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Imperialism in Africa
This presentation is light on text and jumps around a bit, but may be a good resource for review. Learners complete two writing tasks, consider a quote from Cecil Rhodes, and review reasons for British Colonization in Africa.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 12 Downloads
Political European Motives in Africa
In this African colonization instructional activity, middle schoolers respond to 4 short answer questions that accompany a reading selection about political motives in Africa. Students also complete a graphic organizer based on the selection.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 34 Views 136 Downloads
Students listen to a lecture on the geography of sub-Sahara Africa. They then make a poster that illustrates the various landforms and climates that can be found in Africa. Students listen to a lecture on the diversity of African cultures. They write a diary entry that chronicles what slaves or slave owners went through on the trans-Atlantic voyage of a slave ship.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
The New Imperialism: 1869-1914
Oh my goodness! This presentation covers a lot of ground. From the imperialist ideology that led to the colonization of the African continent, to the technological advancements that made it possible, this slide show has it all. Use in conjunction with a unit on industrialization, expansion of the global economy, American expansion, and colonization.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 11 Views 62 Downloads
Western Civilizations, Chapter 22: Imperialism and Colonialism
Display the power of an image to your historians using this image analysis tool, one of many great learning strategies featured in this online western civilizations resource. Although designed for use alongside a text, the site stands alone well.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 8 Views 6 Downloads
Has the United States always been an empire? This video is packed with information on America's endeavors during the age of new imperialism, including the displacement of indigenous peoples through territorial acquisition, how wars were used to annex several areas such as Hawaii and the Philippines to be used as gateways to Latin American and Chinese markets, the Spanish-American War, and atrocities committed during the Philippine War at the turn of the twentieth century.
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
African Women – Yesterday and Today
Students use the powers of the Internet to discover some of the secrets to the continent of Africa. In this African studies lesson plan, students gain an understanding of contemporary African culture from a female perspective. Students identify similarities and differences between contemporary Africa and their culture as they confront stereotypes of African women and children/teens.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 28 Downloads
Tribes And Tribulations
Students explore South African history from pre-colonial times to today. They create a timeline of important events in South African history and reflect on connections between this timeline and the existence of tribal traditions in the country.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 115 Downloads
Students research important issues in Africa and how the concerns are being addressed both nationally and internationally. They prepare briefing presentations for the American President to influence concerns of foreign policy.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 14 Downloads
Africa Vocabulary Game
In this African word search worksheet, students search the puzzle for the African vocabulary words located on the sheet. There are 36 words/phrases to locate in the puzzle that relate to the Age of Imperialism in Africa.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 13 Views 29 Downloads
China - the Geography of European Imperialism - Spheres of Influence in China
Ninth graders create a map of China. They identify the various spheres of influence carved out by the Imperialist powers of Europe as well as locating geographical features of china and major cities. They explain the global impact of imperialism and political and social reform in China.
9th Social Studies & History 7 Views 51 Downloads
Determine who colonized various areas in Africa in the late 1800s. Listed are 68 different locations. Each location needs to be identified and labeled on the provided map. Discuss how colonization effected different regions in Africa with regard to culture, language, and politics.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Shooting of an Elephant
George Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant" is the focus of this reading and writing lesson. After reading the essay, research the British control of Africa and Burma at the time the essay was written (1936). Additionally, pupils write a summary of the Burmese political situation, and describe the main message of the piece.
7th - 9th Language Arts 5 Views 36 Downloads
Africa Speaks Out; A World History Lesson on the Effects of Colonialism on Africa
Learners study the effects of colonialism on Africa. In this world history lesson plan, students identify and locate the colonial powers within Africa as well as the make-up of Africa today as they read and analyze writings/readings from multiple perspectives.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 58 Views 336 Downloads