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114 resources with the concept european history

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Learn About the Dreyfus Affair

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Innocent man or traitor to France? That is the question addressed in a five-lesson unit that looks at multiple interpretations of the Dreyfus Affair. As young historians examine primary sources, they also consider the bias that history...
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Crusades and Culture in the Middle Ages

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Crusades sounds like a glamorous time period in the Middle Ages full of glory—but was it? Scholars find and review the truth of the Crusades' influence on the world through the resource. The study guides, separated individually by...
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Great Minds: Filippo Brunelleschi

For Students 9th - 12th
The first modern engineer earned the title by winning a competition to build a dome. A video focuses on the work and life of Filippo Brunelleschi, who invented an entirely new way of constructing buildings, including new designs,...
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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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French Revolution (Part 2)

For Students 7th - 12th
Interesting facts and historical anecdotes are peppered throughout this video, which covers the beginnings of the French Revolution of 1789. The narrator guides viewers through the timeline and events of the French Revolution with...
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The SS Quanza and European War Refugees

For Teachers 8th - 12th
New ReviewWorld War II not only resulted in major loss of life, but it also displaced thousands of people. An eye-opening activity uses primary documents to explore the refugee crisis during World War II. Scholars compare the event to modern-day...
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The Night Before D-Day

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewGet inside the mind of General Eisenhower regarding the D-Day invasion. An interesting activity uses historical documents to highlight the differences between Eisenhower's public stance on D-Day and his private opinions. Scholars analyze...
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The United Kingdom

For Students 1st - 2nd
Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, and England are four countries united by more than a monarchy. Academics explore the geography of the nations that make up the United Kingdom.  The resource is broken into six lessons focusing on the...
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On This Day: Germany's Invasion of Poland

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
While most people consider Germany's invasion of Poland the start of World War II, the invasion was only one of a sequence of events that led to the global conflict. Using archival footage of the invasion, as well as clips from...
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League of Nations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An interesting lesson explores the Treaty of Versailles and the creation of the League of Nations to prevent further large scale warfare in World War I. A presentation explains how the United States Congress reacted to the offer to join...
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World War I Armistice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Armistice, known as the Treaty of Versailles, brought an end to the tragedy of the war. The lesson provides academics with a presentation explaining the terms of the armistice and supports the information with excerpts from newspaper...
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Battle of the Somme

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Battle of the Somme was a conflict that raged on for months. Academics view a presentation and read text excerpts from newspaper articles to understand the events that turned the battle into a long conflict. The presentation also...
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Global Impact of the Columbian Exchange

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's hard to imagine a life without chocolate, popcorn, or even potatoes! And what about pizza or pasta! Class groups research the Columbian Exchange and the positive and negative influences these trade routes had on not only European...
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The Influence of the Crusades

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Although the Crusades were a series of religious-based wars, many new ideas and products resulted from the travels by the armies. High schoolers research these ideas and materials from the Middle East that were introduced to Europe by...
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U.S. History

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
How did the discovery of the Americas change the world? A US history textbook covers topics such as the Americas, changes in European society, and the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Young academics also complete the assessment included in...
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Ambitious Women Artists at Work

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Ambition is the keyword of a lesson that focuses on the contributions made by famous female artists. Specifically looking at European artists, Luisa Roldan and Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun, scholars examine a piece of their work then...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2012

For Students 9th - 12th
Let's test global history knowledge. The standardized test, designed for high schooler scholars, assesses world history and geography. The assessment is divided into five different sections, including essay items and multiple choice. It...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2012

For Students 9th - 12th
Familiarize future test takers with the format of standardized tests. The assessment covers world history topics, such as the French Revolution and South American civilizations. It also covers world geography. The test, designed for high...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2013

For Students 9th - 12th
What test-taking strategies help individuals ace exams? The standardized test assesses scholars' knowledge of world history and geography. High school historians put their test-taking strategies to use in the multiple choice, document...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2013

For Students 9th - 12th
How much do high schoolers know about human history? The assessment covers global history and geography with multiple choice, document based items, and essay questions. It covers topics such as human migration patterns and religions of...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2014

For Students 9th - 12th
What does the class know about world history and geography? The assessment tests high school scholars' skills in a state standardized test from the New York Department of Education. It covers topics such as the Enlightenment and the...
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French Revolution Unit Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Let them eat cake" are the famous words attributed to Marie Antoinette, but what really caused the French Revolution? The unit plan provides 20 lessons including the worksheets needed for a complete study of the French Revolution. Young...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2012

For Students 9th - 12th
Want to find out how much class members really know about history? A copy of a New York state test assesses scholars' knowledge of world geography and history in a multi-format test that includes multiple choice and essay items. The...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2013

For Students 9th - 12th
Is it time to improve test-taking skills? The assessment is a copy of a state test for pupils to practice strategies for taking exams. It covers subjects such as the Chinese Dynasty's and ancient Indian history. It is divided into...