India's First Empires
In this India learning exercise, students examine a timeline and then answer questions about various events. They also do some extended writing about several terms relevant to daily life in India.
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The Power of Nonviolent Struggle
Students identify how Mohandas Gandhi developed a nonviolent crusade for justice. In this nonviolent protest activity, students watch segments of a documentary about Gandhi's reaction to imperialism in India. Students write essays that...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
India and China Establish Empires: 400 BC - AD 550
Follow India as it journeys through history from the first Buddhist King, Asoka, and the rise of the Mauryan Empire to the establishment of the Gupta Empire 150 year later. This presentation clearly presents historical facts covering 950...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Europeans in Asia: The Early Years of Empire Building
European explorers traveled into Asia during the 1500s. Describe various countries, their investments, and how they interacted with people of Asia as they crossed the great oceans. Each slide provides clear and informative text to be...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221
Clarify the history and conditions of modern-day Africa with a video by Crash Course World History. As high schoolers learn about Joseph-Desire Mobutu, the Rwandan Genocide, and the first democratic election in the Democratic Republic of...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History
World War I was one of the more complicated and complex conflicts of the twentieth century—but who started it? High schoolers watch a video from Crash Course World History ponders whether Germany, Austria, or Russia were to blame for...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners
Learners discover the Age of Exploration by comparing and contrasting the explorations of Zheng He, Christopher Columbus, and Vasco da Gama in this engaging history episode. The narrator discusses who may be considered the greatest...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable