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HAIKU HUMP DAY! Write a haiku about the French Revolution or Enlightenment. 5 syllables 7 syllables 5 syllables Do Now Wednesday, October 30 th
Inspirational History October 30, 1974 – Muhammad Ali wins “The Rumble in the Jungle”
SWBAT understand why European powers began colonizing Africa
Colonial Claims prior to 1878 Colonial Claims by 1914
Imperialism Imperialism – the seizure of a country or territory by a stronger country Forces Driving Imperialism Belief in European superiority Social Darwinism Racism Spread of Christianity African Factors Helping Imperialism European technological superiority African disunity
Division of Africa Berlin Conference Competition led to fear of war over colonies Agreement by European countries to claim African land European nation needed to show they can control land Africa divided with little thought of African culture
Who is eating Africa? What do you think this political cartoon is saying about imperialism in Africa? Think – Pair – Share
“Scramble for Africa” Please pick up the card you were handed when you entered the classroom. Silently remove EVERYTHING from your desk and place it beneath your desk. Silently get out of your seats and come to the front of the classroom. When I call YOUR card, please “scramble” for as many desks as you are able to TOUCH The number of desks you touch results in a reward at the end of class!
Making Connections… What was it all about?
Scramble for Africa Established by the Berlin Conference European powers rushed to get into Africa to claim imperial property European powers allowed to take WHATEVER it wanted, as long as it could hold and control it
Imperialism Skits Students will divide into groups based on the cards they received earlier. Answer the following questions: Make a definition for your assigned topic What country primarily used this practice? What were the benefits? What were the negative consequences? Read the articles, answer the questions in your folder, and prepare a skit illustrating your imperial practice!
Imperialism Skits Divide & Conquer – use different ethnic against another Direct Rule – European power gets directly involved in running the colony Indirect Rule – European power allows local rulers to rule their own people Assimilation – turn colonized Africans INTO citizens of the colonizing power Christianity – convert Africans to Christianity
Exit Ticket Time Complete the exit ticket SILENTLY. (front & back!)