies & History 27 Views 139 Downloads
The "New" European Imperialism
Discuss European Imperialism using this resource. This is an online world history worksheet. Learners answer 20 questions regarding the new European Imperialism using drop-down menus to select their answers for each question. They can submit their answers to be scored.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 179 Downloads
How Did British Imperialism and Colonization Impact India?
How did British imperialism and colonization impact India? Uncover how India was considered to be Britain's most valuable colony, how Europe's Industrial Revolution affected India, and the beginnings of the East India Company. A short, but clear, explanation of colonialisms' impact on India.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 31 Views 95 Downloads
U.S. Imperialism PowerPoint Project
Eighth graders explore U.S. Imperialism. They explain why stronger countries take control of weaker countries. Students research Imperialism in other parts of the world. In groups, 8th graders create a PowerPoint presentation discussing their findings.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
Views Concerning U.S. Imperialism after the Spanish-American War
Students research the impact of American Imperialism. In this Spanish-American War lesson, students visit the listed Web sites to discover details about the war and its effects. Students use the information they locate to participate in a debate over Imperialistic activities.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 51 Downloads
U.S. Imperialism: The Spanish American War
Eleventh graders study the concept of Imperialism. In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze a map of the United States during the age of Imperialism. Students debate the role of Theodore Roosevelt during this time.
11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 46 Downloads
Imperialism and Expansion: Part 1
Students explore the era of imperialism and expansion of the United States. In this American history instructional activity, students play a game regarding the U.S. attempts to expand the nation in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 109 Downloads
Eleventh graders analyze the rise of the U.S. to its role as a world power in the 20th century. They read and analyze text, and write an essay identifying the cause and effect of imperialism and the various ways the U.S. attempted to build an empire.
11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 17 Downloads
Imperialism Political Cartoon Assessment
To fully understand the concept of imperialism prior to WWI, the students create a political cartoon. This cartoon should illustrate the imperialistic tendencies the world had prior to the war. Students choose one of six topics for their cartoon to deal with along with a written explanation and/or summary of their cartoon discussing the message it should convey.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 61 Downloads
Tenth graders examine patterns of global change in the era of New Imperialism. In small groups, they simulate the establishment of a colony, researching items needed, and creating posters that present a map, flora and fauna, and main aspects of the colony.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads