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Imperialism (1876 - 1914)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using maps and images, you'll be able to trace the path of Imperialism that occurred from 1876 to 1914. While text is limited, the images are sure to aid you as you describe the scramble for Africa, the Boer War, British Imperialism,...
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How Did British Imperialism and Colonization Impact India?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
How did British imperialism and colonization impact India? Uncover how India was considered to be Britain's most valuable colony, how Europe's Industrial Revolution affected India, and the beginnings of the East India Company. A short,...
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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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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...
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Sepoys, Cotton, and the British in India

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This worksheet 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 questions that...
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The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 9: Debating Imperialism

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
To gain an understanding of Imperialism, class members read Rudyard Kipling's poem, "The White Man's Burden" and Mark Twain's essay, "To the Person Sitting in Darkness." Groups compare these perceptions of non-white cultures with the...
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Grade 9-10 Literacy in Social Studies: Imperialism

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Why was imperialism so common in Europe? Young historians research reasons for European imperialism, and the consequences. Scholars demonstrate their findings in essays and also participate in group discussions, and weekly reflections to...
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Analyzing Sources on Imperialism

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the concept of imperialism. In this imperialism lesson, 9th graders analyze primary sources regarding British imperialism in Africa. Students analyze the sources for credibility as they gain an understanding of the...
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The New Imperialism (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive world history instructional activity, students answer 12 multiple choice questions regarding British imperialism. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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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...
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Imperialism in the Middle East and Southwest Asia

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Imperialism in the Middle East is the topic of this PowerPoint. View, take notes, and learn how Britain, France, Russia, and Germany all have imperialistic interests in the Middle East and Southwest Asia. Comprehension questions are...
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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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The Collapse of Imperialism in Africa

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Who owned what in Africa? How did Africa regain its independence? These are the big questions in this slide-show. It discusses French, British, and Dutch Imperialism, along with the movements that helped Africa shake the Colonial yoke....
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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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Indigenous Responses to Imperialism

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Imperialism worksheet, high schoolers read a 1-page selection as well as Internet articles about the topic and then respond to 9 short answer questions.
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Impact of Colonialism: British Colonialism

For Students 7th - 9th
Read the provided passage on the impact of British colonialism then complete the assignment. The class reads two paragraphs and then creates a t-chart showing the pros and cons of British imperialism in India.
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The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 1/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part one of this six-part series that concludes the larger series, The Story of India, and introduces viewers to the next wave of invaders, the British. Viewers will see India's rise to freedom, democracy, and an open path. This series...
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Imperialism Web Quest

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Imperialism worksheet, students read Internet articles about the topic and then respond to 11 short answer questions.
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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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The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 2/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Opium, textiles, spices, and trade mark the beginning of part two in this six-part series. The British Raj conquered India through profit and Imperialism. But, in this episode viewers will also learn that some British fell in love with...
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The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 3/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How much can one country take? The revolution this time is that of the year 1857 in which Muslims and Hindus join forces against British power. Called the Indian mutiny, this fight for freedom unparalleled anything western colonists had...
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Sanders of the River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the British colonial attitudes towards Africa in the 1930s. They watch and discuss excerpts from the film Sanders of the River, from 1935, and answer discussion questions in small groups. Students then write a...
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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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British Imperialism in India

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders learn how the differences between Indian and British cultural perspectives, as seen in works of art. Students participate in discussion of the differences in how individuals are viewes by others.

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