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Less Scrambling, More Reflecting: Unpacking Simulations of Imperialism and How We can better Teach about the Berlin Conference, the European Colonization of Africa, and African Resistance. Oil painting on cotton cloth depicting the Battle of Adwa, 2 March 1896, at which the Ethiopians defeated the Italians, from the British Museum.

Less Scrambling, More Reflecting: Unpacking Simulations of Imperialism and How We can better Teach about the Berlin Conference, the European Colonization of Africa, and African Resistance

The White Australia Post Card - Cornell University Library Digital Collections: Persuasive Maps: PJ Mode Collection. 21fifty years of new immigration contexts2. Digital History. Printable Version The massive movement of peoples as a result of voluntary choice, forced removal, and economic and cultural dislocation has been one of the most important forces for social change over the past 500 years.

Digital History

Changes produced by migration--such as urbanization or expansion into frontier regions--transformed the face of the modern world. Migration has also played a pivotal role in the formation of modern American culture. Our most cherished values as well as our art, literature, music, technology, and cultural beliefs and practices have been shaped by an intricate process of cultural contact and interaction. Jewish Immigration 1926-1942. About this Activity Created by:Karly KinseyHistorical Era:The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)Thinking Skill:Historical Analysis & InterpretationBloom's Taxonomy:AnalyzingGrade Level:High School Start Activity.

Jewish Immigration 1926-1942

Primary Source Sets. Mexican Profiles and Personalities. The Philosophy of Colonialism: Civilization, Christianity, and Commerce. Overview As the imperial powers of Europe set their sights on new geographic regions to expand their spheres of influence in the 19th century, Africa emerged as a prime location for colonization due to its wealth of natural resources and purportedly undeveloped economies ripe for exploitation.

The Philosophy of Colonialism: Civilization, Christianity, and Commerce

In reality, European colonization devastated traditional African societies and economies. Violence in Twentieth Century Africa. Pre-Rebellion Conditions The first interest for Germany in establishing a colony in East Africa came from Carl Peters who came to East Africa in 1884.

Violence in Twentieth Century Africa

With the backing of the German East African Company, they set up protectorates in the area through ‘treaties’ made with headman. The trading company was forced out by the native peoples and replaced by an army force led by Hermann von Wissmann, which assumed administrative control on January 1, 1891.

Volume2 Book1. Map History / History of Cartography - WWW-Virtual Library. Saudi Aramco World : The Admiral: Zheng He. American History - Username. Catalan chart. Indian Ocean in World History. Resources with hyperlinks 0. Padma Manian: Ideology and Race in India's Early History. Prehistoric Women Had Stronger Arms Than Modern Athletes. Learn how your family history is connected to the human journey with National Geographic’s Geno 2.0 DNA ancestry kit.

Prehistoric Women Had Stronger Arms Than Modern Athletes

From planting crops and grinding grain to caring for domestic animals, prehistoric women performed so much manual labor that it left its mark on their bones. A new study looked at remains from Neolithic, Bronze Age, and Iron Age cemeteries and compared them with bones from modern female athletes. The results show that prehistoric women were positively brawny—their arms were almost uniformly stronger than those of today’s champion rowers. University of Washington. Documents That Changed the World. Justinian Mosaic Khan Academy Commentary.

Nelson Mandela La jeunesse – Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory. Mohandas Gandhi - Facts & Summary. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, at Porbandar, in the present-day Indian state of Gujarat.

Mohandas Gandhi - Facts & Summary

His father was the dewan (chief minister) of Porbandar; his deeply religious mother was a devoted practitioner of Vaishnavism (worship of the Hindu god Vishnu), influenced by Jainism, an ascetic religion governed by tenets of self-discipline and nonviolence. At the age of 19, Mohandas left home to study law in London at the Inner Temple, one of the city’s four law colleges. Upon returning to India in mid-1891, he set up a law practice in Bombay, but met with little success. He soon accepted a position with an Indian firm that sent him to its office in South Africa.

Along with his wife, Kasturbai, and their children, Gandhi remained in South Africa for nearly 20 years. Gandhi was appalled by the discrimination he experienced as an Indian immigrant in South Africa. iWonder - World War Two: History's most savage and devastating war. iWonder - World War One: The global conflict that defined a century. Women in Ancient Athens - Academic Paper. World History Writing Resources.

Ibn Battuta’s Travels in Asia and Africa, 1325-55 – Excerpts. Ibn Battuta’s Travels in Asia and , 1325-55 – Excerpts The following excerpts are selections from those posted on the Internet Medieval Sourcebook at Here begins Ibn Battuta's travels p. 43.

Ibn Battuta’s Travels in Asia and Africa, 1325-55 – Excerpts

World Travelers Activity: Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta, Zheng He. Khan Academy. Prehistoric Art & Ancient Art. In temples dating from ancient times, structures and images may be superimposed over one another.

Prehistoric Art & Ancient Art

The same happened over periods of thousands of years with inscriptions and paintings on rocks in the open air or deep in caves. This may signify a spiritual need to establish a sense of continuity. In many sites, there are examples of multiple superimpositions, dating from prehistory to modern times. The Meaning of European Upper Paleolithic Rock Art. Rock art (also known as parietal art) is an umbrella term which refers to several types of creations including finger markings left on soft surfaces, bas-relief sculptures, engraved figures and symbols, and paintings onto a rock surface.

The Meaning of European Upper Paleolithic Rock Art

Cave paintings, above all forms of prehistoric art, have received more attention from the academic research community. Rock art has been recorded in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe. The earliest examples of European rock art are dated to about 36,000 years ago, but it was not until around 18,000 years ago that European rock art actually flourished. This was the time following the end of the Last Glacial Maximum (22,000-19,000 years ago), when climatic conditions were beginning to improve after reaching their most critical point of the Ice Age. Upper Paleolithic rock art disappeared suddenly during the Paleolithic-Mesolithic transition period, around 12,000 years ago, when the Ice Age environmental conditions were fading.

BOUNDARY MARKERs. Japanese version of Nanjing Massacre. The information on this page is modified from. Japan declares war, 1941. Constitution 1947. SelfRuleIndia. Toward Self-Rule in India (1914-47) I. Promises & Repression A. Indians served during WWI B. Government of India Act (1919) --> dyarchy 1. Indians -- agriculture, health, education 2. British -- taxes, police, courts C. The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before : Code Switch. Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has designed a map of Native American tribes showing their locations before first contact with Europeans. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption toggle caption. The Industrial Revolution. Introduction The Industrial Revolution dramatically altered European society. It expanded the types of employment available and altered the ways that people lived on a day-to-day basis. However, along with positive benefits such as longer life expectancy and increasing ease of work, came the realities of working in usually deplorable conditions in factories and mines and living in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions.

Why Haiti should be at the centre of the Age of Revolution. Here is the challenge: to write a history of modern political thought and culture that can simultaneously – and equally – embody and communicate the perspectives of those who arrived in Virginia in the hold of the slave ship São João Bautista, of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, of Jean-Jacques Dessalines and Napoleon Bonaparte, of Andrew Jackson and Harriet Tubman. While such a project might seem quixotic, we have to try. That is the political history that we’ll need in order to construct a future politics that moves beyond the legacies of racial slavery, rather than perpetually dwelling with them.

Cities and Complexity: Case studies on Jenne-Jeno and Uruk. Against All Odds - the success of Pastoralism. Human Prehistory 101 (Part 1 of 3): Out of (Eastern) Africa. Definitions of Public History. By Jennifer Evans Written and Mounted May 8, 1999 Revised September 2000 What is Public History? What sort of training should Public Historians have? Where should they publish their work? How should they be compensated?

What was life like in the Mughal Empire? Jump to navigation. The East India Company. Letters Patent of William and Mary British Library IOR A/1/48Copyright © The British Library BoardA high-quality version of this image can be purchased from British Library Images Online. For more information email Ethan Hawkley: Transforming Manila: China, Islam, and Spain in a Global Port City. The year is 1588. Agustin de Legazpi, a Tagalog chieftain from Tondo, a suburb of Manila, is planning to overthrow Spain's Philippine colony, a colony that is only about 20 years old. Convict Voyages.

A Taste of Adventure: History of Spices. SOON after dawn on May 21st 1498, Vasco da Gama and his crew arrived at Calicut after the first direct sea voyage from Europe to Asia. If history's modern age has a beginning, this is it. Fluyt. The merchant vessel responsible for 17th century Dutch trade dominance. Reshaping the Body: Clothing & Cultural Practice. Cessation of Bound Feet during the Communist Era Excerpts from When I was a girl in China, stories collected by Joseph Rupp. Traditional foot binding at the intersection of economics and beauty. Bound to Be Beautiful: Foot Binding in Ancient China. June 4, 2005–August 28, 2005. Trans-Saharan Slave Trade. Race and Slavery in the Middle East. Bernard Lewis.

Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them. Watch: The Surprising History of Bananas. Journal of World History: Favorite Early Articles. Random Thoughts on History: Opposing Image Perspectives on the Emancipation Proclamation. Student-friendly Hatian Rev summary. Focus on slavery in the revolution. Guadeloupe nat'l video about slave routes in the country. French language, 5 mins. Wonders of the African World. African Participation and Resistance to the Trade · African Passages, Lowcountry Adaptations. Brazil Remembers Its "Rubber Soldiers" The Growth of Pan-African Nationalism 1900-1919. Religion: Religions. Olmec Colossal Stone Heads. Smarthistory. Christian denomination trees and "Which denomination am I?" flowchart.

Women's Involvement in the French Salons (Early 18th Century) - ILS202_fall11. Latif Nasser: You have no idea where camels really come from. Hell hath no fury like the Trung Sister freedom fighters. Grito: The Longest Shout You'll Hear Today, With A History. Slavery and the Haitian Revolution. An Ancient Route Rolls On: Questions For Peter Frankopan, Author Of 'The Silk Roads' NPR: The Caste System. World War II: The Eastern Front. 8 Things You Should Know About WWII’s Eastern Front - History Lists. How Many People Did Joseph Stalin Kill? iWonder - Joseph Stalin: National hero or cold-blooded murderer?

Care Packages: How The U.S. Won Hearts Through Stomachs After WWII. JODO SHU English - Summary of beliefs of Buddhist sects. Islamic History in Arabia and Middle East. The World We Have Lost: Silk Roads overview, inter-regional. Civic Architecture in Islamic History - Caravanserai description and images. Possible Roman era trans-Saharan trade route - WorldMap. Week 3: Agriculture! - Neolithic Revolution maps and resources. The Cold War in the Third World. Palestinian-Israeli Conflict in :90 Video. The Conflict Zone - National Geographic Society video on conflict in Israel/Palestine. A podcast for educators, students, and history buffs. Wide Angle . Video Bank. Ideological Foundations of the Cold War. The Cold War — California History-Social Science Project. The Kitchen Sisters. The Southern Institute for Education and Research. Industrial Revolution - Facts & Summary.

Industrial Revolution Exclusive Videos & Features. Planet Money industrialization videos. Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt. Can You Dig It? More Evidence Suggests Humans From The Ice Age. Rats Blamed For Bubonic Plague, But Gerbils May Be The Real Villains.