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The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 3/6
10 mins 6th - 12th
Part two of this six-part series focuses on not only what India produces, but what it imports as well. Discover how the Kushans pushed through the Middle East, India, and China and help spread Indian culture and Buddhism throughout the...
The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 6/6
9 mins 6th - 12th
Drama unfolds in India relating the story of the gods, changes in culture, and the overthrowing of a wicked tyrant. Part six concludes this series on trade in India with the spread of Buddhism and the fall of the Kushon emperor Kanishka.
Geography and History of the Arabian Peninsula and Overview of Islam
9th - 12th
Students locate the Arabian peninsula on a map and identify surrounding bodies of land and water, fertile regions, trade routes and major cities. They explain the importance of the Arabian peninsula in terms of its location between...
Many Passages: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Brookes
8th - 11th
Examine three perspectives of the slave trade - captain, sailor, and captive - through this collaborative analysis activity. Small groups study one perspective with a primary source to analyze. They discern what is a historical fact and...
The African Slave Trade: From West Africa to South Carolina and Beyond
Eighth graders explore the African slave trade. They identify the principal figures practicing the African slave trades at three locations. Students draw the physical routes of the slave trade on a map and they list the reasons for the...
Colonialism and American Foundations Sample Test Questions
8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
What was the main cause of European colonization in America? How did Thomas Paine's Common Sense play a role in the establishment of the United States? What was the trans-Atlantic slave trade? These are just a few of the many questions...