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Imperialism: Beginnings and Basic StructureLesson Planet
10th - 12th
A great presentation awaits young historians as they delve into the causes, types, and motives for British Imperialism. Each slide provides clear information regarding new imperialism occurring from 1875-1948. Justifications for...
Eugenics and Francis Galton: Crash Course History of Science #23Lesson Planet
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Viewers l earn about the rise and fall of social Darwinism, eugenics, and flawed science during the 23rd episode of the Crash Course History of Science video series. The video covers if awesomeness is hereditary, the invention of birth...
Social Darwinism and American Laissez-faire CapitalismLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Students investigate Social Darwinism. In this government systems lesson plan, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on the details of Social Darwinism and American laissez-faire capitalism. Students respond to discussion...
The Evolutionary Epic: Crash Course Big History #5Lesson Planet
15 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
In the timeline of history, Stegosaurus and Tyrannosaurus rex lived further apart from each other than Tyrannosaurus rex and humans. The fifth Crash Course-Big History video in a series of 16 introduces the concept of evolution. It...
Joe McCarthy and the Red ScareLesson Planet
11th CCSS: Adaptable
In the 1950s, how did the Red Scare and the actions of Senator Joseph McCarthy affect the American people? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents on the Red Scare, participate in a "find the Communist" simulation,...
Coming to America: U.S. ImmigrationLesson Planet
10th - 11th
Analyze primary source documents relating the conditions under with prompted American immigration. Learners will analyze information in order to create a six-panel pamphlet. Much of the lesson is not available but the key objectives are....
Imperialism Political Cartoon AssessmentLesson Planet
7th - 12th
To fully understand the concept of imperialism prior to WWI, the students create a political cartoon. This cartoon should illustrate the imperialistic tendencies the world had prior to the war. Students choose one of six topics for...
What Was South Carolina's Role in the Spanish American War?Lesson Planet
Seventh graders investigate the role of South Carolina in the Spanish American War. In this imperialism lesson, 7th graders analyze primary documents and photographs, in collaborative groups, to determine how the state was involved in...