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Enlarging the European Union - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

For Teachers 9th - 12th
First, the class discusses the function and formation of the European Union. They conduct research and watch videos describing global and economic implications of joining the EU. After all of that learning, a small portion of the class...
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European Expansion and Slavery

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars analyze aspects of Old World slavery, such as customs and social practices. They also identify and analyze what the motivations for expansion and colonization for social and economic reasons. Finally, students analyze...
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Millionaire Game Review: Westward Expansion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Review the westward expansion, game-show style. Twelve hot topics related to the westward expansion, if answered correctly, will make your class winners in the game of American history. The game is modeled after the once-popular TV show,...
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The Founding and Development of the European Union

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did Europe transition from a period of conflict to a period of sustained peace? As class members continue their study of the history and development of the European Union, groups examine the events in six time periods, from the EU's...
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Should Turkey Become A Member Of The European Union?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research the guidelines for admission in the European Union. They find the reasons for the possible membership for the country of Turkey. The pros and cons of expanding the Union is covered with the use of class discussion...
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The Maritime Revolution: 1400-1550

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Maritime expansion changed culture and the global economy for ever. This presentation covers both the Polynesian expansion that connected the South Pacific and the European expansion that brought Spain to the New World. Key players,...
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Consolidation of European State Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Several wars and changes in government had to happen before Europe was able to consolidate its state system. The presentation begins with King Louis XV and runs through each major European ruler over the next 72 years! It provides...
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The Age of Early European Explorations & Conquests

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your students' world will literally take shape in this presentation, which chronicles the growing edges of the (flat) earth during European Exploration of New Worlds. Dias, da Gama, Magellean, and Columbus are key players in this game of...
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European Expansion in America

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore human settlement in America - from the 1500s to about the turn of the 20th Century. They follow the relationships and changes beginning in the east, then head west to witness the final battles of this era.
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The European Conquest of the Americas

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Witness the birth of the Americas in this presentation, which details the European Explorers who contributed to adding vital details on our modern-day maps. Viewers' worlds will literally expand after seeing the results of Cortes and the...
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I & M Canal: Technological, Economic

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars read about and discuss the reasons European countries were interested in the Ohio Valley. They complete a puzzle to review vocabulary and watch a video on the Illinois Prairie and the I & M Canal. They rewrite the...
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Bison on the Plains

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore U.S. geography by reading assigned text about American Indians. In this migration lesson, 5th graders identify the differences between Native Americans and European settlers who traveled through middle America in...
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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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Balance of Nature and the Westward Movement

For Teachers 1st
In this U.S. history lesson, 1st graders study the westward expansion movement of the mid-1800's. Students use a graphic organizer to compare and contrast a modern road trip to the methods of travel in the days of the wagon trains. There...
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Manifest Destiny

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Westward Expansion worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages which describe  Manifest Destiny and respond to 33 short answer questions.
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From a New Nation to a Divided Nation

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Quiz your students or prepare them for the big exam with this presentation. Included are 24 multiple choice questions related to Early American Government, The Colonial Period, Westward Expansion, and State Formation.
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The Age of Napoleon

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Napoleon Bonaparte may have only held onto French leadership for a short period of time, but his legacy looms large throughout European history. An informative slideshow teaches history students about the age of Napoleon, the unification...
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Impact of Westward Expansion on Indigenous Populations

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore, analyze and study about the impact of westward expansion on Native American populations. They assess the cultures of American Indians, the development of the Western States as well as the development of the...
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European Explorers

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research European Explorers lives. They create a Word Document, or slide show based on their research.
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First Nations vs. Euro-Americans

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners analyze primary and secondary source documents to help them describe the cooperation and conflict that existed among the American Indians and new settlers. Then, students analyze the purpose, challenges, and economic incentives...
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The Wild, Wild West, or Was It?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the American West. For this Westward Expansion lesson, 5th graders examine the opportunities that the West offered American pioneers. Students watch a montage video and analyze primary documents regarding the topic.
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Impact of Westward Expansion on Indigenous Populations

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the impact of westward expansion on Native American populations. They create a diorama of a Native American scene, write imaginary letters as a pioneer child reflecting on his/her experiences, and create story sticks that...
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Rwanda, Past and Present

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the deep and lasting impact of European colonialism on the African continent through the lens of the Rwandan nation. Class members will take part in an experiential activity as Hutus and Tutsis, analyzing the divisive conflict...
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Capturing Main Ideas and Details: How Life is Changing for The Iroquois

For Teachers 4th Standards
“What were some of the good changes that the Europeans brought to the Iroquois?” “What were some of the difficult changes the Europeans brought to the Iroquois?” Learners use details from The Iroquois to identify the main idea of a text...

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