The Empires of Africa
Students, in groups, compare and chart the different African kingdoms and city-states. They write a short essay detailing the aspects of African history that most fascinates them.
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Africa, India, and the new British Empire: 1750-1870
Colonization, imperialism, invasion, and the expansion of the British Empire into Africa, India, and Asia are all covered here. This presentation highlights major events, rebellions, and cultural changes that came from British...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Venice and the Ottoman Empire
In the nineteenth episode of a world history series, the narrator explains how the mutually beneficial relationship between the Venetians and the Ottomans led to the Renaissance and Christopher Columbus' voyages. More specifically, your...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Pawn Stars: Africa
What element was worth more during the growth of empires in West Africa: gold or halite? After examining various pieces of evidence of primary and secondary source documents placed around the room, your class members will each make a...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
South Africa: Revolution at the Ballot Box
Students explore apartheid. In this South Africa lesson plan, students discover details regarding apartheid and determine how the black majority suffered under apartheid. Students discuss why the white minority leadership of South Africa...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Mansa Musa, One of the Wealthiest People Who Ever Lived
Discover the complex, rich legacy of fourteenth century African king Mansa Musa, who is said to have been one of the wealthiest individuals who has ever lived. Young historians will learn about trade routes between the Mediterranean and...
4 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable