European History Teacher Resources

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A Christian Europe Emerges: 300-1200

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Wars, religious conflicts, political shifts, invasions: just some of the events that shaped medieval Europe. A thorough slideshow organizes events, people, places, and information from the Middle Ages.
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How the Normans Changed the History of Europe

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did the coastline of France become known as Normandy? Pupils investigate the rise and fall of the Normans and their impacts on European history and culture. They analyze the invaders of France using a short video clip and scholar-led...
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Australian History for Kids

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
When did Aboriginal tribes arrive in Australia? When were the Sydney Olympic Games hosted? Review some major events in Australian history with this timeline activity worksheet.
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Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When your class thinks of medieval history, they probably think of European castles and knights. But they may not know that the Heian period in Japan, which coincided with the Middle Ages in Europe, saw a significant development in...
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Europe Maps

For Students 7th - 8th
A series of maps depicts pre-WWI to post-WWII Europe for your geographers. They use reference materials to help them correctly fill in the countries and the borders as they changed through time. A great resource for a history lesson, or...
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Connecting Europe to latin America

For Teachers 6th
With Europe and Latin America as the focus, pupils use educational software to create a timeline. Learners can review a variety of historical information using this technique. It could be used to highlight major events in Latin American...
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War Consumes Europe

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How did the world react to Austria's declaration of war? This activity, guided by the McDougall Littell text, World History, has historians examining the beginnings of WWI through cause and effect analysis. Groups reference the text as...
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Blank Europe Map

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Simple blank map, limitless possibilities! Here is a single-page resource of a blank map of Europe, without any country boundaries or text.
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Eastern Europe in 1989

For Students 11th - 12th
Major political shifts occurred in Eastern Europe during the late 1980s. Locate, identify, and label 90 different areas on the provided map. A list of cities, countries, and water ways is provided.
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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Berlin

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The inevitability of World War II has arrived: Berlin has fallen. Young historians watch contemporaneous footage of the event, analyze primary source documents, and write a news report that details the roles of the Soviet, British,...
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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Ukraine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Was Joseph Stalin desperate or exaggerating the USSR's need for assistance on the Eastern Front in 1942? History students examine two differing opinions on Stalin's position and the reality of the Eastern Front just three years before...
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Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History #218

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
King Henry VIII was the first European ruler to embrace Protestantism as the religion of his state—right? A crash Course World History video takes viewers through the influence of Martin Luther's 95 Theses in Europe, discussing the...
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Middle Ages of Europe

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A classroom's group presentation comes together in this colorful and informative slideshow. Each slide about one aspect of the Middle Ages is put together by a pair of classmates and added to the final project. This slideshow could be...
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WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – Invasion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Without the benefit of history, Western Europe in the 1940's had no idea what was about to befall them. Class members use primary sources, including political cartoons, videos, and internal documents, to analyze how much of a threat...
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2017 AP® European History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How did the Renaissance change the politics and culture of Europe? What led to the rise of the welfare state? What did family life look like in Europe during the 1700s? Learners consider these historical questions using structured...
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2017 AP® World History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Religion and politics have a complicated history. How were they intertwined with wealth in Europe and Asia in the Middle Ages? Learners explore the question using a prompt based on primary sources. Other activities allow individuals to...
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Unit 2: Development of Feudalism in Western Europe

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
How did feudalism help to establish order in Europe during the Middle Ages after the fall of the Roman Empire? Here you'll find a collection of videos and a student packet of worksheets to supplement your unit on the subject.
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Ancient and Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval medicine is a mash-up of multicultural ideas! How did early doctors learn to do no harm? The ninth video in a 15-part series about the History of Medicine uncovers the fundamental teachings that sparked intense anatomical study...
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Cathedrals and Universities: Crash Course History of Science #11

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are so many medieval buildings still standing today? And, how did ancient builders learn such skills? Discover the amazing feats of medieval engineers with part 11 in a 15-installment History of Science series. The narrator describes...
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WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – Deception and Bluff

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
World War II left the British desperate for help in any form—including in the form of a magician! High schooler conduct research on Jasper Maskelyne, a stage magician who used his talents to deceive the Germans on the war front, before...
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History and Geography—Two World Wars

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Here's a combination textbook/workbook that examines the conditions in Europe that lead to World War I. Ideal for homeschoolers as well as classroom use.
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Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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History of Immigration From the 1850s to the Present

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Statue of Liberty may embrace the huddled masses of the world, but has American society always joined in? After young historians read a passage about the history of American immigration in the 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on...
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Feudalism in Japan and Europe

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders participate in a series of lessons that compares and contrasts the history of feudalism in Europe and Japan. They conduct research in order to comprehend any differences or similarities.