Unit 4: Nationalism, Industrialism, and Imperialism
Lesson G: Russian Desperation and the Ottoman Decline
Activity 4: The Crimean War
From the 17th through the 19th century, the Ottoman Empire and the Russian Empire fought a series of wars. One of the main sources of friction between the two empires was possession of the area of Crimea, on the northern shore of the Black Sea. In this activity you will explore the causes and effects of the Crimean War.
Historical Investigation - The Crimean War
Directions: For this activity, open the student resource titled Historical Investigation - The Crimean War. Use the documents to investigate the causes and effects of the Crimean War.
- Download the Student Resource: Historical Investigation - The Crimean War. (doc).
- Select the link to review the how to complete a Historical Investigation.
- Submit your answers to the completed historical investigation to your teacher as instructed.