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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 16 Views 93 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 25 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 23 Views 109 Downloads
Imperialism: Beginnings and Basic Structure
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.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 61 Downloads
The Dutch, French, and Italian Empires, and the Results of Imperialism
Consider the results of imperialism by taking a critical look at the Dutch, French, and Italian empires. An outline of geography and a timeline of major events are presented for each of the countries. Pros and cons lists relating the results of imperialism is also included.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 5 Views 16 Downloads
Imperialism Old and New
If your really want your history class to know everything about old and new imperialism, look no further. This 58-slide presentation depicts, describes, and explains everything from 19th Century expansion and the Congress of Berlin to the Russo-Japanese War and the Boxer Rebellion.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 38 Downloads
The Amazing Life and Strange Death of Captain Cook
View this presentation to take a look into the life and death of Captain James Cook. The video also includes an overview of imperialism, colonization of Australia and New Zealand, and the ritual structure of early Hawaiian culture.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Academic Challenge: Imperialism
Eighth graders investigate how America became a world power. In 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 8 Views 38 Downloads
Writing Exercises: Imperialism I
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.
7th - 9th Language Arts 14 Views 47 Downloads
Imperialism: J.A. Hobson (1902)
J.A. Hobson was a popular writer, economist, and critic of Imperialism. Learners will read a short excerpt from one of his publications and answer two, two-part questions regarding his views on Western imperialism in Asia. Tip: Ask your class; Does this view differ than views of imperialism today?
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Writing Exercises: Collapse of European Imperialism, #1
WWII led to a collapse in colonial empires Europe had created prior to the turn of the century. Budding historians examine the fall of Imperialism through expository writing. They compose three responses that discuss the role of the Indian caste system, European imperialism, and its collapse after WWII.
9th - 11th Language Arts 10 Views 27 Downloads
Writing Exercise: Collapse of European Imperialism #2
Three excellent writing prompts await your social studies class. They'll consider the reasons for the collapse of European imperialism. They'll use the five W's to answer each question in paragraph form.
10th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 9 Downloads
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
The "New" European Imperialism
Discuss European Imperialism using this resource. This is an online world history activity. 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 29 Views 182 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 38 Views 100 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 7 Views 28 Downloads
Imperialism in the Middle East and Southwest Asia
Imperialism in the Middle East is the topic of this PowerPoint. View, take notes, and learn how Britain, France, Russia, and Germany all have imperialistic interests in the Middle East and Southwest Asia. Comprehension questions are included to check for content understanding.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 8 Views 37 Downloads
Imperialism in China
China has been through many changes over the last two centuries. This slideshow takes a look at the effects imperialism and European contact had on Chinese government. Images, well-organized information, and a complete outline make this a great classroom resource.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 7 Views 51 Downloads
The Collapse of Imperialism in Africa
Who owned what in Africa? How did Africa regain its independence? These are the big questions in this slide-show. It discusses French, British, and Dutch Imperialism, along with the movements that helped Africa shake the Colonial yoke. This presentation is clear, easy to follow, and includes review questions.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 10 Views 73 Downloads