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Students study the elements of change in history. They explain the rise of nationalism and its consequences. Students trace the origins of and basis for the concepts of liberty, individual freedom, private property, rights, and representative government. They explain the development of monarchy.
In this world history learning exercise, students explain how the death of Suleyman I, rise of nationalism, geopolitics, construction of the Suez canal, and discovery of oil in Persia contributed to the decline of Muslim states as they complete a graphic organizer and answer 2 short answer questions.
Young scholars read and respond to a history of Korea. For this occupation lesson, students work in groups to research the effects of Japanese occupation and create an illustrated timeline. Young scholars listen to a lecture and write an acrostic. Students create and write a newspaper on the occupation of Korea by the Japanese from the point of view of various groups.
Students examine World War I and its consequences. For this World War I lesson, students watch the Discovery video "World War I and Its Aftermath." Students then research how nationalism contributed to the spread of the war and participate in a debate regarding nationalism.
High schoolers discuss problems immigrants may have when coming to a new country. They take on the role of a law maker from the era and create an action plan and policy based on samples they read (links provided). Students discuss ways their plans would have benefitted a character in the book. They read and discuss current labor laws.
Ninth graders use literature to understand the Renaissance and Reformation. In this European history lesson, 9th graders read Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame and compare its elements to the "95 Theses" and "Justification of Faith" that Martin Luther wrote about the Roman Catholic Church. Students identify current events that feature corruption and power and then write persuasive pieces about misuse of power.
Students investigate the history of the law of war. In this international law instructional activity, 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.
Get your geographers thinking with this global history and geography standardized practice test. Class members respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography. Images, maps, and political cartoons throughout give a more dynamic look to the test layout.
Fifth graders investigate the Victorian era by participating in Victorian style activities. In this World History lesson, 5th graders read about the traditions and customs of men and woman from the Victorian era and how the industrial revolution changed their world forever. Students create a cornucopia and mirror valentine in the classic Victorian style.
Eleventh graders explore the rise of antisemitism in the United States in the early 20th century. After reading a passage concerning one man's ordeal, 11th graders discuss how the civil rights of minority groups has been viewed in America. Reading and test materials are included.