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Showing Grade 10, Unit 4, Imperialism and Colonialism
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African Sourcebook

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/africa/africasbook.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: From ancient times to the modern era, here are dozens of primary materials about the history of Africa. These are excellent sources on ancient history, the Greek and Roman period slavery and abolition, European imperialism, and modern Africa. Standards 6.1.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.8, 7.4.1, 10.4.2, and 10.10.1

Comments: A must see page of links to things African

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 111

African Voices

http://www.mnh.si.edu/africanvoices/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Smithsonian site is wonderfully rich graphically and has a huge, well organized compiliation of resources on the history of Africa from ancient times to now. Standards 6.2.8, 7.4.1, 7.11.2, and 10.4.3

Comments: The sections on Egypt are brief.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 113

British Empire

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/state/empire/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Review how the British Empire assumed global predominance, and the factors which led to its decline.Trace the experiences of Commonwealth soldiers in the conflicts of the 20th century. Chart the achievements and landmarks of British history. Standards 10.4.1, 10.4.2, and 10.4.3

Comments: This site was developed and maintained by BBC.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 450

British Empire

http://www.britishempire.co.uk/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Beginning with a brief overview of the British Empire, which covered much of the globe at one time, see a map and a timeline of British imperial history. Standards 10.4.2 and 10.4.3

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 451

Commodore Matthew Perry: When We Landed in Japan, 1854

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1854Perry-japan1.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The expedition to Japan, which resulted in a treaty of peace between that country and the United States in 1854, was organized and commanded by Commodore Perry. This expedition brought massive changes to Japan which had been isolated for almost 200 years and had fallen behind the west in technology. Standard 10.3.2

Comments: This description of the landing of the Americans was compiled by Francis L. Hawks from the notes and journals of Commodore Perry.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 770

India and Pakistan-50 Years

http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9708/India97/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This CNN web site illuminates the historical background for the India-Pakistan rivalry that exists today. Digitized video, a slide show, and an interactive timeline helps the student to understand the legacy of the British Raj and partition. Standard 10.4.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1713

India Turns 50

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/india/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: At midnight, Aug. 15, 1947, 300 years of British rule of the Indian subcontinent came to an end as the modern states of India and Pakistan were born. The New York Times on looks back at the events of 1947 and the road to India's independence, as reported in the pages of The Times. Standard 10.4.4

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1715

India, 1930

http://www.pbs.org/weta/forcemorepowerful/india/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: From the PBS series on non-violence called "A Force More Powerful", this web site tells the story of the Salt March defying British colonial rule in India. Using interviews, maps, a timeline, and readings from the works of Gandhi, students will be able to understand the powerful force of non-violent protest and how the Indians made it work. Standard 10.4.4.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1716

India: The Dilemmas of Diversity

http://asnic.utexas.edu/asnic/countries/india/Hardgrave.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This article by Professor Hardgrave, of Temple University, reviews the history of India with respect to its diverse people, religions and nationalities. It shows how these things have led to the conflicts and problems now being experienced in India. Standard 10.4.4

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1717

Shooting an Elephant

http://www.online-literature.com/orwell/887/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This wonderful story about a young British officer's experience Burma is based on George Orwell's service during the British Raj. It portrays the conflicts faced by imperialists trying to impose their rule on their subjects. Standard 10.4.2

Comments: The entire story is online and works well for interdisciplinary classes.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2763

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