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Unit 3: Revolutions and Reaction

Lesson D: The Americas — Land of Revolutionary Opportunity

Activator: The World 1700-1900

Directions: Select each continent to preview some events that are similar to the opportunities in the Americas that you will learn about in this lesson.


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Classroom Activity - Revolutions and Reaction in the Americas

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Directions: Prepare a response to the discussion question below. Follow your teacher’s directions to participate in your class discussion.

  • Describe the results of contact among societies of the world during the 1700s and 1800s?

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Now that you have previewed examples of contact between people during the 1700s and 1800s, move to the opening discussion of revolutionary opportunities during this time period.