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Sixth graders create a human timeline. For this B.C. and A.D. time lesson, 6th graders examine the relationships among events on timelines as they use date cards to create a human timeline. Students also conduct research to design their own timelines regarding given time periods.
In need of a lot of information on the La Belle Époque and shifts in British and French government a the turn of the century? Well, here is a 79 slide presentation covering British and French history from 1870-1911. A fantastic resource to accompany a world history unit on the democratic beginnings of Britain and France.
Students study the Mexican Muralist Movement. They view a video and discuss the key names and dates from the Aztec times to the Mexican Revolution. They research art forms in the Mexican Muralist Movement and complete a chart. They write essays about public art and what it should include.
Who would win an election between Napoleon and Julius Caesar? Group your class up to analyze and discuss which of their given choices would make the best presidential candidate, given specific criteria. The potential candidate list includes historical figures such as, Napoleon, Jesse Owens, Abraham Lincoln, and Julius Caesar.
Students investigate the history of the law of war. In this international law lesson, students listen to a lecture regarding the history of international law spanning from Pax Romana to Collective Security. Students respond to discussion questions and collaborate to write international law recommendations for the 21st century.
A panoramic view of the European revolutions of the 19th century ties these slides together, which feature paintings and maps to illustrate the effects of each revolution. Details and information about the Greek, Belgian, French, and Polish Revolutions will help to put the time period after Napoleon's reign in context for your students. With some editing, the slides could be easier to read (some text and pictures overlap).
Established to "undo what Napoleon had done," the Congress of Vienna instituted many changes throughout Europe in the early 19th century - the details of which are included in this presentation. Maps and key decisions are outlined in these slides, which conclude with a question about the legacy of the Congress of Vienna.
Students study the concept of Revolution from several different angles including the Russian Revolution, the French Revolution and the Cultural Revolution. They participate in a series of games, readings and concept mapping to relate the essence of revolution from these particular examples.