Grade 9 ~ Imperialism

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9A ~ READING HOMEWORK IN YOUR ASSIGNED TEXT BOOK, Prentice Hall World History Connections to Today, read Russia: Reform and Reaction pages 598 to 605, by Monday, April 29, 2013 and Chapter 25, The New Imperialism 630 to 655 before Thursday, May 2, 2013.

9A & 9B Imperialism in Africa map due Tuesday, April 30. The World Before Imperialism graphic organizer due April 30, 2013.

9A & 9B Familiarize your self with these terms and concepts: autocracy, serfs, Alexander II, pogroms, Trans-Siberian Railroad, Russ-Japanese War, socialist republic, Vladimir Lenin, Bloody Sunday, and Duma, these relate to Russia. These are about India: British East India Company, Sepoy Mutiny, Raj, Indian National Congress, and Muslim League. These relate to East Asia: unequal treaties, extraterritoriality, Taping Rebellion, Boxer Rebelion, Sun Yixian, Treaty of Kanagawa, Emperor Meiji, Sino-Japanese War. These are associated with Africa: Social Darwinism, Cecil Rhodes, Suez Canal, Berlin Conference, Leopold II, Shaka, and Menelik II. These relate to Latin America: Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Porfirio Diaz, Emiliano Zapata, Francisco “Pancho” Villa, Venustiano Carranza, Jose Marti, Spanish-American War, Emilio Aguinaldo, Roosevelt Corollary. Be ready for a quiz and a test on May 2 and 3, 2013.

This video, Russia’s Geographic Challenge, will help you understand why Russia has always wanted to expand.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6LIhNgsQoc

Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols: Crash Course World History #20 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etmRI2_9Q_A

Grade 9 –Written Reports

Interviews- You will interview an older person about their experience and view of history. Due May 16, 2013.

What can you do to change the world? What are other people doing? Pick a topic, charity or explain your idea in writing. Due May 20, 2013.

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