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93 resources with the concept colonization

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Exploring Borderlands

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What motivated Europeans to explore the New World, and what effects did their exploration have on Native American populations? The second installment of a 16-part American Passages series prompts pupils to watch a video and read several...
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Modern Interpretations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
To conclude an eight-lesson study of the events that occurred in the early colonial period in Deerfield, Massachussetss, class members evaluate the point of view and bias found in late 19th and early 20th century retellings.
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The Colonization of the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bring the Age of Exploration into the 21st century with this ancestry activity! Learners get a chance to explore the complex genealogy of the Spanish settlers through watching two video clips (approximately five minutes each) featuring...
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History In A New Light: Illuminating the Archaeology of Historic Patuxet and Plymouth

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Sixty-seven pages take scholars on a digital tour through the exhibit, History in a New Light: Illuminating the Archaeology of Historic Patuxet and Plymouth. Crystal clear pictures accompanied by text offer a deep understanding of the...
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Thanksgiving Mourning

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Two primary sources, a speech, and an article provide tweens and teens with different perspectives of the American Thanksgiving holiday. After analyzing Wamsutta James' suppressed speech and Jacqueline Keeler's article, class members use...
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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 Life, Legacy, and Assassination of an African Revolutionary

For Students 9th - 12th
The stormy political history of the African nation of Ghana provides the backdrop for a short video about Thomas Sankar, who in his four-year presidency, instituted changes that were adopted in other African nations, as well. Find out...
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Human Migration Patterns II

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
While humans have always been on the move, the period between 1400 and 1800 saw vast migrations of people between the East and the West. These migrations—whether through slavery or a desire to colonize new lands—shaped the modern world....
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Colonial Tobacco Economy

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Tobacco as money? Middle schoolers investigate how eighteenth-century Virginia farmers used tobacco as a cash crop to buy tools, livestock, and household goods. They also examine the connection between tobacco production and the slave...
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The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course History of Science #16

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Back in 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, he discovered more than a new world! Part 16 in an ongoing History of Science series explores the Columbian Exchange and other major events in the Spanish colonial period. Viewers learn...
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Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is violence inevitable, or can peace overcome war? A Crash Course World History discusses how Leo Tolstoy influenced Mohandas Gandhi to use nonviolent resistance against British Imperialism, and how Gandhi's example became a model for...
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Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Clarify the history and conditions of modern-day Africa with a video by Crash Course World History. As high schoolers learn about Joseph-Desire Mobutu, the Rwandan Genocide, and the first democratic election in the Democratic Republic of...
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The Pilgrims: William Bradford

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
As a young boy, William Bradford was drawn to the Separatist idea that Christ could be with a person through prayer and worship. But soon after the Separatists arrived to Plymouth, the experiment in the New England had failed. Watch a...
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American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this lesson, students will examine Hawaii's issues of colonization, authority, authenticity and cultural identity, and understand the distinction between native and non-native Hawaiians. This lesson includes links to videos, links to...
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An Introduction to Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Could geography really be the most logical explanation for the success rate of any given population? Jared Diamond makes his anthropological contention in his 1997 publication Guns, Germs, and Steel. A short explores his main points and...
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Document Analysis: The Mayflower Compact

For Students 3rd - 6th
Here's a great comprehension worksheet that models for young readers how to focus on short sections of a complicated text and then to create a summary of the entire document based on their understanding of the sections.
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The White Man's Burden

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Pupils practice primary source analysis techniques and examine Rudyard Kipling's famous poem titled "The White Man's Burden," which sparked great controversy over American colonization in the nineteenth century.
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Berlin Conference Simulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils scramble for Africa and simulate the Berlin Conference of 1884-1885 in a fantastic hands-on learning experience! This resource includes general activity directions and individual country descriptions for pupils to use as they...
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1704 Attack on Deerfield

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Class groups examine conflicting primary and secondary sources describing the 1704 attack on the fort at Deerfield by French and Native Americans and analyze the implications of discrepancies.
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Colonization: for Gold, God, and Glory

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Colonization, cartography, and circumnavigation. After reading a short article about early explorations, kids use the information provided to answer a series of comprehension questions.
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An Advanced Placement English Study of Lost Names; Scenes from a Korean Boyhood

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine Korean history and culture.  For this Asian history lesson, 12th graders discuss the effects of the Japanese occupation of Korea.  They research literature from the time period and compose written responses based...
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Practical Experiment in Colonization

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the effects that cultural background and specific historical events have upon the development of a colony. They research the colonies to design their own.
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Introducing The Most Heavenly Bodies In The Solar System

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scientists identify the major bodies of this solar system through a fun and engaging anticipatory activitity. They will then apply knowledge gained through previous experiences as well as a short research activity to the task of...
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Africa, India, and the new British Empire: 1750-1870

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Colonization, imperialism, invasion, and the expansion of the British Empire into Africa, India, and Asia are all covered here. This presentation highlights major events, rebellions, and cultural changes that came from British...