The 

Age of Imperialism

(1850 - 1914 A.D.)

The Age of Imperialism

$150 for 5 weeks

Teacher

Allison Bruning

Textbook

We will be using "World History: Patterns of Interaction, Student Edition Survey" by Holt McDougal. ISBN: 978-0547491127. This textbook is available on Amazon.

Homework

Homework assignments are given through Classcraft. Students will have 4 - 8 assignments per week that build from simple to complex. The homework listed below is the final assignment (complex one) for that week in Classcraft. 

Subjects

History

Ages

12 - 18  years old

   

Sessions

 

Session 1: The Scramble for Africa

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will identify imperialism, racism, Social Darwinism, Berlin Conference, Shaka, Boer and Boer War.

Students will describe who they would react to colonizers if they lived in South Africa during the 1880s A.D. 

Students will analyze a document written by Cecil Rhodes to determine how he felt about the British. 

Students will explain the purpose of the Berlin Conference. 

Students will compare the geographical imperialism located in Africa during 1878 A.D. and 1913 A.D.

Students will summarize Winston Churchill's involvement in the Boer War.

Students will analyze the causes and effects of absolute monarchy.

Students will contrast the difference in struggle for land during the Boer War and other takeovers in Africa.

HOMEWORK

1) Complete Section 1 Assessment and Multimedia Activity on page 778.

2) Read pages 779 - 785 in course textbook.

3) Complete Imperialism Connect to Today questions on page 780.

Session 2: Imperialism Case Study: Nigeria

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review their homework.

Students will identify paternalism, assimilation and Menelik II.

Students will analyze the different forms of imperialism.

Students will examine the geographical British control of Nigeria in 1914.

Students will describe the forms of imperialistic control British used in Nigeria.

Students will summarize the life and historical contribution of Samori Toure.

Students will examine the geographical locations of resistance movements in Africa from 1881 - 1906 A.D.

Students will explain why might the problems caused by artificial boundaries continue after the Europeans left.

Students will examine primary sources concerning the views of Imperialism.

HOMEWORK

1) Complete Section 2 Assessment and Connect to Today on page 784.

2) Read pages 789 - 790 in course textbook.

Session 3: Europeans Claim Muslim Lands

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review their homework.

Students will identify geopolitics, Crimean War and Suez Canal.

Students will examine the geographical spread of the Ottoman Empire from 1699 - 1914 A.D.

Students will infer how the Crimean War help lead to the decline of the Ottoman Empire.

Students will describe the two effects raising cotton had upon the Egyptian agriculture.

Students will examine the geographical significance of the Suez Canal.

Students will analyze a document written by al-Afghani to determine how he condemned the actions of a Persian ruler.

HOMEWORK

1) Complete Section 3 Assessment and Connect to Today on page 790.

2) Read pages 791 - 795 in course textbook.

Session 4: British Imperialism in India

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review their homework.

Students will identify sepoy, "jewel in the crown", Sepoy Mutiny, and Raj.

Students will identify the continents on which Indian goods were being traded.

Students will examine the location of western held territories in Asia during 1910 A.D.

Students will compare the social classes in India of the British Army and Indian servants.

Students will explain how the Sepoy Mutiny changed the political climate of India.

Students will analyze why the British would think that dividing the Hindus into separate sections would be good.

HOMEWORK

1) Complete Section 4 Assessment and Connect to Today on page 795.

2) Read pages 796 - 795 in course textbook.

Session 5: Imperialism in Southeast Asia

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review their homework.

Students will identify Pacific Rim, King Mongkut, Emilio Aguinaldo, annexation, and Queen Liliuokalani.

Students will explain why so many Chinese moved to Malaysia.

Students will examine the geographical locations of different European colonies in Southeast Asia during 1895 A.D.

Students will summarize the life and historical contribution of Queen Liliuokalani.

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