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Unit 4: Nationalism, Industrialism, and Imperialism

Lesson A: Birth of the Imperial World

Activator: 19th Century

Directions: Select each continent to preview some of the events from this time period.

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Written Activity - Notebook

In your notebook, respond to the following questions:

  • What patterns do you see emerging from these images?
  • Why might Europeans and Americans want to claim other land as their own? How do the images provide evidence for this?
  • How do you think the native populations reacted to imperialism ? How do some of these images support your opinion?