Rise of Nationalism Teacher Resources
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War and International Law: A Brief History of the Law of War
Students investigate the history of the law of war. In this international law 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.
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, 2009
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.
Students develop a class definition of folklore. In groups, they read various folklores and discuss the loss of independence and how to survive. They answer discussion questions and compare the folklore tales to art. To end the activity, they discover how past and present folklore has changed over time and compare it to the blues found in the Delta.
State of Mind: Inventing the American Identity
Learners define national identity, explain importance of having national identity, describe America's national identity, work together and formulate class vision of what America's national identity is, identify United States symbols and explain how they express national identity of country, interpret documents and other artifacts for their contributions to national identity, and identify historical and modern day heroes who personify America's identity.
Workers in Factories During the Gilded Age
Seventh graders experience what life was like in the factories during the Gilded Age. They explore the reasons behind the move for work place reforms during the Progressive Era. Students discuss the factors that led to work place reforms.
Fifth graders investigate the Victorian era by participating in Victorian style activities. For 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.
John F. Kennedy
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 11 short answer and essay questions about the achievements of John F. Kennedy. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, June 18, 2003
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
They Also Flew
Young scholars research the Tuskegee Airmen and the Flygirls of World War II. They write an account of one of the flyers of what they think happened.
Democracy: An Introduction.
Students study the U.S. Constitutional System and how it compares with forms of democracy that developed in ancient Greece and Rome. They list and explain the requirements it takes to form a society to be considered a nation.
Transportation and Westward Movement
Eighth graders discover how Westward movement prompted transportation improvements. In this Westward Movement lesson plan, 8th graders listen to a lecture about nationalism in the 1800's and complete the provided map analysis activity.
On a Pilgrimage
Sixth graders engage in a variety of learning experiences surrounding the study of the Middle Ages. They construct a map of Europe, create a graphic organizer for the hierarchy of feudalism, design their own family crest, and write their own "Canterbury Tale."
Local and Global Sustainability Unit
Students examine the characteristics that define a sustainable community at the local and global level. They create and prioritize a list of traits, read and discuss a magazine article, and create a poster.
Recipe for Revolution
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.
Young scholars cognitively connect what would be important to a family that was enduring the Depression. They illustrate what would have been present in someone's home during the late 1920's and early 1930's. Students provide rationale for the examples they have chosen. They compare and contrast similarities and differences between a move today and a move in the early 20th century.
Europeans Claim Muslim Lands
In this Europeans Claim Muslim Lands worksheet, students how several factors contributed to the decline of Muslim states. There are two optional extended writing prompts.
Writing Exercise: The Rise of European Nation-States I
Here is a cross-curricular writing exercise. Although limited in its ability to entice learners, this worksheet on the Rise of European Nation-States has learners responding to 3 clear and simple prompts, each of which could lead to deeper research. Historians outline the decline of feudalism in the context of nation-states, nationalism as a source of conflict, and the importance of this time in European history. This would be a good reading companion.
Students visualize where the Korean Peninsula is located and what are some neighboring countries. They read a handout giving background information on Korea's 20th centuy history and Truman's Statement and answer questions in their notebook.
Warm and Cold Air
Students examine what happens to air when it is heated or cooled. They conduct an experiment using bottles and balloons, record and discuss their observations, and write a hypothesis.
The Tulas Race Riots
Students investigate the history of the race riots of Tulsa, Oklahoma. They describe personal experiences related to family and culture in order to make comparisons to the history that is researched. Then students report the findings to the class.