Ninth graders investigate the Opium Wars. In this Chinese history lesson, 9th graders examine the role of the Chinese, British, and Americans in the Opium Wars.
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Civil War Medicine: Fact or Fiction
Young historians compare the presentation of medical care during the Civil War in passages from fictional and nonfictional texts. They examine passages from Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell and Soldier's Heart by Gary Paulsen, and...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Opium Trade, the Opium War and the Treaty of Nanjing
Ninth graders analyze the English model if imperialism with regard to China and examine the economic and political impact of trade and conflict between England and China in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They discuss the...
9th Social Studies & History
China Resists Outside Influences
There is no doubt about it, world history is exciting! Use this slide show to tell the tale of Emperor Qianlong, the Opium Wars, The Boxer Rebellion, and nationalist reform provided by Empress Dowager. Images and easy-to-follow text make...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Japan Becomes an Imperialist Power
On the cusp of the 20th century, Japan was going through many cultural and political changes. From the entrance of Commodore Matthew Perry, to the introduction of Western culture to the Japanese people, this presentation covers the many...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Communists, Nationalists, and China's Revolutions
In this episode of Crash Course History, John Green whips through the evolution of communism in twentieth-century China. He covers topics from Sun Yat Sen's founding of the Republic of China to Mao Zedong's democratic dictatorship and...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism
What really constitutes nationalism? The video's narrator reviews this concept in detail and covers a range of topics in the nineteenth century, from the creation of the Ottoman Empire to the Opium Wars of the mid-1800s. He spends great...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The History of Tea
The mythical story of Shennong, the Chinese inventor of agriculture, introduces a video that traces the history of tea, the various methods of brewing, and the wars sparked by the attempts to prevent the spread of tea growing.
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The "New" European Imperialism
Discuss European Imperialism using this resource. This is an online world history worksheet. Learners answer 20 questions regarding the new European Imperialism using drop-down menus to select their answers for each question. They can...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History