We found 44 resources with the concept dictatorships
Napoleon: What Would You Do?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewBegin a study of Napoleon Bonaparte and the French Revolution by presenting class members with 10 situations that Napoleon would face as he rose to power. Individuals select one of three options for each scenario that represents what...
Life in the Greek City-States: Athens and SpartaLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Developing lessons that address the diversity found in the 21st-century classroom can be a challenge. A plan about life in the Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta provides a model for how instruction can be differentiated to address...
Life for German Youth in the 1930s: Education, Propaganda, Conformity, and ObedienceLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The German youth faced an onslaught of propaganda when they went to school, thanks to the Nazi regime led by Hitler during World War II. Pupils relate their education experiences to German youth by analyzing primary source readings,...
Laws and the National CommunityLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When it comes to the law, is justice always served? Teach scholars about how law sometimes enables prejudice of entire groups of people with a unit on World War II that includes a warm-up activity, analysis of primary sources,...
Ugly History: The 1937 Haitian MassacreLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - 12th
What does parsley have to do with the 1937 Haitian Massacre? Introduce viewers to the tragic events surrounding Rafael Trujillo's ordered slaughter of Haitians living along the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The video...
War and Nation Building in Latin America: Crash Course World History 225Lesson Planet
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Does war hinder the growth of nation-states, or does it facilitate development? A video from Crash Course World History examines this question in the context of Latin America, particularly how the lack of international war in Central and...
Political Systems: Advantages and DisadvantagesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Every political system has advantages and disadvantages. To gain an understanding of these differences, groups investigate the political system of another country—oligarchy, monarchy, dictatorship, parliamentary—and prepare a...
The Great Conspiracy Against Julius CaesarLesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What would you do if you thought your country was on the path to tyranny, and one man was gaining too much power? This animated video will engage your young historians with a thought-provoking query as it reviews the personal and...
Adolf Hitler- Mini BiographyLesson Planet
5 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
From his rise with the Nazi party and military assaults in World War II to the pervasive anti-Semitism that founded his political missions, this brief video will offer young historians a glimpse into the life and ambitions of Adolf Hitler.
Democracy vs. Republic vs. DictatorshipLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Simulate the inner-workings of three different types of government with one activity. The class splits into three groups, and each group creates a Frisbee. The twist is that each group must behave like a certain type of government. Who...
The Rise of Totalitarianism, the Start of World War II and the US ResponseLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did totalitarian regimes, in places like Russia, Italy, Germany, and Japan, come to power after World War I? Your young historians will participate in a jigsaw activity and then analyze the response of the United States to the rise...
Defined: The Different Types of GovernmentLesson Planet
5th - 8th
The world is a big place, so it only stands to reason that different forms of government exist. Democracy, autocracy, oligarch, monarch, and dictatorship are all defined. An extensive explanation of US government system is also included....
Who's Ruling the Roost: Comparing and Contrasting the Types of GovernmentLesson Planet
After reviewing the three branches of the United States government, pupils take a look at the similarities and differences between a variety of foreign countries' governments. Small groups use a Venn Diagram that has been loaded onto a...