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Students examine the instances in history in which groups of people were segregated by race or ethnicity. After reading an article, they discover how apartheid impacted people's attempt to an education. Using the internet, they research various apartheid policies and write a perspective of people who lived in South Africa during these times.
6th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 82 Downloads
The Legacy of Imperialism
Tenth graders research the historical background of a chosen country. They analyze the effects of Imperialism from a personal, historic, and modern-day perspective. They formulate a postion regarding the effects of Imperialism in their chosen country.
10th Social Studies & History 37 Views 153 Downloads
African Women – Yesterday and Today
Young scholars 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. Young scholars 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 6 Views 28 Downloads
Is Gandhi Right: Analyzing His Ideas
Pupils explore the connection between Gandhi and the Independence Movement in India. In this lesson on social change, students examine the ideas of Gandhi to analyze non violent change. Pupils consider the impact of British imperialism in India and current issues around the world today.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 12 Views 63 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
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 11 Views 36 Downloads
The Scramble for Africa: Ch 27
This presentation is a gem. It begins with 20 questions aimed at guiding note taking and focusing student attention. Each slide or topic covered ties to one of the 20 questions. The class will learn about European conquest and need to dominate Africa including, Imperialism, Social Darwinism, Shaka's military, Boers, Rorke's Drift, and the Anglo-Zulu war.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 57 Downloads
Imperialism (1876 - 1914)
Using maps and images, you'll be able to trace the path of Imperialism that occurred from 1876 to 1914. While text is limited, the images are sure to aid you as you describe the scramble for Africa, the Boer War, British Imperialism, expansion into Asia, and the Boxer Rebillion.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 17 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 5 Views 71 Downloads
Africa, India, and the new British Empire: 1750-1870
Colonization, imperialism, invasion, and the expansion of the British Empire into Africa, India, and Asia are all covered here. This presentation highlights major events, rebellions, and cultural changes that came from British colonization.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 53 Downloads
European Colonialism in Africa
The uglier side of European colonization of Africa is detailed in these slides, which include pictures and information about the Belgian Congo, the Dutch South Africa, and Britain's ongoing tensions with the Boers. Students will be enlightened about the true meaning and implications of "The White Man's Burden" after seeing this presentation.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 107 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 6 Views 50 Downloads
Tenth graders examine the competition of European nations to annex territory in Africa. Students experience a group activity in which they decide on a name, develop a flag, and stack their territory by claiming furniture before the other groups can get it.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 31 Downloads