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Chapter 14: The Height of Imperialism

Unit 3: An Era of European Imperialism, 1800-1914

Chapter 14: The Height of Imperalism, 1800–1914

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Academic Expectations: Historical Perspective (2.20)

Program of Studies:  SS-H-HP-S-1 (Part B) Specific Below

History Channel: Video Clips of European Imperialism

Thoughtful Ed. Activities:  Vocabulary Notebook, Web Notes, Give One Get One, Memory Box


 Students will:

SS-H-HP-U-1:  History is an account of human activities that is interpretive in nature, and a variety of tools (e.g., primary and secondary sources, data, artifacts) are needed to analyze historical events.


SS-H-HP-U-2:   History is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause-effect relationships, tying past to present.


SS-H-HP-U-WC1:   Students will understand that: world civilizations (e.g., African, Asian, European, Latin American, Middle Eastern) can be analyzed by examining significant eras (Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Exploration, Age of Revolution, Nationalism and Imperialism, Technological Age, 21st Century) to develop chronological understanding and recognize cause-effect relationships and multiple causation.


SS-H-HP-U-WC2:  Students will understand that: world civilizations share common characteristics (e.g., government, belief system, economy) and have been impacted by significant individuals and groups.


SS-H-HP-U-WC3:  Students will: each era in the history of the world has social, political and economic characteristics.


Learning Targets (I Can’s)


  • I can explain the new imperialism.
  • I can define imperialism.
  • I can define protectorate.
  • I can explain the Spanish-American War.
  • I can explain indirect/direct rule.  BOGGLE ACTIVITY


  • I can define annexed.
  • I can define indigenous.


  • I can describe the Sepoy Mutiny.
  • I can define viceroy.
  • I can explain the Indian Nationalist Movement.
  • I can describe Mohandas Gandhi.  VOCABULARY NOTEBOOK


  • I can define the Monroe Doctrine.
  • I can define caudillos.