Unit #9 - The Age of Imperialism
Unit #9 - The Age of Imperialism
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Unit #9 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Unit #9/Six Weeks TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit #9/Six Weeks TEST
Monday, Feb. 10
Tuesday, Feb. 11
Wednesday, Feb. 12
Thursday, Feb. 13
Friday, Feb. 14
Monday, Feb. 17
Tuesday, Feb. 18
Wednesday, Feb. 19
Thursday, Feb. 20
Friday, Feb. 21
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
this unit and
measure the
objectives learned.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Daily Activities
Unit Objectives
Unit Objectives
WH.1  History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in world history. The student is expected to:
         WH.1E  identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in world history from 1750 to 1914: the Scientific Revolution, the Industrial Revolution and
                        its impact on the development of modern economic systems, European imperialism, and the Enlightenment's impact on political revolutions.
         WH.1F  identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in world history from 1914 to the present: the world wars and their impact on political,
                        economic, and social systems; communist revolutions and their impact on the Cold War; independence movements; and globalization.
WH.8  History. The student understands the causes and the global impact of the Industrial Revolution and European imperialism from 1750 to 1914. The student is expected to:
          WH.8C  identify the major political, economic, and social motivations that influenced European imperialism.
          WH.8D  explain the major characteristics and impact of European imperialism.
WH.10  History. The student understands the causes and impact of World War I. The student is expected to:
          WH.10A  identify the importance of imperialism, nationalism, militarism, and the alliance system in causing World War I;
WH.15  Geography. The student uses geographic skills and tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data. The student is expected to:
          WH.15A  create and interpret thematic maps, graphs, and charts to demonstrate the relationship between geography and the historical development of a region or nation; and
          WH.15B  analyze and compare geographic distributions and patterns in world history shown on maps, graphs, charts, and models.
WH.16  Geography. The student understands the impact of geographic factors on major historic events and processes. The student is expected to:
          WH.16A  locate places and regions of historical significance directly related to major eras and turning points in world history;
          WH.16B  analyze the influence of human and physical geographic factors on major events in world history, including the development of river valley civilizations, trade in the
                           Indian Ocean, and the opening of the Panama and Suez canals.
           WH.16C  interpret maps, charts, and graphs to explain how geography has influenced people and events in the past.
WH.19  Government. The student understands the characteristics of major political systems throughout history. The student is expected to:
           WH.19A  identify the characteristics of monarchies and theocracies as forms of government in early civilizations.
           WH.19B  identify the characteristics of the following political systems: theocracy, absolute monarchy, democracy, republic, oligarchy, limited monarchy, and totalitarianism.
WH.28  Science, technology, and society. The student understands how major scientific and mathematical discoveries and technological innovations have affected societies from
1750 to the present. The student is expected to:
          WH.28B  explain the roles of military technology, transportation technology, communication technology, and medical advancements in initiating and advancing 19th century imperialism;
          WH.28E  identify the contributions of significant scientists and inventors such as Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Louis Pasteur, and James Watt.
The British Empire
The Scramble for Africa
Imperial Europe
Study Guide
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
End of the Six Weeks
The Rise of Japan
Read: Ch. 19-3
Reading Review
Making Connections
Read: Ch. 22-3
Reading Review
Read: Ch. 21-2
Reading Review
Read: Ch. 21-1
Reading Review
Read: Ch. 21-3
Reading Review
Read: Ch. 22-1/2
The Decline of China
Reading Review
Imperial Land Grab Activity
Imperialism Chart
The British Empire
Berlin Conference
People and Events
Unit #9 will introduce the class to the imperial powers of the 19th
century.  Students will study the growth and domination of the British
Empire.  Students will examine how the European powers divided
Africa at the Berlin Conference.  They will learn about rulers such as
Queen Victoria, Tsar Peter the Great, Tsar Catherine the Great,
Kaiser Wilhelm, and more.  The class will also study the decline of
China as a world power, and the rise of modern Japan.
Imperial Land Grab
The Opium Wars
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
Imperialism Chart
Imperial Europe
DBQ: Imperialism Essay
DBQ: Imperialism in Africa
Read: Chapter 26-1/2
Decline of China
Read: Chapter 25-1/3
British Rule in India
Read: Chapter 25-2
Empire Building in Africa
Read: Chapter 24
Industrial Prosperity
Read: Chapter 23-3
Unification & Reform
Read: Chapter 26-3
Modern Japan
Read: Chapter 25-4
Latin America