Lesson # 1
Lesson # 2
How was Africa affected by European imperialism?
CO: 635-636 CN: 621-626 P: 685-689 PIR: 685-689 PIB: 773-778
- Define the following: a. imperialism b. protectorate c. colony d. Social Darwinism
- Identify the European motives for imperialism.
- Explain how Dr. Livingstone’s story helped start European imperialism.
- Identify the parts of Africa that were occupied by each of the following countries: a. England b. France c. Germany d. Belgium e. Spain f. Portugal g. Italy
Alternative History: The Europeans had controlled and manipulated countries in Africa for decades after imperialism. This had a profound effect on the way the African countries developed. WHAT IF the Europeans were unsuccessful in their attempt to colonize Africa? How would Africa be different? Explain in a 3-4 paragraph essay
Lesson # 3
How did Britain gain control of and govern India?
CO: 644-649 CN: 631-634 P: 701-705 PIR: 701-705 PIB: 791-795
- Explain how the British East India Company gained control of India.
- Identify: a. the Amritsar Massacre b. the Sepoy Mutiny
- Explain the early Indian reaction to British rule.
- Identify the positive and negative aspects of British rule in India.
Lesson # 4
How did China become a victim of imperialism?
CO: 649-653 CN: 635-639 P: 715-719 PIR: 715-719 PIB: 805-809
- Identify the following: a. Spheres of Influence b. extraterritoriality
- Explain how the opium sold by Britain affected the people of China?
- Explain the impact of the Opium War on China.
- Explain the impact of the Sino-Japanese War on China.
Choose one of the following:
- A. Alternative History: The Opium War was a decisive battle in Asian history and is considered a major turning point for the Chinese. When they lost the war, the door was opened up the British who manipulated them for decades. WHAT IF the Chinese had won the Opium War? How would China have been different?
- B. Historical Research: The Taiping Rebellion was the bloodiest civil war in world history. Nearly 30,000,000 people died in this war. In a 3-4 paragraph essay explain why the civil war took place, what were the two sides fighting over and what the outcome was for China.
Lesson # 5
How did Japan resist the threat of imperialism?
CO: 658-663 CN: 644-649 P: 720-723 PIR: 720-723 PIB: 810-813
- Explain why Commodore Perry of the U.S was sent to Japan.
- Explain Japanese reaction to the United States in Japan.
- Explain why the Meiji Restoration was a turning point in Japanese history.
- Explain how the Japanese strengthened themselves and avoided becoming a victim of imperialism unlike other countries.