Links to curriculum, lesson plans, primary sources, and other teaching tools aligned to the World History Curriculum
Last Updated: Apr 7, 2011
- Africa: Imperialism and Colonialism
These sites contain information on colonial Africa. There are maps, photographs, and other primary source documents, as well as essays and interviews with contemporary authors and experts. Students can explore the historical background for literary works dealing with this setting, such as "Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad. Included are eThemes resources on South Africa, Rwanda, the African Continent, and the slave trade.
- BioClassroom: Pancho Villa
Aligns with S4C3-PO6: Pancho Villa: Outlaw Legend would be useful for classes on Mexican History, American History, World History, Military History, Hispanic Culture and Ethics. It is appropriate for middle school and high school students. Students will learn about the legendary hero/outlaw Pancho Villa. They will analyze the differences between legend, myth and historical truth. The students will explore how cultures create and maintain heroes through folklore.
- Imperialism Power Points
- Spanish American War
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