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23 reviewed resources for imperialism and progressives

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Creating a Cartoon of the Philippine-American War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
During the Industrial and commercial expansion of the United States, war broke out between America and the Philippines. Explore conflict, American Imperialism, and political cartoons with this creative project. Learners view the film,...
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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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Modern: Industrialization and Global Integration

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The 18th and 19th centuries saw so many political revolutions around the world that it's difficult to consider the importance and influence of the revolutions that affected each country differently: the agricultural and industrial...
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Westward Expansion and the War with Mexico

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate primary sources to develop their own opinions about Westward Expansion. In this Manifest Destiny lesson, students examine and respond to questions about Gast's painting titled American Progress Students research how...
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U.S. History I Final Exam Questions

For Students 8th - 11th
In this American history final exam activity, students respond to 10 essay questions regarding Industrialization, Reconstruction, American Imperialism, World War I, and the Great Depression.
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2017 AP® United States History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Were unfair taxes really the cause of the American Revolution? Learners explore the complicated historiography behind the revolutionary period using authentic College Board prompts. The free-response questions from the exam feature...
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The Roman Empire and Han Dynasty Organizer

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Compare and contrast the Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty with this straightforward graphic organizer. Your young historians will consider the imperial institutions of each group, as well as how the empires were able to project military...
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Imperial Rome

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Lessons about Imperial Rome can help students understand its influence on modern society.
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Is Gandhi Right: Analyzing His Ideas

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore the connection between Gandhi and the Independence Movement in India. In this lesson on social change, students examine the ideas of Gandhi to analyze non violent change. Students consider the impact of British...
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Frederic Remington: His Life and Time

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders discuss the life of frederic remington and visit his museum. In groups, they research topics involving remington and write reports. They assemble their findings into a Web page about remington.
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Lesson 4. Killing Fields

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders describe several of the WWI's bloodiest battles, track the battles' progression to determine advances made by leading nations, and write frontline journalistic accounts of one or more of the battles.
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America's History in the Making: Classroom Applications Three

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can primary sources bring history to life? Scholars create detailed lesson plans on the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in American history. The 17th installment of a 22-part program exploring American history examines...
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Heart of Darkness: List Group Label Strategy

For Teachers 12th
Heart of Darkness can challenge even the best readers. Here's a pre-reading strategy that will engage class members and provide background and context for Conrad's study of racism, savagery and imperialism. Class members brainstorm,...
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Case Study Effects of Colonialism

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students find the missing word or phrase that best completes each of the 10 sentences pertaining to the colonization of Africa.
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Personal Welfare and Liberty

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the juxtaposition of personal welfare and liberty. In this Progressivism lesson plan, students collaborate to analyze a case study that requires them to act as lobbyists for Theodore Roosevelt and present him with ideas...
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"Mars" from The Planets

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Gustav Holst's The Planets provide young musicians an opportunity to examine how composers can create a suite: a collection of smaller pieces grouped to explore a single topic. After listening to "Jupiter," they examine "Mars" in detail,...
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Geography Now! Brazil

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
There's more to Brazil than the Amazon and soccer. The "massive piece of sovereignty complexity" known as Brazil is actually home to a blend of cultures, a flooded desert, and indigenous tribes. A video profile shows these details and...
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Digital Analysis of Variation in Rodent Jaw Length

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study digital images to acquire data and evaluate the jaw of a rodent.  In this science instructional activity students perform statistical analysis.
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Treasure Island

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read Treasure Island and complete related activities. In this Treasure Island lesson, 8th graders read the story and view a PowerPoint for the novel. Students write a play based on the novel.
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Geometry Exploration Basic Trig Functions

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders solve for missing sides on a triangle using the Pythagorean Theorem. In this geometry lesson, 10th graders are introduced to basic trigonometry functions as they solve problems of right triangles. They discuss the formulas...
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U.S. Entry Into WWI

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify the reasons why the United States entered World War I. In this world history lesson plan, students are given a lecture on Woodrow Wilson and analyze documents (specifically, Woodrow Wilson's speeches). Middle...
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Lesson 2. Symbols of the Stalemate

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders identify and analyze the factors that led to WWI's stalemate. They examine The Schliefflen plan and analyze and rectify its strategic flaws.
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In Search of American Originals

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students read and respond to 'In Search of American Originals' about a contemporary American book. In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read the text and analyze the text through an analysis paper.