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Imperialism Old and New

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If your really want your history class to know everything about old and new imperialism, look no further. This 58-slide presentation depicts, describes, and explains everything from 19th Century expansion and the Congress of Berlin to...
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Imperialism: Beginnings and Basic Structure

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A great presentation awaits young historians as they delve into the causes, types, and motives for British Imperialism. Each slide provides clear information regarding new imperialism occurring from 1875-1948. Justifications for...
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Art, Commentary and Evidence: Analysis of "The White Man's Burden"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A cross-curricular lesson combines poetry and history for your middle and high schoolers. The class critically examines Kipling's poem, "White Man's Burden" as historical evidence of the Imperialist ideology popular during his time. The...
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The Scramble for Africa: Ch 27

For Teachers 10th - 12th
This presentation is a gem. It begins with 20 questions aimed at guiding note taking and focusing student attention. Each slide or topic covered ties to one of the 20 questions. The class will learn about European conquest and need to...
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Examining Primary Sources: Rudyard Kipling, “The White Man’s Burden” (1899)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Combine literature and history with the poem "The White Man's Burden" by Rudyard Kipling. Pupils read the poem and answer four questions about the text. 
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Scramble for Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
For this fantastic simulation, your young historians take on the roles of imperialistic European countries in the nineteenth century and then "scramble" to carve up the continent of Africa! This is a very hands-on activity that will help...
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Marching Towards War

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The first Great War began on July 28, 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. But were there other causes? Yes, and your class will find out all about nationalism, imperialism, the Triple Alliance, and other key players...
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Excerpt from E.D. Morel's The Black Man's Burden (1920)

For Students 9th - 12th
The included excerpt would be a perfect contrary follow-up to reading, Rudyard Kipling's White Man's Burden. Journalist E.D. Morel composed the statement against imperialism in 1920. Black Man's Burden is a wonderful primary source...
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Writing Exercises: World War I, #3

For Students 8th - 10th
What does your class know about WWI? They can share their knowledge by responding to three short-answer questions. They'll discuss human rights issues during WWI, the role of imperialism, and causes of the war from the perspective of the...
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Imperialism: J.A. Hobson (1902)

For Students 10th - 11th
J.A. Hobson was a popular writer, economist, and critic of Imperialism. Learners will read a short excerpt from one of his publications and answer two, two-part questions regarding his views on Western imperialism in Asia. Tip: Ask your...
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Writing Exercises: Imperialism I

For Students 7th - 9th
Examine the impact of Imperialism in relation to power and industrialization. There are three short answer questions for critical thinkers to respond to in this handout. They'll describe the relationship between Imperialism and...
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Lost Names: Scenes From a Korean Boyhood,

For Teachers 8th - 10th
What a great resource to share! Based on the book Lost Names by Richard Kim, this valuable lesson focuses on the Japanese occupation of Korea during WWII. Additionally, it employs first-person journaling as a mode of understanding themes...
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Imperialism in China

For Teachers 8th - 10th
China has been through many changes over the last two centuries. This slideshow takes a look at the effects imperialism and European contact had on Chinese government. Images, well-organized information, and a complete outline make this...
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Lessons in Looking: Imperialism Cartoons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using a Smartboard, learners break apart symbolism found in a political cartoon published in 1902. They work to analyze the cartoon in terms of US Imperialism occurring in the late 1890s. All necessary materials are included in this well...
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World War II - War Comes to Hawaii

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments. They use tools and methods of geographers to construct, interpret, and evaluate qualitative and quantitative...
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Active Viewing: Savage Acts

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Based on the documentary film Savage Acts: Wars, Fairs, and Empire, this lesson explores concepts of National interests and imperialism. They view sections of the film and share which images exemplify the meaning of each vocabulary term....
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How Were European Nations Capable of Dominating the African Continent?

For Students 7th - 8th
Primary source documents provide a realistic context for pupils to explore. Included are 5 experts relating European ideals and methods for colonizing and controlling the African continent. Middle schoolers answer 4 critical-thinking...
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European Colonialism in Africa

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The uglier side of European colonization of Africa is detailed in these slides, which include pictures and information about the Belgian Congo, the Dutch South Africa, and Britain's ongoing tensions with the Boers. Students will be...
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American Becomes a Colonial Power

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Exploring the idea of America joining "the imperialist club" at the end of the 19th century, this presentation presents reasons why America not only had the drive to explore the world, but the power and wealth with which to do so....
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Sepoys, Cotton, and the British in India

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This instructional activity includes brief reading excerpts on the British East India Company, the Sepoy Rebellion, and the effects of British imperialism on the people of India. Learners then respond to a series of comprehension...
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China in Revolution 1911-1949 (Part 1/10)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
"Keep your hair or lose your head" was the cry of Chinese barbers prior to the Revolution. But beneath the traditional appearance, discontent was growing and in 1911 a military revolt overthrew the Emperor. Men cut their queues; however,...
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Imperialism in Africa

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This presentation is light on text and jumps around a bit, but may be a good resource for review. Learners complete two writing tasks, consider a quote from Cecil Rhodes, and review reasons for British Colonization in Africa. 
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U.S. Imperialism PowerPoint Project

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore U.S. Imperialism. They explain why stronger countries take control of weaker countries. Students research Imperialism in other parts of the world. In groups, 8th graders create a PowerPoint presentation discussing...
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The "New" European Imperialism

For Students 9th - 12th
Discuss European Imperialism using this resource. This is an online world history worksheet. Learners answer 20 questions regarding the new European Imperialism using drop-down menus to select their answers for each question. They can...