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Imperial Notions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars research how and why different parts of the world were colonized, considering the pros and cons for both the rulers and the ruled.
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Lesson 2/4 - The British Empire and the Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is part two of this terrific four-part series on the American Revolutionary War. Concepts covered include trade and the British Empire, the debt from the Seven Years' War, Colonial interests in trade in the East India Company, the...
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Assembling Personal Narrative

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The art of Santiago Bose is analyzed by budding artists. They fully examine a piece of art, making note of the various techniques and choices the artist made to express his ideas. They look for evidence that shows how Bose felt about...
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Imperialism in Southeast Asia

For Students 6th - 8th
In this imperialism worksheet, students use graphic organizers to explore the colonization of Southeast Asia by the British, French, Americans and the Dutch East India Company. Students identify 3 political figures as well.
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The Restoration Colonies

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Explore the earliest American cities in this presentation, which details the demographics, geography, and characteristics of New York, Pennsylvania, and the Carolinas, among others. These slides help to fill in the gap between the...
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"Shooting An Elephant": George Orwell's Essay on His Life in Burma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school readers examine George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" for examples of symbolism, metaphor, connotation, and irony. They analyze how these literary tools convey the writer's main point and contribute to the persuasive...
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Writing Exercise: Nationalism Around the World II

For Students 8th - 10th
Think about Nationalism and how it has influenced countries and colonialism all over the world. This worksheet gives learners the opportunity to compose three well-written answers describing the unification of Italy, Otto Von Bismarck,...
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Contemporary: Accelerating Global Change and Realignments

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The twentieth century was marked by two distinct forces: conflict and progress. Examine the ways that wars and technological competition, industrialization and decolonization, and all antecedent forces and relationships to this point led...
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Redefining Civilization and Identity Through Swadeshi, Spinning and Khadi

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the concept of civilized and civilization as defined by themselves. They examine other cultures and movements that evolve civilizations and develop an understanding that thiers is not the only civilization/culture.
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Why is rice important?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine why rice is so important to the world. In this agriculture lesson plan, 2nd graders discover the origins of rice farming. Students study how many countries depend on rice for survival. Students research countries...
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Imperialism Political Cartoon Assessment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
To fully understand the concept of imperialism prior to WWI, the young scholars create a political cartoon. This cartoon should illustrate the imperialistic tendencies the world had prior to the war. Students choose one of six topics...
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The British Raj

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive world history activity, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the British Raj. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Two Nations Struggle for Independence

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars compare the struggle for independence of the United States with that of India. They review the idea of "British Rule" as it affected both countries. Explore the idea of taxation as a way to control the resources of a...
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Revolutionary Tea Parties and the Reasons for Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify tea party protests other than the Boston Tea Party, state some possible reasons behind the tea protests, and explain the connection between the Boston Tea Party, other tea parties, and events that preceded and followed...
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The Road to Revolution: (1770-1776)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Posing a guiding question about the inevitability of the American Revolution, the presentation guides students through the circumstances leading up to "The shot heard 'round the world" up to the Declaration of Independence. Teachers can...
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Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who is to blame for widespread famine? Crash Course World History guides high schoolers through a video about droughts, famines, and whether the weather or human activity is at fault for each.
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The British Empire – Where the Sun Never Set

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners read an article on the British Empire.  In this ESL instructional activity, students explore the British Empire from the 1600's, then work in small groups to complete several activities that reinforce the information learned in...
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Gandhi Speaks Through Clothing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers analyze how Gandhi used the way he dressed to communicate with the Indian people. Students understand why Mahatma Gandhi was such an effective leader of the Indian struggle for independence from British colonial rule
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Gandhi's Salt March, A Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Gandhi's Salt March. In this peace and tolerance lesson, students discuss the Salt Tax Levy that was imposed in India. Students then debate how the Indian National Congress should have handled the issue.
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Independence Masks

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars explore how art reflects the economic, political, social, religious and historical concerns of a culture. They research a former colony to determine if there is any history of a mask. Students create a mask representing...
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Boston Spies' Report on the Redcoats

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students collect information about British actions in Boston and send it by secret message to leaders in Philadelphia.
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Revolutionary War, Timeline and Causes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore important events leading up to the Revolutionary War. In this Revolutionary War lesson, 3rd graders work in pairs to research dates and important events prior to the Revolutionary War. Class discussion is followed...
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Case Study: Territorial Disputes

For Students 7th - 8th
In this case study worksheet, students complete sentences by filling in missing words or phrases without using a word bank. The focus is on the dispute over Kashmir.
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Nepal and Bhutan

For Students 7th - 8th
For this Nepal and Bhutan worksheet, students complete sentences by filling in missing words or phrases without using a word bank as they compare and contrast the two locations.

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