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DRAW A LINE SEPARATING TODAY &
YESTERDAY
1) Write: Date: 11/04/10, Topic: Imperialism-Africa
2) Next line, write “Opener #...
Agenda
1) Imperialism - Africa
What you will be able to do:
1) Why are countries in Africa still
plagued with lower develo...
1600-1750:
Enlightenment
1750-1800:
Political Rev.
1800-1900:
Nationalism
Imperialism
1600-1750:
Agric. Rev. 2
1750-1900:
...
Review, Title: “Imperialism Notes”
1) Ways to Control a Population:
a) Put your Eur. culture in place:
language, religion,...
4) Berlin Conference (1884): To prevent
European war, Eur. powers negotiate rules to
divide Africa (no African reps) + no ...
Notes #38a, Title: “Imperialism
Notes”
5) Key African Nations:
a) Liberia: Founded by
free slaves, Af.
Americans oppress +...
6) Key African Imperialist:
a)King Leopold: Belgium’s king most brutally
rules Congo to extract rubber
b) Cecil Rhodes: Br...
Journal #38d, Title “Video: Belgium Congo”
1) Copy Source Title: King Leopold
2…) Discuss questions on the board
with a pa...
Journ #38e, Title “Diamond Trade”
Read, and then answer:
1) Briefly summarize Rhodes’ life.
2) Today, most diamonds still ...
Conflict Free Diamonds: Much More Expensive
Journ #38f, Title “Ethiopia”
Read, and then answer:
1) List some things
Ethiopia did that helped
prevent its
colonization?...
Journ #38j, “Resistance Debate”
1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write
which you choose and explain why.
2) Then wr...
Journal #38k, Title “Video: Legacy of
Imperialism”
1) Copy Source Title: End of Poverty
2…) Discuss questions on the board...
110410 world imperialism africa 50m
110410 world imperialism africa 50m
110410 world imperialism africa 50m
110410 world imperialism africa 50m
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  1. 1. DRAW A LINE SEPARATING TODAY & YESTERDAY 1) Write: Date: 11/04/10, Topic: Imperialism-Africa 2) Next line, write “Opener #38” and then: 1) Write 1 high+1 low in last 24 hours 2) Rate your understanding of yesterday: lost<1-5>too easy (3 is perfect) 3) Respond to the Opener by writing at least 1 sentences about: Your opinions/thoughts OR/AND Questions sparked by the clip OR/AND Summary of the clip OR/AND
  2. 2. Agenda 1) Imperialism - Africa What you will be able to do: 1) Why are countries in Africa still plagued with lower development? Reminder 1) Complete PRI the World podcast HW
  3. 3. 1600-1750: Enlightenment 1750-1800: Political Rev. 1800-1900: Nationalism Imperialism 1600-1750: Agric. Rev. 2 1750-1900: Ind. Rev. 1 (Factories) 1900-X: Ind. Rev. 2 (Corporati ons) Timeline up to now: Colonialism: Conquer, lo control Imperialism: Conquer, hi control
  4. 4. Review, Title: “Imperialism Notes” 1) Ways to Control a Population: a) Put your Eur. culture in place: language, religion, local schools, send locals to European colleges (assimilate) b) Give 1 ethnic group higher status to control another, pit 1 against another (divide and rule) c) Military technology (Maxim gun) d) Used discriminatory laws + the media to promote racial inferiority (obedience)
  5. 5. 4) Berlin Conference (1884): To prevent European war, Eur. powers negotiate rules to divide Africa (no African reps) + no regard for traditional borders of African ppl (a bit like Congress of Vienna).
  6. 6. Notes #38a, Title: “Imperialism Notes” 5) Key African Nations: a) Liberia: Founded by free slaves, Af. Americans oppress + start wars with local Africans b) Ethiopia: Modernized: bought weapons, hired military experts, set up schools, defeated Italy! c) South Africa: South- Cape Colony (UK), North-Boers (Dutch), UK unifies north + south.
  7. 7. 6) Key African Imperialist: a)King Leopold: Belgium’s king most brutally rules Congo to extract rubber b) Cecil Rhodes: British entrepreneur that spread British rule in S. Africa (controls diamond trade) c) Rudyard Kipling: Writer fuels imagination for imperialism
  8. 8. Journal #38d, Title “Video: Belgium Congo” 1) Copy Source Title: King Leopold 2…) Discuss questions on the board with a partner. Summarize your discussion (include their name at the end). Remember participation points are deducted if off task. 5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Journal Sections Time Bookmark: 00:00
  9. 9. Journ #38e, Title “Diamond Trade” Read, and then answer: 1) Briefly summarize Rhodes’ life. 2) Today, most diamonds still come from Africa. The money from diamonds help finance the on-going civil wars. Is there something ironic that an item that has only symbolic value, and value mostly for westerns, fuel continuing suffering in Africa? Would you pay double the price to get non- African, conflict free diamonds (like Canadian article diamonds)? Be prepared to present.
  10. 10. Conflict Free Diamonds: Much More Expensive
  11. 11. Journ #38f, Title “Ethiopia” Read, and then answer: 1) List some things Ethiopia did that helped prevent its colonization? (only one to prevent colonization) Be prepared to present. Ethopia’s King Menelik II
  12. 12. Journ #38j, “Resistance Debate” 1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why. 2) Then write down what your partner thinks (include their name at the end). 1 2 3 4 5 CON: Keep Old Ways 1) We can fight with our own methods 2) If we give up our culture, we lose before the fight even starts 3) Once you adopt Eur. tech, you lose control of your unique culture PRO: Adopt Eur. Ways 1) Western ideas and methods are only way to win 2) Western ideas aren’t western, they’re modern 3) If we need to give up some culture to survive, so be it
  13. 13. Journal #38k, Title “Video: Legacy of Imperialism” 1) Copy Source Title: End of Poverty 2…) Discuss questions on the board with a partner. Summarize your discussion (include their name at the end). Remember participation points are deducted if off task. 5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Journal Sections Time Bookmark: 00:00
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