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150 resources with the concept communism

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Economic Schools of Thought

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes held different beliefs about economic systems that evolved from their predecessors, and then shaped by their countries' economic situations. A video from Crash Course Economics explains the...
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Economic Systems and Macroeconomics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What works better: a planned economy or a market economy? Join the global debate with a Crash Course video about macroeconomics and the differences between economic systems. With quotes from Adam Smith and Karl Marx guiding instruction,...
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Nothing Left to Lose

For Students 5th Standards
Learn the history behind some of the world's refugee populations with a reading passage about brothers who flee North Korea and settle in South Korea. After reading the informative article, pupils respond to multiple-choice questions to...
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End of the Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How significant was the Cold War during the 20th century? After reading and analyzing speeches by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, learners consider the historical context of foreign policy decisions made during the Cold War by both...
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DVD Lesson Plan: Thirteen Days

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Here you'll find a fine teacher reference for presenting the film Thirteen Days, a dramatic interpretation of the Cuban Missile Crisis during the Kennedy administration. It includes a brief description of the film, learning objectives, a...
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Joseph Stalin- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Why is Joseph Stalin characterized as one of the greatest villains of the twentieth century? From his succession to power after the Russian Revolution and industrialization of the Soviet Union, through the country's involvement in World...
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Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War—the United States or the Soviet Union? Your young historians will answer a question by looking closely at Cold War documents, which are provided in this resource alongside guiding questions...
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Henry Kissinger and Detente

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China evolve between 1950 and 1970? Your young historians will complete a timeline of events with evidence that the relationship between these two great nations was...
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Reading Guide for Fahrenheit 451

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you are reading Fahrenheit 451 in your class, you won't want to miss this comprehensive guide packed with guided reading questions, discussion prompts, and a list of suggested activities.
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The Cold War

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did the United States and the USSR seek ideological and strategic influence throughout the world during the Cold War? This video details the Soviet's creation of pro-communist governments in surrounding nations following World War II...
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1920's Magazine

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What a creative and engaging project to incorporate into your studies of the 1920s! Your young historians will work in groups to design a magazine discussing the political and cultural topics of the decade, each member writing one...
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Considering Communism

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Introduce your social studies lesson about communism with this four-minute video. A student narrates facts about communism and how it works in a society. Tip: After watching this video, have your students write a reflection paragraph...
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The Russian Revolution - Part 3/3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This three-part series concludes with primary source quotes, film from the time, and a real news narration that describes the rise of the Bolsheviks. Learners will be able to understand how difficult it is to maintain a peaceful...
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Cuban Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How did Fidel Castro's revolution affect the people of Cuba? Through a series of vivid images and light text, learners will consider life for Cubans under both Batista and Castro. The images can be used as discussion starters or to...
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Writing Exercises: Russian Revolution, #2

For Students 9th - 11th
Why did communism develop in an unindustrialized Russia? What human rights were violated under Joseph Stalin? And, how did the Soviet Union become industrialized? These are the writing prompts your class will work to answer with complete...
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Writing Exercises: Chinese Communist Revolution, #2

For Students 9th - 11th
Changes aren't always as easy as they seem, sometimes the require a revolution. Kids examine the role women play in modern China, compare and contrast the Chinese and American views of liberation, and describe Mao Zedong's role in the...
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Communist Revolution in China: Graphic Organizer

For Students 9th - 11th
What were the long and short-term causes and effects of the Chinese Communist Revolution? If your class is ready to find out, they can use this handy graphic organizer to collect their thoughts or notes. There are four boxes with plenty...
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Writing Exercises: Chinese Communist Revolution, #3

For Students 7th - 9th
The Chinese Communist Revolution, the massacre at Tiananmen Square, and market economy under Deng Xiaoping are the focus of this writing prompt. The class will respond to three short-answer prompts related to the Communist Revolution.
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Introduction to China

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Compare and contrast the distinctive characteristics of art forms from various cultural, historical, and social contexts, and describe how the same subject matter is represented differently in works of art across cultures and time...
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

For Teachers 11th
Begin reading The Crucible and form a foundation for your study with this presentation. Arthur Miller and the historical background of McCarthyism are covered at the beginning, followed by short descriptions of all the characters in the...
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

For Teachers 11th
Examine the life of Arthur Miller and the characters in one of his well-known plays, The Crucible. The first few slides give background information on Miller as well as Senator McCarthy and the blacklisted celebrities during the...
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Imperialism in China

For Teachers 8th - 10th
China has been through many changes over the last two centuries. This slideshow takes a look at the effects imperialism and European contact had on Chinese government. Images, well-organized information, and a complete outline make this...
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Revolution in China

For Teachers 9th - 11th
There have been a lot of changes in China over the last century. This presentation begins with the fall of the Qing Dynasty and the revolution that led to the adoption of Communism. It highlights the Republican Revolution, Chinese...
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Representing History: North Korea - Behind the Wire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This unit focuses on the differences between North and South Korea as they are seen from an American point of view. Learners view the Frontline documentary, "North Korea Suspicious Minds," complete a series of handouts, read a variety of...