The Mughal Empire in India
In this Mughal Empire activity, students predict the outcomes of nine different events, then identify the Mughals as well as their cultural legacy.
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Sepoys, Cotton, and the British in India
This learning exercise includes brief reading excerpts on the British East India Company, the Sepoy Rebellion, and the effects of British imperialism on the people of India. Learners then respond to a series of comprehension questions...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Classical Civilizations: The Rise of States and Empires
History is full of great empires rising to power—and falling into dust. But what does religion and a society's belief system have to do with a civilization's fate? A thorough explanation of the impact of world religions on their...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The History of Hindu India
What obstacles did India face during their post-colonial formation after gaining independence? Topics discussed in the lesson include Pakistan's conflict over Kashmir, the Indian Constitution, economic development, and the influence of...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review A Day in the Life
We often see other countries depicted in movies, but getting a close look at a typical day in the life of a young person from another country isn't as common. Give your pupils such a look with a resource that helps class members explore,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
India: A Quick Overview of Indian History
Only 18 slides, but they sure do cover a large time period! From Indian geography and the Aryan Invasion, to the Marya Empire and Buddhism, this overview touches on basic information regarding Indian history. Perfect as an introduction...
7th - 9th 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
The Story of India - The Meeting of Two Oceans - 6/6
This video concludes this six-part series and takes the story of Islam and India full circle. Showcasing the art, architecture, and living remnants of an empire long past this clip demonstrates how India as a country and culture were...
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Story of India - The Meeting of Two Oceans - 3/6
Part-three of this six part series begins with a dramatization of a battle between Indians and Muslims which led to the dawn of the Mughal Empire. Unlike other Muslim rulers in India, the Mughal leader was a devote Sufi and had a deep...
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Story of India - The Meeting of Two Oceans - 4/6
Where to next in this story of India and Islam? Part four continues the story of Akbar the great ruler, the religion that enchanted him, and the emergence of the Shiites. A great clip that demonstrates acculturation, conquests, and...
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History