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The World Wars

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Contemporaneously known as The Great War, World War I had never seen its match on the global stage—until World War II. An engaging set of resources designed to extend a viewing of the History Channel's The World Wars features discussion...
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The Russian Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Well, well, we have come to the very interesting topic of the Russian Revolution. A highly-engaging slide show tells the tales of Lenin, Nicolas II, Alexandra and Rasputin, and the double revolutions of 1917. World War I and the move to...
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Revolution in Russia

For Teachers 10th - 11th
As an overview of the Russian Revolution, this presentation provides a well-thought-out and comprehensive look at this subject. The outlines, questions, and other information provide a high-level look at WWI and the Russian Revolution....
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Putin's Illiberal Democracy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is Russia really a democracy? High school scholars explore Russian democracy under the leadership of President Putin. The resource provides opportunity for group discussion, writing, and research to understand Russia's political history,...
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The Mysterious Life and Death of Rasputin

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Prince Felix Felixovich Yusupov's determination to assassinate Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin, a Russian Orthodox Church monk and advisor to Tsar Nicholas II, is the focus of a short video. Viewers decide if Rasputin was a mystic or a conman.
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Why Should You Read “The Master and Margarita”?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The best Russian novel of the 20th century? The narrator of an interesting short video offers reasons why readers should tackle Mikhail Bulgakov's satirical comedy, The Master and Margarita.
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2018 AP® European History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How did the aftermath of World War I lead to World War II? What was the connection between the Enlightenment and the French Revolution? Unpack these complex topics and more using a series of short-answer questions. The exam is perfect to...
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The Last Tsar of Russia - Nicholas II

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Was he a ruthless leader and failed military commander? Or a political martyr and king? Historians continue to debate the legacy of Russian Tsar Nicholas II, who was the last of the Romanov line to rule Russia. An interesting video...
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Russia's Finest General - Aleksei Brusilov

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Russian General Aleksei Brusilov served both the tsar and revolutionary Russia. His massive offensive racked up deaths and broke through the Austria-Hungarian line. An insightful video explores how Brusilov's military career parallels a...
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Maria Bochkareva and the 1st Russian Women's Battalion of Death

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A woman in a man's war, Maria Bochkareva led a battalion of females who pledged to fight for Russia unto the death. An informative video highlights the ways her international celebrity inspired other countrymen and women to sacrifice...
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Lenin and Trotsky - Their Rise To Power

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Textbooks often mention the Man of Steel and his nemesis, but seldom do they investigate in-depth the inner workings of Russia before it established a separate peace and ended its involvement in World War I. Exploring the intricacies of...
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Rasputin - The Man Behind The Tsarina

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Master of the occult? Glutton and debaucher? Puppet master of the Russian royal family? Accidental instigator of the Russian Revolution? Historians debate the role of Rasputin, the advisor to Tsarina Alexandra, wife of the last czar of...
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Russia Before the 1917 Revolution

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A war within a war. The 26th installment in a 32-part series on the Great War investigates the fall of the Russian Empire. Scholars analyze a short video clip leading to a discussion of the failure of Czar Nicholas II to hold together a...
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Soviet Montage

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Why are film montages in movies so compelling? Learn about the origins and effectiveness of the Soviet montage, as well as discontinuity editing and other filmmaking techniques—and political statements—that arose from the 1917 Bolshevik...
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Joseph Stalin- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Why is Joseph Stalin characterized as one of the greatest villains of the twentieth century? From his succession to power after the Russian Revolution and industrialization of the Soviet Union, through the country's involvement in World...
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The Russian Revolution - Part 2/3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part two of this three-part series on the Russian Revolution begins with the fall of the Russian czars. Take a peek into the rise of socialism and the promise of a new Russia. The Soviets, the idea of democracy, and the conflict that...
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The Russian Revolution - Part 3/3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This three-part series concludes with primary source quotes, film from the time, and a real news narration that describes the rise of the Bolsheviks. Learners will be able to understand how difficult it is to maintain a peaceful...
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Writing Exercises: Russian Revolution, #2

For Students 9th - 11th
Why did communism develop in an unindustrialized Russia? What human rights were violated under Joseph Stalin? And, how did the Soviet Union become industrialized? These are the writing prompts your class will work to answer with complete...
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The Causes and Course of the First World War

For Teachers 10th
Use this twelve-day lesson plan to teach about the causes and courses of WWI. Each day scholars attend lectures, complete creative activities, and hold round table discussions on what they've learned. Web links and resources are...
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Western Civilizations, Chapter 23: Modern Industry and Mass Politics, 1870-1914

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Looking for an interactive way to supplement your western civilization course? Check out this comprehensive website, designed to accompany the Western Civilizations text (although it is valuable independently). Scholars investigate...
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Revolutions in Russia

For Teachers 10th - 12th
From the fall of the Czars, to Stalin as Dictator, this presentation outlines major shifts in political power during the Russian Revolution. Easy to follow and great for taking notes, your class will be able to obtain the information...
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The Mad Baron - Roman von Ungern-Sternberg

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Roman von Ungern-Sternberg is perhaps not well known, but his reputation as The Bloody Baron earned him a spot in the series of biographies exploring World War I. While he is perhaps best known for his role as an ardent monarchist during...
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Animal Farm - Context and Background

For Students 9th - 12th
George Orwell's allegorical Animal Farm is the focus of a video that introduces the concepts of political allegory and totalitarianism. A great way to generate interest in the novel.
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Decline and Fall of the Romanov Dynasty of Russia

For Students 7th - 9th
Use this quiz and let your class show what they know. There are seventeen multiple choice questions related to the Russian Revolution and the fall of the Romanov Dynasty. Use to prep for a state exam or at the end of a unit.