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Economies and Empire

Colonialism and the Clash of National Visions

Standards

World History Era 8

  • Standard 3A: The student understands postwar efforts to achieve lasting peace and social and economic recovery.
  • Standard 3B: The student understands economic, social and political transformations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America in the 1920s and 1930s.
  • Standard 5A: The student understands major global trends from 1900 to the end of World War II.

Common Core State Standards: English Language Arts/History/Social Studies/Grade 11-12

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.2: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source: provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11.12.9: Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.

Common Core State Standards: English Language Arts/Writing/Grade 11-12

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.1.B: Develop claim(s) and counter claims fairly and thoroughly, supplying the most relevant evidence for each while pointing out the strength and limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience’s knowledge level, concerns, values and possible biases.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2.D: Use precise language, domain-specific vocabulary, and techniques such as metaphor, simile, and analogy to manage the complexity of the topic.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization and style are appropriate to task, purpose and audience.

Common Core State Standards/English Language Arts Standards/Reading/Informational Text/Grade 11-12

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.

Grade Level

High School

Classroom Connections

Literature
Social Studies
World History

Curriculum Snapshot

  • Colonialism, the system of control by European powers over parts of Africa and the subcontinent of Asia
  • The origins and instrumental uses of colonial photography
  • Resistance to colonialism in the form of nationalist movements by using two case studies: India and Algeria

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