Imperialism in Africa Teacher Resources
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In this Africa study guide activity, middle schoolers respond to 27 short answer questions about the geography and history of the continent.
Students explore their own ideas about inequality and property ownership and then examine South Africa's ongoing land disputes. They write an essay after researching several South African groups.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Young scholars analyze maps of Africa. They label physical features, tribal kingdoms, and European settlements, among other topics on the maps. They write reflective paragraphs on their work.
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. This would work well as a language arts reading comprehension activity, or as a cross-curricular lesson in a history class, as well as homeschool.
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. A five-star resource ready to make your next unit on Imperialism great.
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.
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.
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.
Students work from topics provided by the teacher to create a political cartoon that illustrates imperialism throughout the world, focusing on that which led up to World War One.
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. A text-driven resource intended to aid you in delivering a focused and comprehensive lecture.
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.
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.
In this Imperialistic America activity, 8th graders read the provided pages about the topic and then respond to 5 short answer critical thinking and main idea questions.
In this world history activity, students complete 2 graphic organizers to elaborate on the forces of imperialism and the division of Africa. Students also define 3 terms.
In this African history worksheet, students respond to 10 matching questions about British Imperialism and its effects on the continent.
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. They debrief and write about if this is the best way to establish a territory.